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Co-op Reviews

Updated 26 Feb 2020

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3.5
60%
Recommend to a Friend
73%
Approve of CEO
Co-op CEO Steve Murrells
Steve Murrells
218 Ratings
Pros
  • "flexible hours, great management, good pay, overall great company to work for(in 70 reviews)

  • "Community based work, work from home, Flexible working(in 34 reviews)

Cons
  • "Long hours heavy traffic sometimes(in 43 reviews)

  • "Hours of work leave a poor work life balance (in my personal situation)(in 32 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Work life balance good benefits and culture"

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    Current Employee - Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Co-op full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    A great place to work, making a difference to local communities. Flex time and good varied benefits. Understanding and approachable managers

    Cons

    None really it is a great place to work

    Co-op2019-08-06

    Co-op Response

    August 16, 2019

    Thanks for your lovely feedback!

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  2. "Enjoyable place to work"

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    Current Employee - Customer Team Member 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Co-op part-time

    Pros

    Great staff and flexible hours

    Cons

    Customers are often very rude

    Co-op2020-02-08

    Co-op Response

    February 14, 2020Candidate Marketer

    Thanks for the feedback, we're glad you love your colleagues!

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  3. "Not bad"

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    Current Employee - Sales Assistant in Shipston on Stour, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Co-op part-time

    Pros

    Community Atmosphere Realistic goals In depth Training Good pay for a student

    Cons

    Tedious work on tills Little to no opportunity to develop

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    Co-op2020-02-26
  4. "CTM"

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    Former Employee - Customer Team Member in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Co-op part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Experience, teamwork, organisation, rewarding, fun

    Cons

    Work life balance, long hours

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    Co-op2020-02-19
  5. "Great Company to Work For"

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    Current Employee - Customer Sales Advisor 

    I have been working at Co-op part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Good pay. Flexible working hours. Varied tasks. Customer interaction. Nice staff members

    Cons

    Some shifts require working until 22:15

    Co-op2020-02-19
  6. "working for co-op"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Team Member 

    I have been working at Co-op part-time

    Pros

    very flexible, good hours and job rotation

    Cons

    set hours so they don't change on a weekly basis

    Co-op2020-02-16
  7. "Good employer"

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    Current Employee - Retail Sales Associate 

    I have been working at Co-op part-time

    Pros

    Team work, customer service experience, fair pay

    Cons

    Particularly long working hours on shifts

    Co-op2020-02-26
  8. "Great place"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service in Croydon, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Co-op full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Pay Colleagues Overall working environment

    Cons

    None, it was a great place to work

    Co-op2020-02-12

    Co-op Response

    February 14, 2020Candidate Marketer

    Thanks for your feedback – we're glad you enjoyed working at Co-op!

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  9. "easy going work"

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    Former Employee - Team Member 

    I worked at Co-op full-time

    Pros

    the work was easy going and not intense

    Cons

    at times work was mundane and repetitive

    Co-op2020-02-12
  10. "Working at the co-op"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Team Member 

    I have been working at Co-op part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good interaction with the public

    Cons

    Unsociable and mainly long hours

    Co-op2020-02-10

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