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MH Alshaya Reviews

Updated September 17, 2018
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Pros
  • "Good work life balance and better environment to work" (in 21 reviews)

  • "No reason to work here it wasn't a nice environment to work in" (in 14 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work-life balance, unprofessional employees, better management needed" (in 8 reviews)

  • "Very biased Salary based on nationality" (in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Loved working at AlShaya as MAC area MAnager"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at MH Alshaya full-time

    Pros

    i learned alot, very detailed job

    Cons

    work pressure. always behind deadlines


  2. "Prep Cook/Dishwasher"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Prep Cook/Dishwasher in New Orleans, LA
    Former Employee - Prep Cook/Dishwasher in New Orleans, LA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at MH Alshaya full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    It's a alright place if you trying to learn Italian

    Cons

    They're a little bit racist

    Advice to Management

    It's great

  3. Helpful (6)

    "Technical support engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at MH Alshaya full-time

    Pros

    the largest company in middle east

    Cons

    No career path ,no promotion and no sallary increase


  4. Helpful (6)

    "associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at MH Alshaya full-time

    Pros

    work life balance, compensation, benefits

    Cons

    slow career progression, flat business outlook


  5. Helpful (7)

    "Regional Marketing Manager - Restaurant Division"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at MH Alshaya full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great efforts to recruit and offers a good compensation package.
    Retail giant - good work experience provided you are working with a good manager.

    Cons

    Not much effort into retaining employees or keeping them happy.
    Too much red tape to get simple things done.
    Based in Kuwait... big effort required to live in this country.

    Advice to Management

    More efforts need to keep employees happy and stay true to the offer contract.

    MH Alshaya Response

    Jul 23, 2015 – Advertising Manager

    Thank you for your feedback. HR are currently working on many initiatives to engage and retain employees - there's not much we can change about Kuwait though.


  6. Helpful (13)

    "Challenging and stimulating environment"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous
    Current Employee - Anonymous
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at MH Alshaya full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Job Security
    One of the best known company in MENA region.
    Working here gives exposure to many areas and you feel involved in various activity.
    Multi Nationality People work together.
    Annual increment, Good Salary Package.
    Inventive System.

    Cons

    Internal Development is slow.
    Different Salaries for different Nationality.
    No Fly Ticket for employee working as staff.
    Senior Management hired externally.
    Does not cover Insurance for Family.
    Internal Transfer almost impossible.

    Advice to Management

    People working on same level for 4 Years and above to be interviewed to understand strength and give opportunity to move into different roles based on strength of people.

    MH Alshaya Response

    Aug 23, 2015 – Advertising Manager

    Thank you for your review. We recommend that you speak to your Line Manager to discuss what you need to do to get promoted within your function. Good luck.


  7. Helpful (4)

    "big company, give experiences , too much work all the time"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at MH Alshaya full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    not bad salary and give good experience

    Cons

    too much hard work all the time

    MH Alshaya Response

    Aug 23, 2015 – Advertising Manager

    Thank you for your review. We are glad you work very hard as this is how we all become better.

  8. "very good experience"

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    Current Employee - According to the Vacant in Gulfport, MS
    Current Employee - According to the Vacant in Gulfport, MS
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at MH Alshaya full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    strong company ,she have a good brands

    Cons

    salary .Difficulty moving from one brand to another

    Advice to Management

    Work on a specific plan to increase salaries in an orderly

    MH Alshaya Response

    Aug 23, 2015 – Advertising Manager

    Thank you for your review, we have passed your comments about salary to the relevant team.


  9. "quick review on company pros & cons"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at MH Alshaya full-time

    Pros

    great teams
    Business efficiency
    Clear targets
    Great leadership of Managing Director
    Customer Focus

    Cons

    Old and slow reporting systems
    Manual documentation

    Advice to Management

    Great talent and opportunities are often lost due to consuming reporting system and extended audit processes. Lack of time for action which could influence business efficiency.


  10. "No Scope"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Work culture is very professional

    Cons

    No salary increment even after an year, No proper mentorship


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