Waitrose Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated 20 Jan 2021

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4.0
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Waitrose Chairman Sharon White
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116 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
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great place to work for

      27 Dec 2020 - Sales Assisstent in Stourbridge, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Love my job, love the team I work with

      Cons

      4am starts and long hours

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great to work at Waitrose

      20 Jan 2021 - Supermarket Assistant in Bristol, England, England
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      The company culture and staff are nice

      Cons

      Long hours and customers can be rude sometimes

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Decent Employer

      19 Jan 2021 - Customer Service Assistant in Glasgow, Scotland, Scotland
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good support from management and co-workers

      Cons

      Low pay and long hours

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    4. 4.0
      Former Contractor, more than 1 year

      Good

      17 Nov 2020 - Store Assistant and Cashier in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The staff in the shop are great people to work with. There is a sense of belonging and you also get a 25% off discount on John Lewis and 20% discount in Waitrose.

      Cons

      There might be long shifts and you work long hours on your feet.

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good

      3 Dec 2020 - Waitrose Supermarket Assistant in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Friendly work environment and management.

      Cons

      Long hours and tough work

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee

      good

      26 Nov 2020 - Shopfloor Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good to work at if your student

      Cons

      long hours if your studying

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    7. 2.0
      Former Employee

      It's not the best

      19 Jan 2021 - Customer Service 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good pay and benefits ocverall

      Cons

      Long hours and always call for shifts

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good job

      6 Nov 2020 - Customer Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Friendly environment Good discount to Waitrose and John Lewis Bonus

      Cons

      Can be boring Long hours during festive periods

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    9. 5.0
      Former Intern, more than 1 year

      waitrose employee

      28 Oct 2020 - Waitrose Supermarket Assistant in Shaftesbury, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      great place to work with many opportunities available. great benefits! understanding of my other employment

      Cons

      long hours and the pay isnt great

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    10. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great

      9 Nov 2020 - Retail Assistant- Sales Floor 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Management are very helpful and friendly

      Cons

      Long hours can be difficult

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