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J Sainsbury Reviews

Updated 19 October 2018
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Pros
  • "Good pay, especially for the night shift" (in 183 reviews)

  • "Staff discount 10% of total sales" (in 106 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great Place"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Associate in Stafford, England
    Former Employee - Customer Service Associate in Stafford, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at J Sainsbury full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Everything is top notch, from top level to lower level.

    Cons

    I wish they could have more positions because staff is really lovely!


  2. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at J Sainsbury part-time

    Pros

    Good company, great opportunities to progress. Great if you are a student

    Cons

    Unpaid breaks, the shifts can vary

  3. "Online Shopper"

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

    I have been working at J Sainsbury part-time

    Pros

    Colleagues are very helpful. Very good pay rate.

    Cons

    Working hours are very tiring.


  4. "Great for students"

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    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in London, England
    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    You can work when ever you want providing you give great reasoning and be nice to your manager!

    Cons

    I can not think of any at the moment

    Advice to Management

    Sick notes are real documents please respect them


  5. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England

    I have been working at J Sainsbury full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good base rate of pay

    Cons

    Work is tedious and Boring


  6. "General assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at J Sainsbury part-time

    Pros

    Very good pay and training

    Cons

    Somtimes workload can exceed normal daily expectations


  7. "Decent pay standard retail stuff nothing too intensive pretty straight forward"

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

    I have been working at J Sainsbury full-time

    Pros

    easy work and nothing too hard

    Cons

    repetitive and boring and you will eventually start to hate the job

  8. "Sainsbury’s"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at J Sainsbury full-time

    Pros

    Good pay, benefits, they care about you

    Cons

    Hours over Christmas but that’s retail for you


  9. "Customer and trading manager"

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

    I have been working at J Sainsbury full-time

    Pros

    Good benifits
    With Good company

    Cons

    Too stressful and upper management not helpful


  10. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Lots of overtime, friendly workplace

    Cons

    Really bad with sick pay and time off for illness


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