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Tesco Ireland Reviews

Updated 15 January 2019
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Pros
  • "Good pay for part time job during college" (in 7 reviews)

  • "Decent pay for the work you have to do" (in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • "Long hours, awful pay, taken for granted, senior management can be bullies, no consideration for managers working over there contract entitlements" (in 7 reviews)

  • "Work life balance can be an issue due to working weekends and late hours" (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Tesco"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cashier in Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Former Employee - Cashier in Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Tesco Ireland part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good team environment
    Good range of different tasks
    Flexible shift rota

    Cons

    long hours
    minimum pay
    big divide between lower and upper employees

    Advice to Management

    more communication between different levels of employees can help promote a happy and supportive working culture


  2. "great"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Executive Salesman in London, England
    Former Employee - Executive Salesman in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Tesco Ireland full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    good hours and the pay too

    Cons

    not enough hours to me

    Advice to Management

    give more hours to me

  3. "Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great team of people to work for and with, great benefits, great career options

    Cons

    Sometimes can be very inconsistent say one thing but mean something else, need to be more transparent from board

    Advice to Management

    Listen to feedback from stores, but hear don't just listen as that's our biggest resource of info
    We can't just pick and choose


  4. "Great place to work."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Tesco Ireland part-time

    Pros

    Wage
    Holidays
    Flexible Roster
    Time and a half pay on Sundays

    Cons

    Long hours
    No social life
    Often under pressure


  5. "RSO"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - RSO in Cork (Ireland)
    Former Employee - RSO in Cork (Ireland)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Tesco Ireland full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Pay the bills but not much more

    Cons

    No personal progression count who you know not what you know

    Advice to Management

    Be a manager not the packers


  6. "Ok job"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Dublin, Co. Dublin (Ireland)
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Dublin, Co. Dublin (Ireland)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay, goes up to €12.90 after 2 & half years.

    Cons

    Most sexist job I’ve ever worked at. Men rule the place, never placed on tills, says “its a woman’s job” .

    Advice to Management

    Hire respectful staff. Make sure you’re not back in the 1800 where men think they rule the place. Absolutely joke 2018 and sexism couldn’t be worse in the job.


  7. "Customer Service Agent"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New Delhi (India)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New Delhi (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Tesco Ireland part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good Pay
    Increase in hours if you want it

    Cons

    Terrible staff morale
    Managers are overworked and underpaid and it shows.
    Totally disregard for personal life and unexpected emergencies.
    Lack of training.
    No desire to progress up the ladder

    Advice to Management

    Start treating your staff better.

  8. "Customer Assistant"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dublin, Co. Dublin (Ireland)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dublin, Co. Dublin (Ireland)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very flexible around my college hours

    Cons

    Management is always changing

    Advice to Management

    Stick to one person


  9. "Improving culture"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good people, comfortable office, opportunities for advancement

    Cons

    very fast paced, no time to think;


  10. "Easy work, decent pay"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Assistant in Dublin, Co. Dublin (Ireland)
    Current Employee - Customer Assistant in Dublin, Co. Dublin (Ireland)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work is relatively easy
    Great coworkers
    Decent pay

    Cons

    Managers can play favourites, leading to some workers being able to do substantially less work than others without being pulled up on it