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George Reviews

Updated 5 March 2019
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  • "physically demanding, unsociable hours, hard work" (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "colleage"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at George full-time

    Pros

    Good store for the locality and the employees

    Cons

    SMall space in the section ahead

    Advice to Management

    Change local system


  2. "It was ok"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Manchester, England
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at George part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Pay, hours, work home load

    Cons

    Management, other workers, heavy lifting

  3. "Fine for a student"

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    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Perth, Scotland
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Perth, Scotland
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Didn't take up a lot of time from University

    Cons

    Lots of internal politics
    Reasonably high turnover of staff
    Pays less than competitors


  4. "fine"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at George part-time

    Pros

    people who work there are friendly

    Cons

    often felt overwhelmed with amount of work that needed to be done


  5. "Friendly atmosphere and positive work life balance"

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    Current Employee - Junior Buyer in Leicester, England
    Current Employee - Junior Buyer in Leicester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at George full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Soicalable and friendly working atmosphere. They encourage you and support you by moving departments to gain more experince

    Cons

    Low salary compared with competitors.


  6. "Asda george"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at George part-time

    Pros

    I would love to work in a inviroment where you can keep customer happy and flexibility in work times

    Cons

    I would really avoid working where staff wont compromise or being rude


  7. "Shop floor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at George full-time

    Pros

    Very good pay for job

    Cons

    Poor working hours in my opinion

  8. "George at Asda"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at George part-time

    Pros

    Great environment to meet people and be independent

    Cons

    Constantly shortening of hours and lines has lowered store morale significantly


  9. "Okay"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at George part-time

    Pros

    Nice people to work with

    Cons

    May become tedious and repetitive eventually


  10. "Assistant Merchandiser"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Merchandise Planner in Lutterworth, England
    Former Employee - Assistant Merchandise Planner in Lutterworth, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at George (More than a year)

    Pros

    Really lovely place to work, great environment and very friendly.

    Cons

    Not able to go into some key meeting held back development sometimes.