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ASDA Reviews

Updated 20 September 2017
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  • Some section leaders are unmotivated and seem to not care when asked for help or advice (in 115 reviews)

  • Very long hours with little work life balance (in 49 reviews)

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  1. "Senior manager -logistics"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Leeds, England
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Leeds, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at ASDA full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great culture, colleagues and benefits. Team spirit, winning hearts and minds makes it. Learning and development is outstanding. A new challenge every day. Logistics is a great place to work, the former and current Logistics VPs are outstanding.

    Cons

    You will have to dedicate yourself and be prepared to sacrifice some work life balance. This business breeds winners and this isn't done by accident. If based at head office parking is difficult.


  2. "Enjoy my job"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at ASDA part-time

    Pros

    Convenient, discount, make good friends

    Cons

    Have to work weekends and holidays


  3. "Asda head office"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at ASDA full-time

    Pros

    Culture, Respect for individuals, opportunity to develop & advance, training,

    Cons

    Changing leadership strategy, Work/life balance,

    Advice to Management

    More communication with colleagues is needed, management team need to spend time with people to understand the impact of decisions on them.


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  5. "Fun"

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    Current Employee - George Section Leader in Totton, England
    Current Employee - George Section Leader in Totton, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Money good terms, holidays, people, management, friends you make, and lovely all around

    Cons

    People dont take the job too seriously, customers can be challenging but i love it

    Advice to Management

    N/A


  6. "Transport Department Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ASDA full-time

    Pros

    Encourage development, great people culture

    Cons

    Shift pattern, accountability & responsibility passed down from senior management

    Advice to Management

    Take ownership & allocate duties adequately & fairly


  7. "Bakery colleague"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Baker Colleague in Bromsgrove, England
    Former Employee - Baker Colleague in Bromsgrove, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at ASDA part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Wage regardless of age - I worked there when I was under 21 and got over 21 wage
    Cheap canteen food
    Flexible hours

    Cons

    Unsure how many hours are guaranteed to full-time workers, I worked on a more casual basis.

    Advice to Management

    Make sure you are clear with employees about their wage


  8. "Part Time"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ASDA part-time

    Pros

    Flexible Hours
    Overtime available
    Easy to switch departments

    Cons

    Organisation isn't the best
    Busy on Fridays and Saturdays


  9. "Decent money if you put in the hours and ok bonus for the next step up from colleague"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Safety and Service Section Leader in Manchester, England
    Current Employee - Safety and Service Section Leader in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ASDA full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    10% discount
    Great if you have the right team
    Opportunities to promote to a supervisor level

    Cons

    Hours can be long
    Lack of progression since restructure
    Lack of colleagues in stores due to cost

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your supervisors


  10. "Lack of Recognition"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Leeds, England
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Leeds, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at ASDA full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good stepping stone, good access to software and experience, good perrks

    Cons

    Difficult to progress, lack of data sharing across teams, pay isnt great


  11. "Colleague"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ASDA part-time

    Pros

    Friendly atmosphere
    Friends made
    Good part time job

    Cons

    Managers can be awkward and hard to get along with


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