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Tesco Reviews

Updated 23 November 2017
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  • Work life balance can be not to every ones taste (in 64 reviews)

  • For a temporary worker you will be working long hours which the expect you to fufillt to work because you are on flexi contract (in 103 reviews)

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  1. "good company, fair pay"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    you get the chance to work with a large rage of ages. great community feel.

    Cons

    shift work out of my control


  2. "Flexible Part Time Work"

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    Former Employee - Dot Com Personal Shopper in Durrington, England
    Former Employee - Dot Com Personal Shopper in Durrington, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Tesco part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexible Work Hours
    Good for part time work during education

    Cons

    Flexi-contract can lead to short amount of hours (if none available) and minimal control of work shifts.
    Limited opportunities to progress and develop, especially when part time


  3. "I really enjoy my job and working for Tesco"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Tesco full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Salary, pension, discount and free shares/bonus. I've worked with some great people and managers. Your in charge of your own development and Tesco support you.

    Cons

    Staff recogniation has slipped the last couple of years. They use to award employee of the month team of the month etc. Not much incentive anymore


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  5. "Business Support Excecutive"

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    Current Employee - Business Support Executive
    Current Employee - Business Support Executive
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Tesco full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    pension and discount also shopping day off great amount of holidays

    Cons

    can be difficult to progress in stores and centres

    Advice to Management

    look at the talent you have available not just manager favourites


  6. "working at tesco"

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    Former Employee - General Assistant in Catterick Camp, England
    Former Employee - General Assistant in Catterick Camp, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    good company to work for

    Cons

    no cons at all and great benefits

    Advice to Management

    none


  7. "Customer Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Tesco part-time

    Pros

    Very flexible. Paid holidays. Time and a half on Sundays

    Cons

    Follow heat map religiously instead of using common sense


  8. "Friendly team"

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    Former Employee - Customer Assistant
    Former Employee - Customer Assistant

    I worked at Tesco part-time

    Pros

    Friendly team environment in a small express store.

    Cons

    Constantly being asked to work overtime due to lack of staff


  9. "A pretty decent place to work"

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    Current Employee - Customer Assistant in Dundee, Scotland
    Current Employee - Customer Assistant in Dundee, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Tesco part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Decent wage
    amazing colleagues
    If you get a good manager you're gonna have the best time.
    Good job if you're a Uni student, has online transfer system for when you want to go home for the summer and winter breaks.

    Cons

    Strange contracted hours
    Older stores are falling apart
    Equipment rarely upgraded
    Cliques

    Advice to Management

    Be kinder to your student staff and don't overlook us for in store vacancies.


  10. "Administration assistant"

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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in London, England
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Tesco part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexiable shifts to your timetable

    Cons

    More staff needed on a shift


  11. "store assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    good people and rates of pay

    Cons

    nearly impossible to get holiday that you want off


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