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J Sainsbury Overview

London, England
10000+ employees
1869
Company - Public (JSAIY)
Grocery Shops & Supermarket
£5 to £10 billion (GBP) per year
ASDA, Tesco, Morrisons
Sainsbury’s commitment to helping customers live well for less has been at the heart of what we do since 1869.

Today that means making our customers’ lives better and easier every day by offering great quality and service at fair prices ... Read more

Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2017 (#45)

Best Places to Interview: 2017 (#32)

J Sainsbury Reviews

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    I have been working at J Sainsbury part-time

    Pros

    Easy work
    Close to home
    Good pay
    Uniform
    A bit of exercise to start the day

    Cons

    Early starts 4am
    A bit tedious
    Dark and cold mornings

    Advice to Management

    None

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J Sainsbury Photos

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J Sainsbury Interviews

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    Communications Team Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England
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    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 6 weeks. I interviewed at J Sainsbury (London, England) in February 2018.

    Interview

    Applicaation --> formal interview --> formal stage 2 interview passed off as an informal chat.

    - No pre-screening or telephone interview.
    - The interviewers were 15 mins late at both interviews and rushed the overall interview.
    - I waited 3 weeks for feedback after my first interview and had no follow up after the second interview.
    - HR is a mess, their phone lines constantly advise they're closed during normal working hours.
    -I was left to assume that I was unsuccessful when I saw the role re-advertising 3 weeks later

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J Sainsbury Awards & Accolades

  • Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations List, Corporate Knights, 2010
  • Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations List, Corporate Knights, 2009
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