Compare next vs Lifestyle Sports BETA

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Lifestyle Sports

Employee Ratings

  • next scored higher in 5 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Lifestyle Sports scored higher in 3 areas: Career Opportunities, Culture & Values and CEO Approval.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 2249 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 72 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.9
Career Opportunities
3.4
Lifestyle Sports employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than next employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
next employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.9 higher than Lifestyle Sports employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.2
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Work-life balance
3.2
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.2
Culture & Values
3.4
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
next Ceo Simon Wolfson
65%
65%Simon Wolfson
CEO Approval
Lifestyle Sports Ceo Mark Stafford
81%
81%Mark Stafford
Lifestyle Sports employees rated their CEO Approval 16% higher than next employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
60%
next employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 7% higher than Lifestyle Sports employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
53%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
43%
next employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 17% higher than Lifestyle Sports employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
26%

Salaries

next has 2,063 more total submitted salaries than Lifestyle Sports.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Assistant280 Salaries
£7/hr
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£7/hr
Sales Advisor29 Salaries
£7/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Assistant1 Salaries
£7/hr

What Employees Say

  • next had 217 more reviews than Lifestyle Sports that mentioned "Staff discount" as a Pro.
  • next had 56 more reviews than Lifestyle Sports that mentioned "Minimum wage" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Staff discount"(in 222 reviews)
"Uniform allowance"(in 139 reviews)
Pros
"Friendly staff"(in 5 reviews)
"Staff discount"(in 5 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 96 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 63 reviews)
Cons
"Minimum wage"(in 7 reviews)
"Head office"(in 5 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Project Development Manager

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

Pros

Great varied work in a fast paced environment with challenges and recognition for hard work. Forward thinking business looking to innovate both in technologies and in working practices. There is... always something going on at head office such as Christmas markets, charity days, bake sales, product launches and themed days (peppa pig visited the nursery a few months ago). On site nursery Flexible working hours Additional holiday available to buy Share schemes Continual investment into head office - refurb of already impressive restaurant, additional parking being added, joining offices by building bridges to connect departments to aid collaboration (

Cons

Not enough hours in the day to work on all the innovative projects.

Advice to Management

Continue to invest in technologies and working practices, these improvements are making a great place to work an amazing place to work.

"Grand"25 Feb 2019

Former Employee - Sales Assistant

I worked at Lifestyle Sports part-time for more than a year

Pros

Great place to work, friendly staff, always helpful when need be, great part time job when studying part time, really good

Cons

Pay was quite poor compared to other competitors, management sometimes not understanding under certain absence circumstances, not really helpful in regards to

Advice to Management

Always great chances to advance up the ladder (sales team leader, assistant manager) willing to look internally for potentially higher roles

Job Postings

next has 534 more recently posted open jobs than Lifestyle Sports.