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  • www.tesco-careers.com
  • Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1919
  • Company - Private
  • Grocery Shops & Supermarkets
  • Unknown / Non-Applicable

One of the world’s largest retailers of consumer goods from food to fashion. Serving customers a little better every day in our stores and online is at the heart of everything we do. Founded in 1919 by Jack Cohen using the £30 he received on leaving the Royal Flying Corp, ...

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21 January 2019
Increasing customer interest in fortified foods has prompted our business to uniquely start boosting fibre content in some of its most popular snacks. In a move to help customers increase their dietary fibre we have started to boost fibre to own label foods starting with pies, pasties, sausage rolls and chilled breads. It follows Government guidelines which recommended that the average daily intake of fibre needed to nearly double in order for Brits to lead a healthier lifestyle. Angela Hughes our Food Developer who has overseen the move, lost her beloved grandfather to bowel cancer and her father also has the disease. When Angela’s doctor said there was a strong chance of her also contracting the hereditary disease she asked colleagues if she could use her expertise to try and help others avoid the same fate. Read the full story here: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQbNR
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glassdoor.com
16 January 2019
At Tesco we are really proud to be working on Diversity and Inclusion in Grocery. In an industry first we have come together with Accenture, CCEP, Mondelez and P&G to join forces on Diversity & Inclusion, supported by Grocery Aid. If this event sounds of interest to you, click here to find out more information: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQZGk
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Tesco Reviews

3.8
75%
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78%
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Dave Lewis
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3,162 Ratings
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5.0
Current Employee, less than 1 year

"Company with a heart"

12 Dec 2020 - Buying Manager in Welwyn Garden City, England, England
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Benefits, work-life balance, range of projects, fast-pace and senior-leadership accessibility. People focused and a growth mindset culture (especially leaders).

Cons

Diversity, inconsistent development plans, internal feedback culture, lack of structure in meetings. Feels relatively hierarchical sometimes.

Advice to Management

Keep up the great work around listening to colleagues and promoting employee wellbeing.
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Diversity & Inclusion at Tesco

3.9
(2144 reviews)

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Negative12%
Neutral17%
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In Person5%
Employee Referral3%
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    Anonymous Employee in Broughton, North West England, England, England
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    Application

    I applied through an employee referral The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Tesco (Broughton, North West England, England, England) in Jul 2018

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    Anything the management needed me to do that didn't require additional training, such as shelf stacking, rumbling and during the pandemic making sure safety procedures were being followed.
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Tesco Awards & Accolades

  • Customer InnovationRetail Week Awards2018
  • Best GrocerRetail Week Awards2018
  • Best Places to InterviewGlassdoor Employees Choice Award2017
  • Online Supermarket of the YearThe Grocer2014
  • Britain's Top 100 Graduate EmployersThe Sunday Times (UK)2012

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Does Tesco offer relocation assistance?

...Opportunity for relocation...

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