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Superdrug Reviews

Updated 20 Feb 2020

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3.2
52%
Recommend to a Friend
71%
Approve of CEO
Superdrug Managing Director Peter Macnab
Peter Macnab
233 Ratings
Pros
Cons
  • "Long hours, hard to maintain work/life balance(in 37 reviews)

  • "have to upsell "star buys" at the till constantly- get no reward or recognition for doing so(in 35 reviews)

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  1. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Team Leader in Stratford, London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Superdrug part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Amazing people with strong mind. fantastic colleagues.

    Cons

    Pay is poor compared to competitors.

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    Superdrug2019-12-24
  2. "Okay"

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    Former Employee - Christmas Temp Customer Assistant 

    I worked at Superdrug part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good pay and nice people

    Cons

    Wasn't really trained or told what to do

    Superdrug2020-02-20
  3. "Nice place to work"

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    Current Employee - Consolidated Resorts in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    There is a good level of flexibility.

    Cons

    Pay for employees under 21

    Superdrug2020-02-04
  4. "Good as a part time job"

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    Former Employee - Part-time Sales Advisor 

    I worked at Superdrug part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Nice work environment and good training offered

    Cons

    Working hours are difficult to rearrange which was a problem with me being a uni student

    Superdrug2020-02-03
  5. "superdrug"

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    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Superdrug full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    fun staff, decent management, OK pay

    Cons

    No room for progression, long hours, cleaning makeup stands over and over again because sometimes there was no jobs to do.

    Superdrug2020-01-31
  6. "Great support and friendly staff"

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    Former Employee - Customer Assistant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Superdrug part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Felt at home Understanding of university commitments

    Cons

    flexible workers rather than contracted shifts in my case

    Superdrug2020-01-31
  7. "Enjoyable but not many prospects"

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    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Superdrug part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    paid weekly, good management, free parking

    Cons

    not much room for progression in the company

    Superdrug2020-01-24
  8. "Average"

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    Current Employee - Sales Advisor in Guildford, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    30% discount, good pay day 4 weekly

    Cons

    Only discounted on selected items, long hours, too much till time, too much pressure of registering cards

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    Superdrug2020-01-23
  9. "Have to pay under 21s more"

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    Former Employee - Sales Assistant 

    I worked at Superdrug part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good flexible hours and friendly coworkers

    Cons

    Don't if its the same now, bu they paid very little per hour whilst making me do most of the work

    Superdrug2020-02-04
  10. "Lovely colleagues, big shop"

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

    I have been working at Superdrug full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Holidays - colleagues really helpful and kind

    Cons

    - pressure about selling - pressure about costumer services

    Superdrug2020-01-17

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