Maplin Electronics Reviews

Updated 28 Jun 2020

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3.1
43%
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Maplin Electronics CEO Oliver Meakin
Oliver Meakin
72 Ratings
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  1. "Amazing"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Sales Team Leader in Sheffield, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Maplin Electronics full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great team, good hours and a nice place to work

    Cons

    Store no longer here as went into administration

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  2. "Good Enviromant"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Bracknell, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Maplin Electronics part-time

    Pros

    Relaxed working environment and decent pay

    Cons

    Management really focus on pushing data captures


  3. "typical retail job"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Maplin Electronics part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    no real pros other than they hiring process only took 3 days

    Cons

    low pay and boring job

  4. "Harsh awakening"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Sales Team Leader in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Maplin Electronics part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    -gives experience -work with amazing people -gives an insight to how retail stores work

    Cons

    -poor pay -management always blame you for not meeting financial targets regardless -extortionate prices on basic products

  5. "Great place"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Part-time Sales Advisor in Rotherham, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Maplin Electronics full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great place, lovely people, great job in general

    Cons

    Terrible pay, wont get promoted unless you're female

  6. "Sales manager in I. T"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Store Manager in Bristol, England
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Maplin Electronics full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Solution s minus outgoing Solvency achieved

    Cons

    No transport for the time

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  7. "Old"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Buyer in Rotherham, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Maplin Electronics full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great people working for what once was a great company

    Cons

    bad management with dumb ideas and an ability to spend money like water

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  8. "Absolute joke of a company..."

    1.0
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    Current Employee - Sales Advisor in Romford, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Maplin Electronics full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Brilliant team (that are no longer showing up for work!)

    Cons

    Haven't been paid in over a year now, stock isn't coming in anymore, customers think we've closed down!?

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  9. "Shame they went under"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - CSA in Hamilton, Scotland
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Maplin Electronics part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great friendly coworkers. Low pressure sales

    Cons

    Out of touch with consumers Organisational nightmare

  10. "Terrible company"

    2.0
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    Current Employee - Sales Advisor in London, England

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

    Pros

    You have a job which pays you

    Cons

    management and everything else hence why its closed down

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