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Tesco Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated 9 Jan 2020

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  1. "Excellent for students"

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    Current Employee - Dot Com Personal Shopper 

    I have been working at Tesco part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Work/life balance is brilliant Very helpful and understanding management

    Cons

    I have no concerns to raise

    Tesco2019-11-20
  2. "Good for college students"

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    Former Employee - Customer Assistant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Tesco part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good work life balance and atmosphere

    Cons

    there aren't many cons at all

    Tesco2020-01-04
  3. "its goof to work for when youre a student"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Tesco part-time

    Pros

    student and work life balance

    Cons

    not appreciated hard to get on ladder

    Tesco2020-01-08
  4. "Good for part time money"

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    Current Employee - General Assistant in Newport, Newport, Wales
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Tesco part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good pay Work life balance Friendly colleagues

    Cons

    Managers gang up No bonus anymore

    Tesco2019-12-07
  5. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Advertising in London, England

    I worked at Tesco full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good work life balance for this job

    Cons

    Work can be a bit tedious at some points

    Tesco2019-12-04
  6. "Buying manager"

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    Current Employee - Buying Manager in Welwyn Garden City, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Tesco full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Market leader large scale business with loads of opportunities

    Cons

    Work life balance. Hard to break into senior management

    Advice to Management

    Ccx

    Tesco2019-12-17
  7. "Company in drcline"

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    Former Employee - Stock Control Team Leader in Liverpool, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Tesco full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Suited my home/work life balance

    Cons

    Too many to list here the board simply don't care

    Advice to Management

    There is no point,they do not listen,the business is a tick box exercise

    Tesco2019-12-17
  8. "Good overall"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Supervisor in London, England

    I worked at Tesco part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Work life balance can be good.

    Cons

    Not many I can think of.

    Tesco2019-12-01
  9. "I wouldn't work at Tesco again if they paid me £10ph"

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    Former Employee - Cashier/Dot Com in Helston, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Tesco full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    -Staff Discount/Priveledges -Double Discount Week -Cheap Canteen -Reliable pay -There are many things wrong with this company but if you get on with the management your experience will be better than mine.

    Cons

    -Having a work/life balance isn't possible. -They have low contracted hours for employees so you have to sign a Flexi contract to earn a fair months wage. Flexi contracts mean they can call you in with less than 24 hours notice. -Managers get shirty if you say no to optional shifts. -Very little overtime available as everyone is contracted short hours. -They often rota-ed me for two 3 and a half hour shifts 10 minutes apart so they dint have to give me a 30 min break.

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    Advice to Management

    -Don't have favourites. -When you call people in at late notice, say thank you. -Create longer secure (contracted) hours so people don't HAVE to do overtime despite the fact it'll cost you a bit more. -Don't make people feel guilty for having a life outside of work. -Appreciate those that work hard, all of them, not just the ones you elect to win prizes.

    Tesco2019-12-10
  10. "Misleading on money and benefits"

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    Current Employee - Customer Assistant Tesco in Bournemouth, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Tesco part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    free uniform, occasional free sushi if you work on counters

    Cons

    Management don't care and will use you as a scapegoat, pay, work / life balance is bad, Cancel overtime all the time !!

    Advice to Management

    do better

    Tesco2019-11-25
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