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T J Morris Lead Sales and Sales Assistant Reviews

Updated 22 Jul 2018

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Lead Sales"

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    Former Employee - Lead Sales Assistant in Derby, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at T J Morris for less than a year

    Pros

    There aren't many. - 10% Discount outside of shifts - £8.46/hr wage - Health & Safety is taken seriously with weekly updates from Head Office

    Cons

    - Lack of time between shifts, as a Lead Sales, you are closing and more than likely opening up - sometimes less than 10 hours between shifts, especially after a stock take. - Difficult to book holidays - zero computerisation in regards to schedules. - Crappy shifts, either opening or closing. Nothing in between. - Unrealistic targets for all staff. It's impossible to do everything by procedure that is expected in...

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    Advice to Management

    Management (at my store anyway) generally try to do the best they can but could be improved by agreeing on a united approach to helping staff rather than letting their mood dictate how they'll react. It leads to management with an approachable attitude being the 'go-to' people which then leads to them themselves being overwhelmed. Also communication between management could improve.

    T J Morris2018-07-23
  2. Helpful (1)

    "Disgusting"

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    Former Employee - Lead Sales and Sales Assistant in Morecambe, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at T J Morris part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Non apart from fill team you work with can be amusing

    Cons

    Terrible company. Managers are under constant pressure to pick at staff. Managers are bullied by area managers. Constant rule changes no consistency. Never paid Correctly. HR complaints are swept under the rug. This company makes millions at the expense of human life. You are minions in the eyes or management. Just don't do it. Look at the reviews it's a nasty company. Best thing I did was leave.

    Advice to Management

    Be humble. Be human. Don't stay with the company more than a year get the experience and leave asap. Don't let area managers intimidate you.

    T J Morris2017-07-05
  3. "Home Bargains Review"

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    Former Employee - Lead Sales and Sales Assistant in Southport, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at T J Morris full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good career opportunities. I enjoy the freedom of merchandising and not having to follow a planogram as it allows me to express myself. I miss this in current jobs. It is a lot of hard work, but has a fun culture.

    Cons

    Do not finish on time. Overtime is forced/expected, Made to feel like you have to do extra.

    Advice to Management

    Need to learn man-management skills. A culture of fear is not needed, different approaches work wonders. Understand people do have lives outside of the company.

    T J Morris2017-02-18
  4. Helpful (2)

    "Meh"

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    Former Employee - Lead Sales and Sales Assistant in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at T J Morris full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    10% discount on already cheap items, that's it really.

    Cons

    Terrible management, terrible organisation, hideous uniform, low pay rate, too much is expected from staff i.e. 6 staff work 96 cages of stock in 4 hours & must be finished otherwise they're not going home.

    Advice to Management

    I feel like management training could be much better, it seems like organisational skills and also communication skills are lacking. In my 5 1/2 years at Home Bargains I saw so much confrontation between management and staff, bullying from management to staff (myself included), preferential treatment of certain staff (i.e. member of staff had been working there for 2 months & was promoted over other members of staff more...

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    T J Morris2017-02-09
  5. "Student looking for part time fine permanent, stay away"

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    Former Employee - Lead Sales and Sales Assistant 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at T J Morris

    Pros

    Other than the 10% discount theres really not much for this. Some stores may be better than others but the two I have worked at are very much the same.

    Cons

    Hard working staff are underappreciated while the ones who don't want to work but are friendly with management get to do nothing for the same pay. Don't follow their own procedures, one rule for one and one for another. They make rules up as it suits them and bully people in to thinking there's nothing can be done about it. People spoken to like they're something on their show (to put it politely) Extra time only given...

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    Advice to Management

    My advice would be to start treating hard working staff with the appreciation they deserve. I worked hard in both stores over the 7 years I was there and left because the place drove me to illness. Their answer to this was that I would be better leaving as I clearly wasn't happy in my role. There was very little help other than this to try and make things better for me to continuing working with them. Once I had been...

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    T J Morris2016-09-15
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