Coles Reviews

Updated Jul 31, 2021

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3.7
72%
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131 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay, good culture very happy(in 229 reviews)

  • "flexible hours and great environment(in 127 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Long hours standing in one spot(in 80 reviews)

  • "Occasionally bad management or team members(in 73 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      hawwwwwaaa

      Jul 16, 2021 - Delivery Driver in Logan
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good hours hot bitrches piing me off

      Cons

      long shifts and uygl moms with biug milkersw

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Regarding pay

      Jul 30, 2021 - Customer Service Representative in Sydney
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good pay and hours considering the number of team members.

      Cons

      work load is incoherent with the wages received. Managers are cold sometimes to the complaints of team members.

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Fast paced, exciting, lots of opportunities

      Jul 29, 2021 - Head of Culture and Capability in Melbourne
      Recommend
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      Pros

      On an exciting growth journey with an inspiring strategy Lots of positive change since being ASX listed Leadership improving Career opportunities are extensive - can have 10 careers at the one company

      Cons

      Fast paced (if that doesn't suit you) Busy Sometimes reactionary Could be more leading edge

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    4. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Okay place to work

      Jul 30, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good people, flexible hours and it stays open during pandemic which is great. They also have staff discount which helps when things keep getting expensive

      Cons

      Money pay is not so great because you employed before qualifications and maybe that's why but I don't know. It's also not very nice place for disable people but mostly workers are normal and able

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Pays reallly well

      Jul 29, 2021 - Storeman in Melbourne
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Pays great working in cold storage.

      Cons

      Its bad on your body the work.

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great company

      Jul 30, 2021 - Coles Graduate Program in Melbourne
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good culture, great pay and easy hours. Work environment is good

      Cons

      Can’t really fault the program. It’s what you make it

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Good for start

      Jul 28, 2021 - Coles Team Member in Wagga Wagga
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible, easy and not stressful. Very good for after school or people looking for short term experience.

      Cons

      Getting hours is the real struggle. Not enough to support a family. You will just be number.

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Coles Review

      Jul 28, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great flexibility in shifts and good ongoing team support. Good team environment where everyone is happy to help.

      Cons

      Grocery is heavily strenuous as there is a lot to do compared to other departments.

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great job, high expectations.

      Jul 28, 2021 - Grocery Stocker in Geelong
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Amazing hours while during the extra study. Great company and support services.

      Cons

      The work rate is too high, with unrealistic expectations for how little pay.

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Coles

      Jul 25, 2021 - Retail Assistant- Sales Floor in Doncaster
      Recommend
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      Pros

      -Very good people -Benefits are good

      Cons

      -Pay could be better -Not suitable for people with families looking for full-time work as managers.

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