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J Sainsbury Reviews

Updated 25 September, 2018
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Pros
  • "Good pay, especially for the night shift" (in 174 reviews)

  • "Staff discount 10% of total sales" (in 105 reviews)

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  1. "Software Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Watford, ON
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Watford, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at J Sainsbury full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good pay, great bonus, nice work culture.

    Cons

    Hardly any. Kinda faraway from transport links. But that is me, not driving.

    Advice to Management

    We need more free food!


  2. "Good Company"

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    Former Employee - Team Leader
    Former Employee - Team Leader

    I worked at J Sainsbury part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Vacation are ok
    Customer are nice
    Work Conditions
    Discount for Employees
    Some future Opportunities

    Cons

    Management needs improvemnet
    Work Shifts can be unsual
    Pay us lower end
    the leadership is lacking

  3. "Solid starting career"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good management, overtime available, friendly easy going and clean working environment, employee discount is always helpful especially at Christmas

    Cons

    Limited progression, not much interaction / communication between departments, not many chances to increase earnings or develop additional skills for higher positions

    Advice to Management

    Rework the training program to cover other areas other than just the shop floor, HR training would be a good place to start or marketting


  4. "Relaxed"

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    Current Employee - Team Leader in London, ON
    Current Employee - Team Leader in London, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    It's big chain company and chain company

    Cons

    Hard to progress in the company

    Advice to Management

    Open new vacancies


  5. "Nightshift stocker"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Friendly atmosphere
    Friendly staff and manager
    Fast paced

    Cons

    staff discount only 10%
    Work life balance can be askew if you get overtime


  6. "Great company"

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    Former Employee - Team Leader in Wallington, South East England, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Team Leader in Wallington, South East England, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at J Sainsbury full-time

    Pros

    good pay, good discount, potential good bonus

    Cons

    dont pay overtime, long hours


  7. "general Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at J Sainsbury full-time

    Pros

    Great People to work with

    Cons

    there are few buses go that area

  8. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at J Sainsbury (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very scale company, great opportunity of experience

    Cons

    salary, could be improved but again it's a retail company


  9. "Customer Service Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at J Sainsbury part-time

    Pros

    Great company to work for, staff are friendly, great first job, good discount.

    Cons

    management can sometime be pretty lenient so people get away with multiple absences

    Advice to Management

    be firmer!


  10. "Customer service assistant"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Barnes, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Barnes, England (UK)

    I have been working at J Sainsbury part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good working environment, everybody is respected and management is really helpful.

    Cons

    The management does not take any action against low-performance workers.


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