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We’ve been serving and helping customers since our first store opened in 1869. Delicious, great quality food at competitive prices is still at the heart of what we do. But today, that commitment holds true for our food, clothing, homeware and financial services brands too – ...
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    fair for staff and a easy job for all


    not much downside because its a very easy job

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      An extremely thorough interview with some really friendly employees. I felt very well listened to and enjoyed the interview very much. They seemed genuinely interested in my life which meant that I eased into the interview very well.

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    Sainsbury’s Awards & Accolades

    • Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations ListCorporate Knights2010
    • Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations ListCorporate Knights2009
    • Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations ListCorporate Knights2008

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    Employees rate Sainsbury’s 3.7 out of 5 stars based on 13,955 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor. In 2017, Sainsbury’s employees have voted their company to be one of Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work.

    To get a job at Sainsbury’s, browse currently open positions and apply for a job near you. Once you get a positive response, make sure to find out about the interview process at Sainsbury’s and prepare for tough questions.

    Overall, 66% of employees would recommend working at Sainsbury’s to a friend. This is based on 13,955 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

    73% of job seekers rate their interview experience at Sainsbury’s as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 2.3 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at Sainsbury’s.

    47% of employees think that Sainsbury’s has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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