Coles Reviews

Updated 2 Jun 2020

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3.6
69%
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John Durkan
364 Ratings
Pros
  • "Nice people supportive workplace Good pay(in 163 reviews)

  • "flexible hours and convenience for uni(in 104 reviews)

Cons
  • "Upper-tier people's response to basic team members(in 64 reviews)

  • "long hours standing can be harder(in 59 reviews)

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  1. "Good environment"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Grocery Team Member in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Coles part-time

    Pros

    - Friendly staff - Manageable work load - Good management - Fun environment

    Cons

    None that I can think of

    Coles2020-04-07
  2. "good"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Grocery Team Member 

    I worked at Coles part-time

    Pros

    the team members are great and fun to work with

    Cons

    the hours were short most times

    Coles2020-06-02
  3. "Good experience"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Member 

    I have been working at Coles part-time

    Pros

    flexible hours and great environment

    Cons

    Physical job, heavy items, early shifts, night shift, long hours

    Coles2020-06-02
  4. "Nightfill"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Nightfill in Melbourne

    I have been working at Coles part-time

    Pros

    Good flexible hours while studying at uni.

    Cons

    Job satisfaction depends on management at the time.

    Coles2020-05-30
  5. "Consistent employment"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Assistant in Geelong
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Coles full-time

    Pros

    Gave extra payment with covid-19

    Cons

    Other staff aren’t always accountable

    Coles2020-05-29
  6. "Great atmosphere"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Chatswood
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Coles part-time

    Pros

    Good management and good place to work

    Cons

    Customer attitude at certain times

    Coles2020-05-27
  7. "Nightfill Team Member"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Nightfill Team Member in Subiaco
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Coles part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good Pay, can make good friendships and is relatively relaxed.

    Cons

    There can be uncertainty towards the competence of management.

    Coles2020-05-27
  8. "Great place to begin working"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Agent 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Plenty of support offered to people starting to work. Great casual opportunities with growth prospects if you are willing to stay around

    Cons

    Some line managers have a lack of business acumen but overall they are good to interact with

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    Coles2020-05-27
  9. "Team member"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Team Member 

    I worked at Coles part-time

    Pros

    Good and supportive team Member

    Cons

    Less notice prior to start of work sometimes

    Coles2020-05-26
  10. "Great career"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Head of Marketing in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Coles full-time

    Pros

    Scale, impact and fun place to work

    Cons

    political, many UK imports, can be hard to get stuff done

    Coles2020-05-25
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