Waitrose Reviews

Updated Aug 12, 2022

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4.0
78%
Recommend to a Friend
77%
Approve of CEO
Waitrose Chairman Sharon White
Sharon White
564 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay good stuff good manager(in 592 reviews)

  • "you get a discount on John Lewis(in 282 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Long hours over night caused fatigue(in 132 reviews)

  • "I have no cons about my time at Waitrose(in 127 reviews)

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    1. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      good

      Aug 12, 2022 - Supermarket Assistant in Stevenage, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good for students at school and uni

      Cons

      retail and few career prospects

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Waitrose

      Aug 11, 2022 - Supermarket Assistant in London, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Subsidiesed canteen food and staff discount at JL

      Cons

      Sometimes tedious work, stacking shelves and manning the till.

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    3. 1.0
      Current Employee

      Hated it

      Aug 10, 2022 - Sales Assistant in London, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Colleagues and the staff discount

      Cons

      Let customers racially abuse staff

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good company

      Aug 10, 2022 - Ambient Team Member 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good people, flexibility, nice customers (mostly)

      Cons

      Work can be repetitive sometimes

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    5. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Night Shift

      Aug 10, 2022 - Supermarket Assistant in Buckhurst Hill, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good colleague relationships Working alone, you don’t have to talk to people

      Cons

      Expect alot from you even though the work is hard Constantly pushing you to work harder

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Happy

      Aug 10, 2022 - Supermarket Assistant in London, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Friendly environment, bonus , staff discount.

      Cons

      Can have issues being Short staffed

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great

      Aug 10, 2022 - Sales Assistant 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Benefits, pay, culture and discount

      Cons

      Working hours is shift based and not much time off

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    8. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      didnt value me

      Aug 10, 2022 - Customer Service Assistant in New Malden, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good pay, holidays, air-conditioned, breaks,

      Cons

      they don't value you as a person, only allowed 3 sick periods and get in trouble for more than this which is ridiculous as you can't dictate when you are ill

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great place to work

      Aug 10, 2022 - Customer Service 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      A flexible place to work

      Cons

      Can be stressful in peak times

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    10. 3.0