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Tesco Reviews

Updated 12 December 2018
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  1. "Tesco"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Coventry, England
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Coventry, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Tesco full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great team spirit, shifts can work around your needs

    Cons

    Can be hard work when there’s large deliveries or high sickness


  2. "Admin"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Welwyn, England
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Welwyn, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great place to work, very flexible

    Cons

    None that I can think of

  3. "Tesco"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Tesco part-time

    Pros

    Staff friendly, flexible, well balanced

    Cons

    Hours, opportunities for progression limited


  4. "good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Tesco part-time

    Pros

    friendly managers that are understanding

    Cons

    flexi contract are really bad

    Advice to Management

    stay chillin'


  5. "Retail assistant"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Tesco part-time

    Pros

    Salary
    Flexible shift patterns
    Positive team atmosphere

    Cons

    Disconnected management - sometimes hard to approach


  6. "Fishmonger"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Fishmonger in Truro, England
    Former Employee - Fishmonger in Truro, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Training included. Life skills and friendly coworkers

    Cons

    Mad rush to get fish out and back in the fridge when closing. All by yourself

    Advice to Management

    None


  7. "Good but no. Bonuses for new staff"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Tesco part-time

    Pros

    Good contract based what my needs are
    Good managers
    Friendly staff

    Cons

    No bonuses at all for new staff no Xmas bonus
    Not allowed to enter any tesco competitions

  8. "Best part-time job ever"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Tesco part-time

    Pros

    • Flexible
    • Always overtime

    Cons

    • Nothing
    • Best job

    Advice to Management

    Keep the good job up


  9. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Customer Assistant in Weston-super-Mare, England
    Current Employee - Customer Assistant in Weston-super-Mare, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Tesco offer great student jobs so when I return from University I can work back with them every holiday season.

    Cons

    Quite boring and unsociable hours. have to work boxing day, NYE and over easter.


  10. "Customer service Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good pay, nice hours and friendly staff

    Cons

    Very dull, little space of improvement