Waitrose Reviews

Updated Sep 18, 2021

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4.0
78%
Recommend to a Friend
81%
Approve of CEO
Waitrose Chairman Sharon White
Sharon White
211 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, more than 1 year

      Good Company

      Aug 3, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good Company, inclusive, staff wellbeing, subsidised meals, and staff discounts in Waitrose and John Lewis.

      Cons

      The need to work in shifts but can be an advantage as management will try its best to work around your availability.

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    2. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Na

      Apr 21, 2021 - Executive Assistant in Na-Duar
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great place to be mostly.

      Cons

      There is not any. Its great

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    3. 3.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Good

      Apr 20, 2018 - Programmer Analyst in Mumbai
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Salary is moderate compared to other companies

      Cons

      So busy, working until midnight everyday, I have no love and social life

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    4. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Good

      Sep 18, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Enjoyed the staff and friendliness

      Cons

      There was scattered training and support

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good company to work for

      Sep 16, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      Good benefits, mostly good people your working with

      Cons

      Shift work, the company has followed the discounters in recent years so i would say it's not the company it once was but companies have to do that nowadays

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Good

      Sep 16, 2021 - Partner in Newport, South East England, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice retail store and company to work for

      Cons

      Retail, poor money, unkind hours and working all holidays.

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    7. 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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    8. 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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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Nice company to work with

      Sep 15, 2021 - Sales Assistant in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Staff treated nicely Good benefits Flexible hours Friendly managers

      Cons

      Some customers are quite demanding

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great place to work

      Sep 15, 2021 - Sales Assistant in Thame, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - extremely friendly environment - great benefits

      Cons

      None that I can think of

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