McColl's Reviews

Updated 17 Sep 2020

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McColl's Chief Executive Jonathon Miller (no image)
Jonathon Miller
84 Ratings
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  • "Have to escalate maintenance and IT issues to Area manager every time to get them fixed(in 27 reviews)

  • "long hours, low pay , no work life(in 23 reviews)

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  1. "Great place"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Assistant in Bedford, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McColl's part-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great place nice friendly colleagues

    Cons

    Not a lot of communication

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  2. "Customer Service , Tills , Stock"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Assistant in Crosby, Merseyside, North West England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McColl's part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Helpful staff, good location, good stock

    Cons

    Not enough tills for busy periods

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  3. "Easy and okay money"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Prenton, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at McColl's part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Easy, Easy easy money okay

    Cons

    Boring, same work, not appreciated

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  4. "A good company to work for"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Area Manager in Higham Ferrers, England

    I have been working at McColl's full-time

    Pros

    Customer friendly, community champions, large post office estate

    Cons

    Work/Home life balance not always good

  5. "Not what it was..."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Development Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at McColl's full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Company car fuel card and phone. Work the hours needed to achieve the job.

    Cons

    Poor senior management, from director down to area managers. Only interested in the till draws ringing and profit fir share holders.

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  6. "Om"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Supervisor in Barnsley, South West England, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at McColl's part-time

    Pros

    None at all no perks

    Cons

    I dont think they value there employees

  7. "its ok"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Plymouth, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McColl's part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexible Good staff Good shop Easy Work way up

    Cons

    Low pay Stressful at times Constantly busy

  8. "Extremely laid back"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at McColl's part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Easy place to work, jobs are easy, till system is easy, customers are regulars which is nice as you get to know them, good to work for if you want an easy job and can put up with crap from the manager.

    Cons

    shifts you get are ridiculous - working every day of the week until 11pm because they refuse to hire more staff to give you days off, holidays are given as a 'favour' or get refused because the store is short-staffed.

  9. "Mccolls"

    2.0
    Former Employee - Supervisor 

    I worked at McColl's part-time

    Pros

    Very flexible hours when working

    Cons

    Very restrictive on pay and respect from head office

  10. "DON’T WORK THERE"

    1.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in Choppington, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at McColl's part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    It was a job at the end of the day.

    Cons

    - Management - Company policy - Work culture - Lack of communication - Everything you could think of

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