The Very Group Warehouse Operative Reviews

Updated 3 Mar 2021

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The Very Group Group Chief Executive Henry Birch
Henry Birch
4 Ratings
  1. "Great Place to work"

    5.0
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    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Warehouse Operative/Picker in Shaw, North West England, England, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Very Group part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Friendly staff and a decent bonus.

    Cons

    Gets very busy around the Christmas period.

    The Very Group Response

    October 22, 2020Employer Brand Manager

    Thank you for leaving a review on your time in Shaw, we wish you the very best of luck for the future.

  2. "The Very Group/Shop Direct"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Warehouse Operative in Bolton, England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Very Group full-time

    Pros

    Decent Salary ,Good Benefits, Great colleagues

    Cons

    Can be extremely busy at peak times of year

    The Very Group Response

    April 16, 2021Employer Brand Manager

    Hey thanks for leaving a review on your time at Bolton, we appreciate you sharing your thoughts with us and others. We wish you the very best of luck in your future career!


  3. "Bad"

    1.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Warehouse Operative in Derby, England, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at The Very Group for less than a year

    Pros

    Decent money Good hours Okay colleagues

    Cons

    Very little breaks On your feet for 11 hours straight

  4. "ok job"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Warehouse Operative in Shaw, North West England, England, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at The Very Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    money was ok i suppose

    Cons

    shifts wernt family friendly at all

    The Very Group Response

    August 21, 2020Employer Brand Manager

    Thank you for leaving a review on your time working at Shaw. We wish you the very best for your future and thank you again for your time with us.

  5. "Good"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Warehouse Operative in Oldham, England, England

    I have been working at The Very Group full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Chilled environment, Not much pressure from management. Can earn bonus.

    Cons

    Not always guaranteed full 40 hour week, Can get boring doing the same job.

    The Very Group Response

    August 4, 2020Employer Brand Manager

    Hey, thanks for taking the time to leave us a 4* review. Pleased to hear you enjoyed your working environment, and whilst we encourage an environment that everyone feels comfortable and happy in, we love it even more, when our people are challenged and motivated to make things the best they can be for our customers! We'd encourage anyone feeling unchallenged to speak with their line manager to see what new skills and opportunities there may be to step up and own it.

  6. "Good place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Warehouse Operative/Picker in Oldham, England, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Very Group full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Managers were nice. 3 breaks on a 8 hour shift. Subsidised canteen for employees. Overtime available.

    Cons

    Most employees recruited via agency company blue arrow. Was laid off a soon as low work volumes. No prior warnings that the job was at risk. Some targets were unrealistic.

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