WHSmith Employee Reviews about "minimum wage"

Updated Jan 23, 2021

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Pros
  • "1- Flexible Hours (Varies contract to contract)(in 33 reviews)

  • "Nice people, and staff discount(in 32 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Boring minimum wage job with difficult customers(in 67 reviews)

  • "Relatively low pay compared to similar job psitions(in 51 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Temporary Employee

      Great co workers !

      May 22, 2020 - Sales Assistant in Birmingham, England, England
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      Pros

      I am trans and the manager and coworkers took my new name and pronouns very seriously

      Cons

      The job is Minimum wage

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      A good part time job.

      Jan 18, 2021 - Sales Assistant in Congleton, England, England
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      Pros

      Expectations and goals were clearly given. Tasks were varied and interesting.

      Cons

      The pay is minimum wage.

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    3. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Not bad

      Jan 23, 2021 - Customer Service 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good employees that are easy to get on with

      Cons

      Pay was just minimum wage

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    4. 2.0
      Former Employee

      Poor Pay & Management

      Jan 12, 2021 - Sales Assistant in Bristol, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Rapport with colleagues & regular customers

      Cons

      Working 12-14 hour shifts over xmas, running the floor on your own while being paid minimum wage, favouritism within management

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    5. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      okay for part time nothing special

      Nov 3, 2020 - Sales Assistant in Nottingham, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      sociable hours for the most part

      Cons

      the pay is minimum wage

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    6. 3.0
      Former Employee

      About what you would expect

      Oct 29, 2020 - Sales Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Staff discount & reasonable hours

      Cons

      Boring minimum wage job with difficult customers

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Good

      Sep 17, 2020 - Sales Assistant in Leicester, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The store I work in feels like a family and lovely to have lots of regular customers, colleges are also lovely. The managers have always been flexible and have tried to help me fit hours in where I need them.

      Cons

      Minimum wage and alot of work expected for it.

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    8. 3.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      WHSmith

      Sep 7, 2020 - Sales Assistant in Southend-on-Sea, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good first job Good work/life balance

      Cons

      Minimum wage Can be very quiet

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    9. 1.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Overworked and underpaid

      Sep 11, 2020 - Sales Assistant in Heathrow, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      staff members were friendly and easy to work with

      Cons

      often had to take on multiples roles with little support the job paid minimum wage for these tasks managers seemed very uninterested in whether staff were struggling

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      A place where who you're working with matters!

      Jun 27, 2020 - Customer Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - The longer you stay there the more you learn and get given more opportunities to do tasks other than just working on the till - 20% staff discount and free chocolate in the staff room

      Cons

      - The pay is close to minimum wage ! - Can be quiet during the week. Saturdays are definitely the busiest - There isn't a lot of staff in small stores so you may only be on shift with a few people - No music in store makes it quiet

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