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Superdrug Reviews

Updated 15 July 2018
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Pros
  • "Good staff discount available for full time staff" (in 49 reviews)

  • "Great people to work with, good discount" (in 31 reviews)

Cons
  • "The only down side to working in Superdrug is a minimum wage policy" (in 26 reviews)

  • "Unnecessary pressure to sell star buys" (in 26 reviews)

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  1. "fast paced but really innovative"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Superdrug full-time

    Pros

    Chance to grow
    Opportunities to influence

    Cons

    None, I am pretty happy


  2. "Worth it"

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    Current Employee - Sales Advisor in London, England
    Current Employee - Sales Advisor in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great team
    Good environment to work in

    Cons

    Better discount maybe 10% is the also student discount

    Advice to Management

    Smile, my manager was great tho

  3. "Ok"

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    Former Employee - Store Manager in South Cornelly, Wales
    Former Employee - Store Manager in South Cornelly, Wales
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Superdrug full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Lived close to my store

    Cons

    Face must fit or your out


  4. "Sales adviser"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Superdrug part-time

    Pros

    -Good stuff discount
    - Has different ranges of products depending on the size of the store
    -contract holidays are okay if you're working part time
    -Easy to get the hang of everything, training is easy
    -stuff are friendly, very likely to make good work friends which is nice.

    Cons

    -low pay wage
    - have to tell people about points card, star buys, offer bag and also ask if they are paying cash of card. (Can be difficult when you have a lot of customers to serve so can become very stressful


  5. "Sales adviser"

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    Former Employee - Sales Adviser
    Former Employee - Sales Adviser
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Superdrug (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great team and manager, Good money and benefits. Superdrug always smells nice and looks nice.

    Cons

    You basically do the same thing everytime you have a shift which can get really repetitive for a year


  6. "Stressful"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Superdrug part-time

    Pros

    Good incentives
    Good staff to work with

    Cons

    Low pay
    Lots of pressure of beauty card and star buy sale with little help


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Good place"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Superdrug full-time

    Pros

    Great head office to be proud of and staff perks

    Cons

    None really, you get ou what you put in

  8. "Working At Superdrug"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Superdrug (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Superdrug is great for career progression

    Cons

    They take ages with processes like uniform and sorting personal issues for you


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Assistant Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Superdrug full-time

    Pros

    Discount
    People
    Not much else sorry

    Cons

    Too much work rubbish pay
    Constantly changing promotions
    Rubbish benefits

    Advice to Management

    Value your staff


  10. "Good first job"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Manchester City Centre, England
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Manchester City Centre, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Superdrug part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly environment and quite a simple job especially if it’s your first

    Cons

    Can be pushy with the star buys and first shifts can be a bit overwhelming due to minimal training

    Advice to Management

    Have more training on basics such as on tills at first than just customer services as lots are things are missed


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