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Superdrug Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated Nov 7, 2019

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Superdrug CEO Peter Macnab
Peter Macnab
233 Ratings
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  • "Long hours, hard to maintain work/life balance(in 34 reviews)

  • "have to upsell "star buys" at the till constantly- get no reward or recognition for doing so(in 34 reviews)

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  1. "great company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Supervisor 

    I have been working at Superdrug full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Supportive team, good work environment

    Cons

    long hours, early and late shifts

    Superdrug2019-11-07
  2. "Good company"

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    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Customer interaction responsibility Communication skills friendly interact with different people

    Cons

    Long hours need more training better contracts support for staff better management

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    Superdrug2019-09-21
  3. "Not so great or friendly to their management teams."

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    Current Employee - Store Manager in Glasgow, Scotland
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nothing to be positive about the company.

    Cons

    Very long hours and very little pay or respect.

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    Superdrug2019-09-18
  4. "Hard work, but rewarding"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Superdrug full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good rate of pay and a great team!

    Cons

    Long hours, only paid for contracted 39 regardless of how many you work over that

    Superdrug2019-08-10
  5. "Not so bad"

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    Former Employee - Sales Assistant 

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

    Pros

    The staff where I was at, wasn’t bad

    Cons

    Long hours. So less pay. Always talking about star buys

    Superdrug2019-08-09
  6. "Decent"

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    Former Employee - Retail Apprentice in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Friendly staff Busy Keeps you on your toes

    Cons

    Low pay Long hours Not flexible

    Superdrug2019-07-17
  7. "Hard work pays off"

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    Current Employee - Area Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fast pace if you like it, great bonus

    Cons

    Long hours, hard to maintain work/life balance

    Superdrug2019-06-27
  8. "Good team"

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    Former Employee - Team Leader in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Superdrug full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good progression Helpful team Friendly

    Cons

    Long hours Early starts

    Superdrug2019-06-20
  9. "Good"

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    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Superdrug for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Discount is very good and staff

    Cons

    Long hours in Christmas period

    Superdrug2019-05-30
  10. "Was alright"

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    Former Employee - Sales Assistant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    good discounts 10% of most things 30% off others

    Cons

    Long hours short brakes, boring at times

    Superdrug2019-06-12
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