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Woolworths Group Reviews

Updated 24 April 2019
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Woolworths Group Managing Director Brad Banducci
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  • "The Long Hours needed to be put in by any fresh manager makes our work life balance very difficult" (in 19 reviews)

  • "Long hours but everyone worked hard" (in 40 reviews)

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  1. "job"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Woolworths Group part-time

    Pros

    better opportunity and growth all around Australia

    Cons

    high expectation and pressure to meat target

    Advice to Management

    be more transparent


  2. "good company"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service in Sydney
    Former Employee - Customer Service in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Woolworths Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Strong process oriented
    People focus
    Customer in the mind
    Decent benefits (if on higher positions)
    Rewards & Recognition

    Cons

    Rewards & Recognition - totally biased, the manager should like you
    Growth - again if your manager is kind to you
    Too huge an organization

  3. "So much encouragement to progress as far as you like as fast as you like"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Front End Cashier
    Current Employee - Front End Cashier
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Woolworths Group part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Lots of learning opportunities available

    Cons

    I dont have any cons


  4. "Deli Assistance"

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    • Culture & Values
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Woolworths Group part-time

    Pros

    - great people
    - friendly environment
    - good to get customer experience

    Cons

    - very repetitive
    - low discount


  5. "Wonderful, great for students"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Service Deli Assistant in Kenmore, Queensland
    Current Employee - Service Deli Assistant in Kenmore, Queensland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Woolworths Group part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very flexible, very close and supportive teams, opportunities to climb ranks, pays above award wages, ability to transfer almost anywhere you move

    Cons

    Frequent changes in managers at most stores, some departments can be quite ‘clicky’, requires weekend work

    Advice to Management

    N/A


  6. "Good first job"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Member
    Current Employee - Team Member
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Woolworths Group part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexible hours
    Penalty rates
    Staff discount

    Cons

    Store mangers and above can be often patronising
    Don't stand up for staff with abusing customers

    Advice to Management

    Have realistic expectations


  7. "Decent pay, good annual leave and stable job"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Produce Team Support in Gold Coast
    Current Employee - Produce Team Support in Gold Coast
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Woolworths Group full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Decent pay
    Stable job
    Opportunities to move up and earn more money

    Cons

    - Low staff budgets
    - Salary often means doing lots of extra hours for free

    Advice to Management

    Don't cut staff budgets too low as it'll impact the quality of service in store.

  8. "Store manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Woolworths Group full-time

    Pros

    opportunities for internal transfer and decent remuneration

    Cons

    too much work load and pushing for sales


  9. "Team member"

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    Current Employee - Team Member in Hobart
    Current Employee - Team Member in Hobart
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Woolworths Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    There is flexible working hours

    Cons

    development opportunities should be more created


  10. "Nightfill"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Woolworths Group part-time

    Pros

    Friendly managers willing to help staff

    Cons

    A lot of people don't put effort into their work here