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2.8
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41%
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53%
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Poundland CEO Barry Williams
Barry Williams
27 Ratings
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  • "Long hours, no thanks and no help or support as the support centre know very little(in 14 reviews)

  • "Other members of staff not pulling their weight(in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Great"

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    Current Employee - Sales Advisor in Perth, Western Australia
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Poundland full-time

    Pros

    Busy working environment and great rota

    Cons

    No parking space for employee

  2. "Area manager"

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    Current Employee - Area Manager in Birmingham, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Poundland full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Great company to work for, each day is different, the business is growing and very engaging

    Cons

    Investment needed in some stores for a better working environment for staff

    Advice to Management

    Continue to drive the development of your people, the difference and change in the business over the past 18 months has gone from strength to strength, engagement with our colleagues and customer is key, don't loose sight of this, we have a great business!

  3. "Good Place to Work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Poundland full-time

    Pros

    Great Atmosphere, Great manager and team

    Cons

    None that I can think of

  4. "Okay"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at Poundland part-time

    Pros

    iv had previous managers who are great and iv enjoyed working with.

    Cons

    lots of false promises, always changing management. on contracted hours with 4 hour contract

  5. "Nope"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Poundland full-time

    Pros

    Lots of work makes the day go faster

    Cons

    Expect too much with little support

  6. "Sales assistant"

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    Current Employee - Sales Assistant in Loughborough, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Poundland part-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    The team player I work with are helpful and friendly.

    Cons

    The hours are not great.

    Advice to Management

    The hours needs to increase

  7. Helpful (1)

    "Constantly short staffed"

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    Current Employee - Sales Assistant in Irvine, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Poundland part-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    Very easy job if your looking for a job with no thinking involved

    Cons

    Constantly short staffed and being phoned to cover shifts last minute

    Advice to Management

    N/A

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Sales assistant"

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    Current Employee - Sales Assistant in Maidstone, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Poundland part-time for more than 6 years

    Pros

    People you work with, flexibility of hours

    Cons

    Expected to up sell product focus. Get in trouble because you can't force customers to buy it.

    Advice to Management

    Don't devalue your staff by forcing them to up sell. Give sales assistants bonuses just like supervisors and management.

  9. "Great company, could be even better"

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    Former Employee - Store Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Poundland full-time for more than 9 years

    Pros

    Challenging but rewarding. Bucking trend of other retailers with great sales year on year. Fantastic leadership team taking the company in the right direction. A lot of influence over your own store and sales. Management salary decent compared to similar retailers.

    Cons

    Little development or progression in Store Manager role. Preach celebrate success but don't promote Managers or help them make the big jump to Area Manager. Poor availability difficult to justify to our customers at times.

    Advice to Management

    Get a better L&D team to cultivate your own talent.

  10. "Awesome Company"

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    Current Employee - Store Assistant in Wigan, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Poundland full-time for more than 20 years

    Pros

    Great products at great prices

    Cons

    Prices so good sometimes you sell out before you get a chance to buy for yourself

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work

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