Maplin Electronics Reviews

Updated May 16, 2022

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2.5
42%
Recommend to a Friend
16%
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Maplin Electronics CEO Oliver Meakin
Oliver Meakin
91 Ratings
Pros
  • "Generous staff discount 25% sad they have gone(in 25 reviews)

  • "Before coming to Maplin I wanted to pass my technology knowledge on to others and(in 19 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Paid minimum wage for hard work(in 41 reviews)

  • "there were cons working at Maplin(in 29 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
      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. 1.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      N/A

      May 16, 2022 - Sales Executive in Bolton, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nothing was good about this place

      Cons

      Everything was bad about this place

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    3. 2.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Ok

      Apr 4, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Training was adequate enough Liked the uniform

      Cons

      Pay was not very good

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    4. 1.0
      Current Employee

      Failed business

      Apr 16, 2022 - Customer Service Representative 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      People, Technology, Discounts, Website, Knowledge

      Cons

      Bad Management Poor Foresight Went Bust Poor pay Work weekends

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great retailer to work for!

      Feb 18, 2022 - Sales Colleague in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Being around technology which is a huge passion for me was very exciting.

      Cons

      Sometimes called in at short notice.

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    6. 1.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Good to run from

      Feb 25, 2022 - Sales Team Leader in Milton Keynes, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      25 percent discount for staff items

      Cons

      Never in your life again work in a chinese like fronter in uk

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    7. 1.0
      Former Employee

      I'd rather jump of a bridge

      Feb 24, 2022 - Team Leader 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      it closed down due to being so terrible

      Cons

      management was childish and immature prone to panic when there was a issue, also held double standards for different members of staff

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    8. 2.0
      Former Employee

      not good

      Jan 28, 2022 - Sales 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      none whatsoever. treated poorly during my time there

      Cons

      low pay, long hours, treated bad by managers

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Nice Place to Work

      Jan 7, 2022 - Sales Assistant in Farnborough, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Good People - Team Environment - Interesting

      Cons

      - Rota Organisation was sometimes a bit dire

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee

      It was a good place to work at

      Dec 20, 2021 - Sales Advisor in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Friendly staff, mostly good products

      Cons

      No bonuses, team leaders paid not enough

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    Maplin Electronics Reviews FAQs

    Maplin Electronics has an overall rating of 2.5 out of 5, based on over 349 reviews left anonymously by employees. 42% of employees would recommend working at Maplin Electronics to a friend and 8% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -14% over the last 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Maplin Electronics employees rate their compensation and benefits as 1.8 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Maplin Electronics. This rating has decreased by -13% over the last 12 months.

    42% of Maplin Electronics employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Maplin Electronics 2.3 out of 5 for work life balance, 1.8 for culture and values and 1.9 for career opportunities.

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