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ASDA Reviews

Updated 20 Jul 2019

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3.2
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ASDA CEO Roger Burnley
Roger Burnley
261 Ratings
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  • "Certain Managers who would not do their own work but got section leaders to do it all for them but then took all the credit(in 157 reviews)

  • "Long hours, having to do tasks that are not specific to your direct role(in 89 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Home shopping picker"

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    Current Employee - Home Shopping Picker in Doncaster
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at ASDA

    Pros

    work with a wide variety of people which is always a good thing. The Asda discount card. The canteen in the morning serves hot food incase you don't have your own.

    Cons

    You get overlooked a lot of the time, especially on our department of home shopping. ie, management team have been well known for lying, fast judging, and making Accusations which have only led to reporting them for bullying.

    Advice to Management

    pay closer attention to your staff!!!

    ASDA2015-10-09
  2. "Chilled out easy job"

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    Former Employee - Toilet Cleaner in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ASDA full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    You get to see a lot of new aspects in this role everyday.

    Cons

    Hands get very dirty sometimes

    ASDA2019-07-20
  3. "impressed"

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    Former Employee - Pharmacy in Waterlooville, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ASDA full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    full training covered,great group of people.good 10% discount

    Cons

    not enough hours and change of management to much

    Advice to Management

    set contract ,and pay more once qualified as you do with section leaders ect...pharmacy have a lot more pressure and demand

    ASDA2019-07-20
  4. "It is what you make it"

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    Current Employee - Customer Delivery Driver in Cardiff, Wales
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at ASDA part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Overtime available, feels like being self employed, no overbearing management over your shoulder

    Cons

    Can be dangerous being on the road all day, company overly concerned about customer satisfaction over driver safety.

    Advice to Management

    EEF is a shambles.

    ASDA2019-07-20
  5. "Good experience"

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    Former Employee - Personal Shopper 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at ASDA part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - Easy to swap shifts/work more hours - Easy to do in all ways

    Cons

    - Colleagues not overly nice and very cliquey

    ASDA2019-07-19
  6. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Customer Assistant 
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    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at ASDA full-time

    Pros

    Great bosses, flexible hours, cheap discounted goods, good friends

    Cons

    Slightly cliquey and understaffed (second part not exactly the stores fault, more the business)

    ASDA2019-07-19
  7. "Made lots of friends"

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    Current Employee - Section Leader 

    I have been working at ASDA full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    10% discount made lots of friends

    Cons

    Too much pressure and not enough time

    ASDA2019-07-18
  8. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Mechanic in Swansea, Wales
    Recommends

    I have been working at ASDA full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good staff, decent pay but long hours

    Cons

    Old fashioned workshop but decent enough

    ASDA2019-07-17
  9. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Customer Assistant 
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at ASDA full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Staff discount Flexible schedule Night work available

    Cons

    Too much work, too little time

    ASDA2019-07-16
  10. "Active, reasonably paid, and plenty of overtime opportunities. Colleagues were very friendly"

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    Former Employee - Night Shift Colleague in Dunstable, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at ASDA part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Highly active work, reasonably paid, and plenty of opportunities for overtime. Straightforward once you learn your aisles. Great for just paying the bills. Paid for the hours you work, so staying late isn't 'free work'. Fair amount of freedom to listen to music/podcasts and do your own thing when the store is closed. 10% employee discount card, can also buy reduced food/drink for lunch.

    Cons

    Hard to take holiday if you're contracted for busy nights (Fri, Sat) Quite monotonous work Not a lot of room for growth if you don't want to climb the retail ladder Can be physically and mentally draining If you stay late on a night shift, your pay switches to the day rate after 6am - so it's not necessarily in your interest to stay and help if needed. Weekend and holiday deliveries are a NIGHTMARE, especially if...

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    Advice to Management

    Get to know your employees and what makes them tick. Reward hard-working employees whenever possible. Don't unreasonably raise expectations when an individual is performing well, recognise their performance and try to understand whether they are just really good, or working super hard. Manage ALL of your staff. Lay out expectations for new employees when they start, and clearly communicate a quantifiable expectation...

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    ASDA2019-07-16
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