Waitrose Reviews

Updated Sep 15, 2021

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4.0
79%
Recommend to a Friend
82%
Approve of CEO
Waitrose Chairman Sharon White
Sharon White
207 Ratings
Pros
  • "flexible overtime great benefits good pay(in 402 reviews)

  • "John Lewis/Waitrose are such a great company to work for(in 216 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Long hours sometimes short staffed(in 88 reviews)

  • "Most new contracts are part time(in 67 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great company

      Sep 15, 2021 - Partner in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Lovely people and great environment

      Cons

      Nothing bad to report here

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    2. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Good

      Sep 14, 2021 - Trading Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good pay for the amount of work expected

      Cons

      Nothing really bad to say at all

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good part time job

      Sep 15, 2021 - Checkouts Assistant in Reading, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good partner discount. Members of staff are as a whole very friendly to work with.

      Cons

      Pushy for overtime, especially at Christmas.

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Accommodating and understanding

      Sep 15, 2021 - Sales Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      If you ever have issues you just have to talk to someone about it and they try and accommodate you so you can achieve the best you can.

      Cons

      Not really much other than it’s very physical so you can hurt yourself/become physically tired

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Good

      Sep 15, 2021 - Supermarket Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Varied work with friendly staff

      Cons

      Long hours and rude customers

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Great place to work!

      Sep 15, 2021 - Supermarket Assistant in Ponteland, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good pay after performance reviews Team at my branch were great to work with, really helpful if you didn't know something Ideal part-time job for students in sixth form or university

      Cons

      No student transfers available from London branches Company wide cuts to hours means not much overtime

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Good place to work

      Sep 14, 2021 - Team Member 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Lovely team Great company Lots of benefits and discounts

      Cons

      Having to work weekends is difficult to ensure a good work life balance

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee

      good experience

      Sep 13, 2021 - Retail Sales Assistant in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      it had a friendly work environment

      Cons

      it was difficult to adjust shifts to fit my schedule as a university student

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Decent

      Sep 13, 2021 - CEO-Founder in Evesham, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Money is really good I think

      Cons

      It takes hecking ages to do stuff

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good company for part time staff

      Sep 14, 2021 - Customer Services Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very lovely staff members and availability of shifts

      Cons

      Management could be disjointed and disorganised

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