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Halfords Reviews

Updated 12 Feb 2020

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3.1
55%
Recommend to a Friend
45%
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Halfords Chief Executive Officer Graham Stapleton
Graham Stapleton
50 Ratings
Pros
  • "Getting to go through the back, listen to your own music and build bikes is great(in 32 reviews)

  • "you do get staff discount which is nice and you do get discounts on other sites(in 28 reviews)

Cons
  • "No progression for part time staff(in 20 reviews)

  • "Low pay and not enough workshops(in 19 reviews)

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  1. "Duty manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Duty Manager in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Halfords full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great company to work for Progression available if you put the effort in and shine above others

    Cons

    There is really no cons

    Halfords2019-11-07
  2. "Duty manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Commercial Teller in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Halfords full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great place to work, plenty of opportunities for progression

    Cons

    Lack of training for new colleagues and un confident people

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    Halfords2020-02-03
  3. "Not a bad company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Associate in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    25% off of most items

    Cons

    Lack of staff Small budgets

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    Halfords2020-01-30
  4. "Fine job"

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    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in Shoreham, England

    I worked at Halfords part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Nice first job and is not busy

    Cons

    long hours and the breaks are short

    Halfords2020-02-12
  5. "Student job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Halfords part-time

    Pros

    Flexible but that is about it

    Cons

    Lots - not a great company to work for

    Halfords2020-02-11
  6. "Management"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Ipswich, England

    I worked at Halfords full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Very varied job and learn new skills

    Cons

    Low pay For the skills required

    Halfords2020-01-17
  7. "Good people"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Associate 

    I worked at Halfords part-time

    Pros

    More hands on that generic retail job Learn technical skills instead of just stacking shelves Strong sense of community

    Cons

    Constantly stretched for staff Pay too low

    Halfords2020-01-14
  8. "good"

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    Current Employee - Corporate Relations Specialist in Derby, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Halfords part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    good hours and loads of overtime and sickpay. nice people and customers are really nice. nice staff and helpful make you feel welocme and happy.

    Cons

    long tests on the exam little training

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    Halfords2020-01-10
  9. "Wouldnt recomend"

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    Former Employee - Off-Cycle 

    I worked at Halfords part-time

    Pros

    none that i can think of

    Cons

    bad managment with no scope with progression

    Halfords2020-01-22
  10. "Great company. Need new challenge"

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    Current Employee - Retail Store Manager 

    I have been working at Halfords full-time

    Pros

    Great team and great progression opportunities

    Cons

    Feel I need room to grow and develop. Possibly elsewhere

    Halfords2020-01-07

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