J Sainsbury

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J Sainsbury

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

Pros

Good work-life balance and not strenuous work

Cons

Tedious, not very rewarding work

Doesn't Recommend

Other reviews for J Sainsbury

  1.  

    Good for part time work while at university.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Bournemouth, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bournemouth, England (UK)

    Pros

    Good managements, work balance, central area to live in, competent senior management.

    Cons

    Rigid career movement opportunities, repertitive work, lack of training.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    It's a shame the vision and drive of the execs don't inspire the grassroots

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    Former Employee - Colleague  in  Brighton, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Colleague in Brighton, England (UK)

    Pros

    Work was varied, physically active and reasonable. Hours were flexible. Customers are friendlier than other retailers.

    Cons

    Poorly organised Team Leaders who lacked discipline. Wages too low vs profitability. Too much focus on availability over sustainable procurement (i.e. Shipping asparagus in from Peru for 10 months a year.). Does business with the state of Israel. Stocks Nestle products. And the rest, I could go on.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    BE BOLD. The food industry has to change, Sainsburys could lead the change.

    Stop shipping produce from around the globe, focus on local seasonal produce. Beat Abel & Cole at their own game.

    Don't conduct business with companies or in countries with questionable ethics.

    Make sure all employees, contractors and suppliers earn a living wage.

    Work with other food giants to develop a globally sustainable food system.

    OK, so the last step is a biggy! But you get the picture.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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