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Coles Reviews

Updated 25 Feb 2020

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3.5
64%
Recommend to a Friend
65%
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Coles CEO John Durkan (no image)
John Durkan
340 Ratings
Pros
  • "good pay and excellent conditions(in 151 reviews)

  • "Great management team and flexible hours(in 94 reviews)

Cons
  • "They will implement changes without discussing with team members first to get opinions(in 60 reviews)

  • "Long hours, repetitive work etc(in 56 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Great"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Coles full-time

    Pros

    Great always great never bad

    Cons

    Nothing is bad always good

    Coles2019-05-30
  2. "good for first job"

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    Former Employee - Register 

    I worked at Coles part-time

    Pros

    good for a first job

    Cons

    could be unorganised at times

    Coles2020-01-07
  3. "Good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Conveyancing Assistant 

    I worked at Coles full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Friendly staff and nice office

    Cons

    Regularly make people redundent to save costs

    Coles2019-09-25
  4. "Great wages"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Coles part-time

    Pros

    Great per hour pay, easy job, flexible shifts.

    Cons

    Ruthless budgets means management can change a lot in a short space of time due to firings etc.

    Coles2019-03-29
  5. "goodfirst job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Coles part-time

    Pros

    Easy for a first time job

    Cons

    Sometimes understaffed during busy periods

    Coles2019-03-22
  6. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Deli Team Member 

    I have been working at Coles part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Pays more than other low skill jobs

    Cons

    Commonly get 3 hour shifts and not many hours per week

    Coles2020-02-26
  7. "Great first job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Coles part-time

    Pros

    good part time job during school and uni with flexible shift arrangements

    Cons

    Customers can be rude, understaffed sometimes

    Coles2020-02-20
  8. "Probably the best transition job for students"

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    Current Employee - Team Member in North Sydney
    Recommends

    I have been working at Coles part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexible hours Employee discounts Career advancement opportunity

    Cons

    Underappretiated at times Understaffed at times

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    Coles2020-02-18
  9. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Personal Online Shopper 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Coles part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Independent work Team environment

    Cons

    Constant change in management (my location) Repetitive work

    Coles2020-02-17
  10. "working aT COLES"

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    Former Employee - Sales Team Member in Toorak
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Coles part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    more opportunities for career development in the life

    Cons

    late night shifts and long hours shifts

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    Coles2020-02-15

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