A.S. Watson Group Work Life Balance FAQ

Read what A.S. Watson Group employees think about work life balance at the company and make sure this fits your lifestyle. Employees have questions about everything from the work from home policy, overtime and flexibility.

A.S. Watson Group has a work life balance rating of 3.3.

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5 English questions out of 5

6 April 2021

What is working from home like at A.S. Watson Group?

Pros

fun socials, always snacks and drinks, fun work!

Cons

No work from home (might have changed since covid)

No work from home (might have changed since covid)

6 April 2021

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5 August 2020

How is the work/life balance at A.S. Watson Group?

Pros

People are friendly, nice working environment, good work life balance.

Cons

Could be more flexible working opportunities.

People are friendly, nice working environment, good work life balance.

5 August 2020

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19 July 2020

What is overtime like at A.S. Watson Group?

Pros

- Friendly and young colleagues - Nice workplace with gym and in-house clinic - Good IT equipment and software support - In-house training - PC and soft skills - Promotion opportunities

Cons

- Turnover rate too high , no action taken but keep hiring people - Management shows no respect to staff - Quite fast paced, no planning for the tasks and timelines, huge pressure to staff - Long working hours and huge workload, No OT pay/ allowance - Lots of redundant reports - Some departments are quite dated

Advice to Management

- Set KPI to management to retain staff - Upgrade staff benefits esp annual leaves and OT pay and allowances - Show respect and trust to colleagues

Long working hours and huge workload, No OT pay/ allowance

19 July 2020

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19 July 2020

How are flexible working hours at A.S. Watson Group?

Pros

- Flexible working hours - Department head and line level managers are generally friendly - General bonus scheme, but only for manager level and up staff members

Cons

- Aggressive project timelines - Appears to be running Agile, but in fact is still running traditional SDLC/Waterfall - Always promotes itself to be a modern workplace, but in fact very old-school and local at heart - changes are generally not embraced - Can be painful trying to work with people from outside immediate team - people are afraid to commit and always try to protect themselves from doing work and making mistakes

Flexible working hours

19 July 2020

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19 August 2020

What do employees say about the location of the A.S. Watson Group office?

Pros

Great internship Enough workload and opportunity

Cons

Not much. Location quite far away from downtown.

Location quite far away from downtown.

19 August 2020

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