Poundland Reviews

Updated May 21, 2020

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3.0
42%
Recommend to a Friend
75%
Approve of CEO
Poundland Managing Director Barry Williams
Barry Williams
52 Ratings
Pros
Cons
  • "Long hours including holidays, short staffed,(in 22 reviews)

  • "Standing at tills four up to 10 hours(in 13 reviews)

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  1. "Terrible"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Retail Store Manager in Pound, VA

    I worked at Poundland full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Keeping fit and always on your feet

    Cons

    Long hours, no thanks and no help or support as the support centre know very little

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    Poundland2019-01-30
  2. "Work"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Customer Assistant in Liverpool, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Poundland part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    It has a good and friendly working environment.

    Cons

    The job is very busy.

    Poundland2020-05-21
  3. "none"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Manager in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Poundland full-time

    Pros

    its a good company to work for

    Cons

    the hours are too long and task too tidoeus

    Poundland2020-05-21
  4. "its good company"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Associate in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Poundland full-time

    Pros

    the people i work with are absolutely fantastic. in the us office, thereis a close kint environment that kindles professional friendships and a immediate help.

    Cons

    i wouldn't exactly call this a con but the office is definitely small so needless to say it needs to remain a drama free zone.this is avoided by heavily vetting each candidate that applies for a position and ensuring they will fit in properly with the ensuring they will fit in properly with the staff.

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    Poundland2020-05-05
  5. "good environment"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Sales Assistant 

    I worked at Poundland part-time

    Pros

    great team friendly welcoming atmosphere

    Cons

    can be a bit overwhelming

    Poundland2020-03-20
  6. "Decent first job"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Assistant 

    I worked at Poundland part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    - my team were amazing!

    Cons

    - Long hours - loads of heavy lifting

    Poundland2020-03-05
  7. "Loved every minute"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Store Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Poundland full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great opportunity’s for progression, salary, flexibility

    Cons

    Not enough hours for team, company cuts corners.

    Poundland2020-02-24
  8. Helpful (1)

    "Eh"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Poundland full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    absolutely nothing at all realy perhaps fine money

    Cons

    everything bad hours bad management expired food rude staff

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    Poundland2020-03-05
  9. "Not great"

    2.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Student in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Poundland full-time

    Pros

    Not many pros for this

    Cons

    £4/hour, hard work as clientele can be rude

    Poundland2020-03-05
  10. "Great"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cleaner in Neath, Wales

    I worked at Poundland part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Nice people to work with

    Cons

    Long hours, minimun wage

    Poundland2020-02-19
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