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Updated Oct 4, 2023

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Found 13,612 of over 14K reviews
64% Recommend to a Friend
66% Approve of CEO

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  • "good pay very chill job just get paid to go on your phone and sell ciggies(in 1537 reviews)
  • "Colleagues are friendly and willing to help without making you look stupid as a new starter.(in 804 reviews)
  • "Nice People and you get to know most of them if you work with them.(in 647 reviews)
  • "All staff is friendly and I love when they support me anytime when i need them.(in 568 reviews)
  • "Benefits are good and hours(in 232 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Aug 3, 2023
      Anonymous Employee
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      Great company to work for


      Manager isn’t consistent with team

      1. 3.0
        Oct 2, 2023
        Food Trading Assistant
        Current Employee
        Wakefield, MA
        CEO Approval
        Business Outlook


        Pay is great or say the least


        Work load is heavier for night shifts.

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      Sainsbury’s has an overall rating of 3.6 out of 5, based on over 14,364 reviews left anonymously by employees. 64% of employees would recommend working at Sainsbury’s to a friend and 46% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

      According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Sainsbury’s employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.2 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Sainsbury’s. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

      64% of Sainsbury’s employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Sainsbury’s 3.4 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.4 for culture and values and 3.0 for career opportunities.

      According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Sainsbury’s to be career development, benefits, coworkers and the cons to be workplace, management.

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      Senior Financial Analyst

      I went through the final round of interview last Thursday with the CFO. It seemed to have went well, she said she'll talk to me soon. I haven't heard back yet. When is an appropriate time to follow up. And should I email the recruiter or the hiring manager?


      Customer Service Representative CSR

      I had an interview this afternoon for a customer service position in a call center. The ad was very vague to begin with and at the end of it I felt like I really didn't know anything more about the job. When I asked about the starting pay, which was not published in the ad, they looked incredulous (they were doing on-the-spot hiring today) and then asked me "What's your range?" And only responded with "I think we could meet that." And still never gave me a straight answer. Is this a red flag?

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      Software Engineer

      I did my initial interview with a “better established” startup and they said the interview process is 5 interviews. 3 technical then 1 interview with the CEO then another technical interview. Idk about you but that seems like a lot of interviews and they said they want to do it as fast as possible in a short time span. Is this a normal amount of interviews? Is this a red flag? For a full stack software position 4-5 years exp how much salary should be the norm in a hcol area?


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