Tesco Reviews

Updated Jan 14, 2021

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3.8
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Tesco Group Chief Executive Dave Lewis
Dave Lewis
3,149 Ratings
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  1. Featured Review

    "Company with a heart"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Buying Manager in Welwyn Garden City, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Tesco full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Benefits, work-life balance, range of projects, fast-pace and senior-leadership accessibility. People focused and a growth mindset culture (especially leaders).

    Cons

    Diversity, inconsistent development plans, internal feedback culture, lack of structure in meetings. Feels relatively hierarchical sometimes.

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  2. "Excellent"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends

    I worked at Tesco full-time

    Pros

    great learning and training excellent leadership

    Cons

    none that couldn't be worked out


  3. "Tesco Employment"

    4.0
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    • Diversity & Inclusion
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Tesco Sales Assistant in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    fun, good, great, splendid, enjoyed it

    Cons

    difficult, not meant for me

  4. Helpful (1)

    "Great company to work"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Officer 

    I worked at Tesco full-time

    Pros

    Great environment and supportive leaders

    Cons

    Hectic work schedule and poor work life balance

  5. "Good"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative 

    I worked at Tesco full-time

    Pros

    Busy work and finish early afternoon

    Cons

    Working every weekend plus public holidays

  6. "Shift leader"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Tesco full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Hard work good teams to work with

    Cons

    Not set schedules, unrealistic expectations

  7. "Buying Admin"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends

    I worked at Tesco full-time

    Pros

    Excellent work culture and opportunities for career development

    Cons

    No cons working for TESCO

  8. "Tesco HQ Product developer"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Tesco part-time

    Pros

    Meet lots of people Travel around the world Autonomy in job role and large responsibility Instore Discount Flexible working hours Good pension and mat leave

    Cons

    Many stakeholders to keep engaged Goalposts constantly moving and expected to meet unrealistic timings frequently Hierarchy Not a huge amount of progression in product development

  9. "Accountant"

    2.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Finance in Calgary, AB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Tesco full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good values, people, ideas, ethics

    Cons

    Management, organization, processes and values

  10. "Good company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Tesco full-time

    Pros

    Great people, good team atmosphere

    Cons

    Lack of communication, mixed priorities and team is lost

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