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105 Ratings
Pros
  • "10% Discount on products, day would pass quickly(in 28 reviews)

  • "Fellow 'store assistant' colleagues are fantastic, flexible working hours, nice crowd of customers, fool-proof job roles(in 10 reviews)

Cons
  • "Working in the Exmouth Store the people in there get promoted if you get in with the area manager(in 14 reviews)

  • "Bad attitude towards members of staff(in 13 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Over worked, staff being bullied"

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    Current Employee - Lead Sales Manager in Omagh, Northern Ireland
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at T J Morris part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Salary, Hours, Holidays, Staff, Customers

    Cons

    You be made work over 5 days most weeks and still never get overtime pay, you actually get told off if you accidentally go into overtime. The new senior management team for the past 2 years have pushed other leads sales out of the job and sales assistants because they didn’t personally like them. The assistant manager makes fun of his staff and ridicules them every day he is in, even speaking to foreign nationals in a...

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    Advice to Management

    Yes, you have to meet targets and keep your area manager happy but your staff is what makes the shop run. Show some respect and appreciation for them not everything has to have a hidden agenda.

    T J Morris2019-06-17
  2. Helpful (1)

    "Supervisor"

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

    I have been working at T J Morris full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    10% discount Yearly Christmas party which is 100% paid for Chance to become a ‘Wow badge’ holder and you can enter competitions to win festival and football tickets etc. Gives you valuable skills like experience in merchandising stock and cash handling Sizeable bonuses for senior management when targets are achieved Good progression opportunities into management or travelling the country as part of the merchandising...

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    Cons

    Not all procedures and policies are fairly followed throughout the company, a minor but good example, in your staff handbook employees are not allowed to wear black skinny jeans, but at their main stores in Liverpool the majority of the staff are wearing them, I really don’t see what the big deal is about black skinnies at work but I’ve had my boss having a moan because I’ve not sent staff home for wearing them No set...

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    Advice to Management

    My main ask to the CEO would be to increase staffs contracted hours as they are being unfairly penalised when taking holidays, it would be less of an issue getting staff to stay extra hours too if they were contracted to work the hours Pay better wages to staff to attract better workers Rotas need to be computerised to take pressure off management HR need to take complaints about bullying more seriously as I have witnessed...

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    T J Morris2019-02-03
  3. "Best discount retailer to work for"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at T J Morris full-time

    Pros

    Paid weekly Above min wage Area manager is very hands on Lots of progression oppurtunies 10% discount Staff Xmas party is free

    Cons

    Its retail, same as any other shop

    T J Morris2018-12-12
  4. "supervisor"

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    Current Employee - Supervisor in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at T J Morris full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    great training great advice from mangers and area manager

    Cons

    not much OT for staff

    Advice to Management

    keep doing what your doing :)

    T J Morris2018-08-23
  5. Helpful (2)

    "Withdraw your application and don’t bother!!!!"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at T J Morris

      Pros

      Not many pros come to mind other than 10% of all products Friendly staff For your wellbeing, stay away from the company. Employees are treated like school children.

      Cons

      Area manager is useless Management are lazy Given a contract of 10 hours when I work 20+ 20 minutes break on a 10 hour shift Rude and obnoxious customers Lack of training Shocking wage Rota isn’t completed on time Banned from using the toilets when clocked on Lack of health and safety training (manual handling) Abusive shop lifters - regular occurrence Homophobic...

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      Advice to Management

      Management should have to pass an IQ test at the minimum. Put your phone’s down. Stop bullying and patronising staff and do your job. Area management tend’s to sweep concerns and incidents under the carpet. Stop implementing rules which breach an employees working rights.

      T J Morris2018-03-16
    • Helpful (1)

      "Bullied"

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      Current Employee - Sales Assistant in Exmouth, England
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I have been working at T J Morris part-time

      Pros

      You get paid for your work

      Cons

      Working in the Exmouth Store the people in there get promoted if you get in with the area manager. Not my way of working my way up the ladder standards for me are higher than that. You are sworn at all the time rules change all the time. I hate being here and plan to leave as soon as I get another job. You never get thanked for what you do. You find yourself working hard while...

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      Advice to Management

      Sack them all

      T J Morris2018-01-23
    • "I like it"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

      I have been working at T J Morris part-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Love mort of my colleagues, my manager is accommodating of my mental illnesses, expected work output is usually reasonable.

      Cons

      Some staff are lazy, area manager is horrible, the job has ruined my hands, shifts get messed around due to our store's supplier.

      Advice to Management

      Humans can't work miracles, so please be mindful that some people work a bit slower but still know what they are doing.

      T J Morris2017-12-12
    • Helpful (3)

      "Don't bother"

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      Former Employee - Supervisor in Liverpool, England
      Positive Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

      I worked at T J Morris for more than 3 years

      Pros

      Quarterly bonus, but targets were often unrealistic . . nothing else really... backwards management style poor training poor attention to health and safety dispute death at head office and then releasing cctv blaming them for it

      Cons

      Supervisor on annual salary of £18,00 but forced to work overtime and not paid a penny extra meaning part time till staff earned more.. won't even shop there after how I was treated often pay dived by hours meant you were on less than minimal wage.. managers and area managers didn't care

      Advice to Management

      Interpersonal skills and empathy wouldn't be a miss

      T J Morris2017-10-15
    • 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...

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      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
    • Helpful (1)

      "Good"

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      Current Employee - Store Manager in Manchester, England
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at T J Morris full-time for more than 10 years

      Pros

      Promotion path. - They are constantly promoting from within. Family fun days - Family events where everything is free. Bonuses - If you hit bonuses the pay is good. Stability - Very successful company, no redundancies.

      Cons

      Base pay - If bonuses not hit, salary is below average. Inconsistencies - Different Area Managers have different goals and standards. People - The company has great plans and objectives, often made difficult by people not doing their job.

      Advice to Management

      Understand what your Area Manager wants from you quickly. A positive attitude, both to people above and below you will help you.

      T J Morris2017-03-10
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