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J Sainsbury Reviews

Updated 15 August 2018
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  1. "Customer Service Assistant"

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

    I worked at J Sainsbury part-time

    Pros

    Good money and overtime.
    Management was good/okay.
    Colleagues good team work between some people.

    Cons

    Busy sometimes but not too unmanageable.
    Have to work twice as harder


  2. "Good company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good company to work for with excellent pay

    Cons

    No cons for the company

  3. "Good company culture"

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    Current Employee - Sales Assistant in Hornsey, England
    Current Employee - Sales Assistant in Hornsey, England
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    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Teamwork
    - Great place to talk and serve customers
    - Managers are there for you
    - Assistance available throughout the departments
    - Decent salary

    Cons

    - The job can be quite repetitive and can be quite demotivating
    - Not enough rewards and promotion available
    - You can easily get disciplinary for unnecessary reasons
    - You can only get 3 authorised absences during` the year.

    Advice to Management

    - There should be better rewards, training and promotion schemes in place in order for employees to enjoy work.


  4. "Surprisingly ethical for a large supermarket"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Associate in Sheffield, England
    Current Employee - Customer Service Associate in Sheffield, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Caring company ethic, I always felt like my line managers genuinely cared about me.

    Cons

    The pay isn't as competitive as some other major super markets with more active unions.


  5. "Not bad for retail sector"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at J Sainsbury full-time

    Pros

    Rather good environment,money is bit better.

    Cons

    Alot of pressure,less staff & more work.


  6. "excellent company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    good discount on groceries and good hours

    Cons

    none to note for sainsburys


  7. "customer service and trading manager"

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

    I worked at J Sainsbury full-time

    Pros

    great brand,great people,fair pay ,enjoyable but challenging

    Cons

    going through a tough restructure,but will pay of in years to come

    Advice to Management

    at very top listen more to front line,but doing right things for company going forward

  8. "Delivery Driver"

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

    I have been working at J Sainsbury full-time

    Pros

    Well supported and well looked after

    Cons

    No air conditioning in the vans


  9. "CSA"

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    Current Employee - CSA in London, England
    Current Employee - CSA in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at J Sainsbury part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great Career Opportunities, Friendly management, Good rate of pay, Good holiday allowance, flexibility with hours.

    Cons

    Working evening shifts, Dealing with big deliveries in set time frames


  10. "HR manager"

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

    I worked at J Sainsbury full-time

    Pros

    Lots of development available
    Lots of responsibility and variety

    Cons

    A lot of new systems do not work effectively
    Too much visit culture still


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