BWS Stores Reviews

Updated 24 Jul 2020

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3.9
78%
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Pros
  • "good team environment and growth opportunity(in 6 reviews)

  • "Straightforward job, good part time wage(in 6 reviews)

Cons
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  1. "Very good progression"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Sales Floor Team Member in Sydney

    I have been working at BWS Stores part-time

    Pros

    good team environment and growth opportunity

    Cons

    on feet all shift and unruly customers

  2. "Not Bad"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Team Member in Glen Waverley

    I have been working at BWS Stores part-time

    Pros

    Straightforward job, good part time wage

    Cons

    Not guaranteed hours, short hours


  3. "Fun job"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Laverton, Victoria

    I worked at BWS Stores part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great working environment, friendly staff

    Cons

    Often times you get difficult customers

  4. "If you are good at your job, they will leave you alone"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at BWS Stores full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Profit share, work life balance, good team environment

    Cons

    not much, one of the best jobs i've had.

  5. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Retail Assistant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great management, take good care off staff

    Cons

    Hours can be reduced to very little if not busy

  6. Helpful (1)

    "Pretty good"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Assistant 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at BWS Stores part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Ability to work around personal schedule

    Cons

    Working alone for many hours gets lonely and boring. Pretty terrible managers

  7. Helpful (1)

    "Team member"

    4.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Member in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at BWS Stores part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    flexibility, discount in woolworths, BWS

    Cons

    work hours can change drastically

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Great Working Environment"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Assistant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at BWS Stores part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Discounts at woolworths owned stores and ALH venues, great hours, great building relationships with the local community, public holiday and penalty rates are great.

    Cons

    Rosters can vary from week to week, heavy lifting can take a toll on you over time.

  9. "BWS Review"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Store Manager in Coogee, New South Wales
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at BWS Stores part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good work environment. Worked with a great team.

    Cons

    Working for a big company can always be difficult, as there is less pay and worker rights.

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  10. "Great For Wine/Beer Lovers"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Assistant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at BWS Stores part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Some great perks around wine/beer, good opportunity to learn and give good recommendations when asked. Customers usually okay. Nice coworkers and friendly boss.

    Cons

    Training was pretty basic, most important things were covered, but didn't know how to do returns/gift cards/stock management. Wasn't expected to so no big deal. Might get yelled at over the phone for botched deliveries (which you are not involved in at all).

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