B&Q Reviews

Updated Jan 28, 2022

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3.5
65%
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80%
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Graham Bell
371 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay for young people nice environment(in 157 reviews)

  • "20% staff discount after 3 months of working here(in 90 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "b amp q(in 81 reviews)

  • "not enough training poor management(in 44 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Fast paced but fun place to work

      Mar 19, 2016 -  
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great team mates Always someone to help you if you need it. Learning new skills Customer interaction Good training program to help you learn and settle into your role.

      Cons

      Stroppy customers who can talk nasty to you. Trying to remember where products are (there are so many) when a customer wants a specific product.

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good

      Jan 26, 2022 - Customer Service Representative in Guildford, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice ppl, good pay, fun

      Cons

      new so no cons yet

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee

      B&Q are sexy

      Jan 25, 2022 - Plumber in Stockport, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      -Long breaks -Hardly had to do any work -Great management -Nice brews

      Cons

      -Shift started at 9am - WTF -Sometimes customers came in and it meant I had to get off my backside.

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Good entry role into Sales

      Jan 24, 2022 - Sales Assistant in Reading, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Constant training opportunities - Face to face sales experience - develop a broad product knowledge - learn ad-hoc & product management knowledge, also learning managerial skills and responsibilities in practice

      Cons

      - promotion seems to lean to a base of years of experience rather than skillset and potential

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good place to work

      Jan 22, 2022 - C A in Buxton, ME
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good place to work at

      Cons

      No cons to this job

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      My experience

      Jan 23, 2022 - Customer Assistant in Reading, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good pay Long breaks Enjoyable work

      Cons

      Shift pattern wasn’t the best

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great Employer

      Jan 21, 2022 - Sales Advisor in Aberdeen, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Everything was so so great

      Cons

      Absolutely nothing to complain about

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      review

      Jan 21, 2022 - Sales Assistant in Oxford, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      lots of fun miss the place

      Cons

      boring long hours and managers could be annoying

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good

      Jan 20, 2022 - Customer Advisor in Alfreton, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good time off and rotar system

      Cons

      worked weekends a lot of the time

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    10. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Good

      Jan 19, 2022 - Sales Advisers in Ipswich, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Friendly environment and atmosphere in the store

      Cons

      very very long shifts sometimes

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