J Sainsbury Employee Reviews about "flexible hours"

Updated Jan 23, 2021

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J Sainsbury CEO Mike Coupe
Mike Coupe
2,101 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay, lots of work around christmas(in 598 reviews)

  • "They offer flexible hours to workers(in 194 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Long hours and lack of diversity(in 180 reviews)

  • "Some team leaders can be bullies if you slack(in 142 reviews)

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    1. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good company to work at while at Uni but not enjoyable during COVID and full-time

      Jan 23, 2021 - Sainsbury's Shop Assistant in Sheffield, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - 10% discount - Overtime at your own store or different stores - Colleagues are usually great - Flexible hours - Managers always back you with customer complaints - Gave bonuses (thank you payments) during covid for extra hours worked

      Cons

      - New contract means no annual bonuses or paid breaks - With Covid HR and COOP have been penalising staff and managers by investigating movements on shift through cctv if they go off ill during the pandemic but still allow customers to come in without mask, allow for cash payments over tills - currently, stat sick pay if off for Covid - Either very easily starts or late finishes - When Mike Coupe left he stole the manager's bonuses which was pretty peak and I felt sorry for them

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Decent job

      Jan 13, 2021 - GM Assistant in Bristol, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible hours, good workers, good morale

      Cons

      Salary a bit on the low side

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      love it at sainsburys

      Jan 9, 2021 - Trading Assistant in Manchester, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      great pay and flexible working hours. good for students

      Cons

      no cons. you will lovie it here

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    4. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Decent for part time work while studying

      Jan 20, 2021 - Service Assistant in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible hours and casual work environment

      Cons

      Busy periods such as easter and christmas

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    5. 3.0
      Former Contractor, less than 1 year

      What you’d expect

      Jan 18, 2021 - Stock Assistant in Shrewsbury, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible hours, easy and quick to handle

      Cons

      No progression, horrible management, slow and boring

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Perfect job for students

      Dec 13, 2020 - Customer Service Assistant Convenience in Sheffield, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      -Flexible hours -Great Pay -Working environment is enjoyable,

      Cons

      Sometimes you can get stuck in a shift pattern you are not happy with.

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good place to work with colleague benefits

      Dec 13, 2020 - Retail Sales Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Colleague discount Flexible working hours Pension scheme Share Save scheme

      Cons

      Senior management can often be patronising to staff Limited development opportunities

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great company

      Nov 16, 2020 - Checkout Operator in Watford, East of England, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible hours, nice colleagues, discount

      Cons

      Low pay, no progression, long shift

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    9. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Management

      Nov 24, 2020 - Sainsburys General Assistant in Croydon, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible hours and shifts through out

      Cons

      Bad management and no always a friendly team.

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Part Time job at Sainsburys

      Nov 3, 2020 - Student in Birmingham, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good pay, Flexible hours, Convenient location

      Cons

      Hard work, Poorly lead sometimes

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