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Superdrug Overview

London, England
5001 to 10000 employees
1966
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Pharmacies & Health Shops
£1 to £2 billion (GBP) per year
Unknown
Superdrug’s purpose is to be the best in everyday accessible beauty and health, and we are committed to bringing innovation and the latest styles and trends to every high street in the UK and Southern Ireland at fantastic prices. Our customers can be reassured that we ... Read more

Mission: To be our customers' first choice for up to the minute beauty and health, loved for value, choice, friendly advice, service and fun.


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    Current Employee - Sales Assistant
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    I have been working at Superdrug part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Independent work, as well as team work. The management team is really relaxed and friendly. A really positive environment and there are chances for promotion and commission if working or covering on the fragrance counter.

    Cons

    Not a lot of breaks, for example, I get 15 minutes for working a 7-hour shift. Also can be kept behind if you're cashing up which you don't get paid for.

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    Interview

    VERY FAST PROCESS. Very easy interview. The successful candidates likely don't realise how hard it is to get a similar role - far more rigorous testing and experience required.

    1) Applied online
    2) Video interview
    3) Assessment (half) day - group task, individual interview, maths test, presentation.
    4) Successful candidates contacted 1.5 days later.

    1) Very simple
    2) 5 questions
    3) Very fun. Honestly I must say this has been one of the best companies I have dealt with in the UK. The department staff were lovely and realistic - they didn't ask stupid questions and recognised some of the maths test was actually quite demanding considering the role.

    The HR person seemed a bit....unkind? The way she spoke about rejected candidates, how she was proud and found it hilarious when people gave poor answers and she rejected them - actually laughing out loud about it. I would be shocked if she didn't lie about candidates behaviour to the department staff simply because she didn't like them for whatever reason despite never having to speak with them once they started working there. She did not present the company well in person.

    This was a job I was genuinely sad I didn't get. I wish the chosen candidates the best of luck as it seemed like a wonderful environment and very supportive team.

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