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  • www.coles.com.au
  • Hawthorn East, Australia
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1914
  • Subsidiary or Business Segment
  • Grocery Stores & Supermarkets
  • $10+ billion (USD)

CompetitorsWoolworths Group, ALDI
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Hungry and thirsty Australians can count on Coles. Coles Group is one of the country's largest food retailers with more than 740 supermarkets run under the Coles and Bi-Lo banners, 785 liquor (Liquorland, Vintage Cellars, 1st Choice), and 620 combination gas stations and ...

Coles Reviews

3.8
79%
Recommend to a Friend
81%
Approve of CEO
John Durkan
John Durkan
490 Ratings
6 Jan 2021
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"It is a great career if you're willing to work hard for it"

Former Employee - Customer Service Manager in Melbourne
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No Opinion of CEO

I worked at Coles full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Great culture among people of the same/similar level (between team members, supervisors and department managers) Decent pay for people like myself whom haven't completed a bachelor degree Flexible

Cons

In order to move up you need to put in extra unpaid hours of work - paid training is hard to come by
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Diversity & Inclusion at Coles

3.9
(151 reviews)

Diversity & Inclusion FAQs

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Does there seem to be diversity at Coles?

...Very diverse workforce and a lot of importance is given to SWP....Read More

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Coles Interviews

Experience
Positive72%
Negative8%
Neutral20%
Getting an Interview
Applied online90%
Employee Referral4%
In Person3%
Difficulty
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    Casual Team Member Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Brisbane
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Coles (Brisbane) in Nov 2020

    Interview

    After applying online, I was immediately given a link to complete a video interview within the next two days. For each question, you are given 30 seconds to read it and prepare a response and one minute to record a response.
    Interview

    What is your availability and what do you do outside work? Give an example of when you have given excellent customer service. Why would you like to work for Coles, and what department would you prefer? How will you ensure the safety of yourself, coworkers and customers?

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What is health insurance like at Coles?

...Mental healthcare is only in the interest of the business and it shows when they offer you the EPA service....

14 February 2020

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