Maplin Electronics Reviews

Updated Sep 21, 2021

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2.9
42%
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14%
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Maplin Electronics CEO Oliver Meakin
Oliver Meakin
86 Ratings
Pros
  • "Generous staff discount 25% sad they have gone(in 25 reviews)

  • "Work with great people sometimes(in 15 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Paid minimum wage for hard work(in 42 reviews)

  • "Head office don't know what they are doing(in 16 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great company to work for.

      Mar 7, 2021 - Sales Assistant in Huddersfield, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very good to work for

      Cons

      Nothing really, long hours but it is what it is

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Nice place to work

      Aug 4, 2021 - Sales Advisor 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice place to work. Staff were supportive and always willing to give a helping hand.

      Cons

      Some of Maplin's prices were a little steep compared to their competitors.

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    3. 1.0
      Former Employee

      bad money, bad management, bad treatment

      Sep 7, 2021 - Administrative in High Wycombe, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      there was not really a pro

      Cons

      everything was a con, from the salary to the awful "management" and the privilege that certain staff had was beyond ridiculous

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good Company

      Jul 27, 2021 - Sale Assistant in Bracknell, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Pro Active, Exciting, Reasonable, Interesting, Friendly

      Cons

      Low - Pay , Pressure , Sales-targets , few benefits

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    5. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Engaging - poor culture, poor pay

      Jul 7, 2021 - Store Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Engaging work - meet lots of people

      Cons

      Technical expert level knowledge needed but not compensated for this requirement

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    6. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Great working environment

      Jun 8, 2021 - Sales Team Leader in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Staff hierarchy system is great, able to talk to staff no matter if they were manager and not having to work towards KPIs created a good working atmosphere

      Cons

      Underpaid for the level of knowledge required to help lead customers to the best sale possible, communication was not particularly great, extortionate prices for equipment

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    7. 2.0
      Former Employee

      review

      May 28, 2021 - Category Manager in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      people, people, people, people, people,

      Cons

      management; management; management; management; management;

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    8. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      What's to say? They're gone.

      Apr 26, 2021 - Sales Advisor - Full Time in Swansea, Wales, Wales
      Recommend
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      Pros

      You get paid, minimum wage though

      Cons

      You don't get much else

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      loved the emplyers

      Apr 22, 2021 - Custer Service Associate in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      work environment was fun with colleagues

      Cons

      moral because it was closing down

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Good

      Mar 17, 2021 - Store Manager in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good business to work for

      Cons

      It has now closed down

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