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Coles Reviews

Updated Feb 24, 2020

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3.5
64%
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65%
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Coles CEO John Durkan (no image)
John Durkan
340 Ratings
Pros
  • "good pay and excellent conditions(in 151 reviews)

  • "Great management team and flexible hours(in 94 reviews)

Cons
  • "They will implement changes without discussing with team members first to get opinions(in 60 reviews)

  • "Long hours, repetitive work etc(in 56 reviews)

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  1. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Cashier 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Easy place to work at

    Cons

    Sometimes not great place to be

    Coles2020-01-08
  2. "amazing job"

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    Current Employee - Auctioneer Assistant in Langley, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Coles part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    awsome environment and kind and understanding bosses and supervisors.

    Cons

    None that I can think of!

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    Coles2019-09-04
  3. "The manager makes all the difference"

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    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Coles

    Pros

    Good base pay. Customers usually happy to see you

    Cons

    Holiday seasons are crazy and spillages ruin the day

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    Coles2018-01-23
  4. "Great first job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Coles part-time

    Pros

    good part time job during school and uni with flexible shift arrangements

    Cons

    Customers can be rude, understaffed sometimes

    Coles2020-02-20
  5. "Probably the best transition job for students"

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    Current Employee - Team Member in North Sydney
    Recommends

    I have been working at Coles part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexible hours Employee discounts Career advancement opportunity

    Cons

    Underappretiated at times Understaffed at times

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    Coles2020-02-18
  6. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Personal Online Shopper 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Independent work Team environment

    Cons

    Constant change in management (my location) Repetitive work

    Coles2020-02-17
  7. "working aT COLES"

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    Former Employee - Sales Team Member in Toorak
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Coles part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    more opportunities for career development in the life

    Cons

    late night shifts and long hours shifts

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    Coles2020-02-15
  8. "Decent place to work"

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    Former Employee - Team Member 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible working hours and decent pay for night time workers

    Cons

    Customer based roles can be unpredictable

    Coles2020-02-12
  9. "Very interactive environment, not alot of opportunity"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Clayton
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Coles part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good team to work with, work is manageable

    Cons

    Managers barely want to help good work, only rely upon people who want to, not necessarily look or offer.

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    Coles2020-02-12
  10. "Amazing"

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    Current Employee - Cashier/Sales Floor Team Member in Oakleigh

    I have been working at Coles part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Fantastic company to work for, I just love it.

    Cons

    Can't think of any negatives, it is a good company and my store is fantastic

    Coles2020-02-11

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