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12 Ratings

    Was a good company to work for 5 years ago....not now

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    Former Employee - Anonymous

    I worked at J Sainsbury full-time (more than 3 years)


    Goal driven, bonus tied to company performance


    Some really strange company policies....became a horrible place to work when new management ruled to the letter of the law.

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    Use common sense and don't hide behind policies. Talk to your staff and be sincere.

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J Sainsbury Interviews

Updated 8 Oct 2014
Updated 8 Oct 2014

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    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at J Sainsbury.

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    Applied online and had to complete a questionnaire. Pretty long winded. Choice of 4 answers but it's all common knowledge. They take the job down as soon as 2 people get 100%. Those 2 are interviewed for the position. During the interview you have to watch a dvd and complete another questionnaire. After that one of the department managers will conduct a bog standard interview, 'How have you delivered great customer service?' 'What would you do if...?'

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Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations List, Corporate Knights, 2010
Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations List, Corporate Knights, 2009
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Website www.j-sainsbury.co.uk
Headquarters London, United Kingdom
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (JSAIY)
Industry Retail
Revenue $10+ billion (AUD) per year

J Sainsbury's trolley is filled with more than groceries. The UK's third-largest food retailer (after Tesco and ASDA) operates the Sainsbury's Supermarkets chain of some 555 grocery stores throughout the UK. Its fast-growing Sainsbury's online home delivery shopping service covers more than 90% of the UK population. In addition to supermarkets, it operates about 375 convenience stores under the Sainsbury's Local banner. The firm also owns half of Sainsbury's Bank (in a 50-50 joint venture with Lloyds Banking Group), and a pair of property joint ventures. Sainsbury also... More

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