Woolworths (South Africa) Reviews

Updated 14 Jan 2021

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4.4
97%
Recommend to a Friend
63%
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Woolworths (South Africa) CEO Roy Bagattini
Roy Bagattini
5 Ratings
Pros
  • "Very good training if you want a career in retail(in 7 reviews)

  • "Great benefits and perks, overall a great company to work for(in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • "Long hours, salary,micro managers, no growth, too many deductions(in 11 reviews)

  • "work life balance is difficult for employees due to long working hours with just one off day in every 7 days(in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work at"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Senior Business Development Manager in Sydney

    I have been working at Woolworths (South Africa) full-time

    Pros

    Good people and work environment

    Cons

    Long hours and lots of travel

  2. "Difficult"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Cleaner 

    I have been working at Woolworths (South Africa) part-time

    Pros

    lots of benefits, alright pay

    Cons

    physical work, long hours, lonely


  3. "Good job"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Woolworths (South Africa)

    Pros

    Good managerial support and pay

    Cons

    Water Cooler jokes could be better

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  4. "Woolworths team member experience"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Team Member in Bankstown
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Woolworths (South Africa) part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Friendly staff Flexible hours Easy and simple work

    Cons

    Minimal breaks Repetitive work Difficult to career progress

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  5. "Best first job"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cashier in Gladstone, Queensland

    I have been working at Woolworths (South Africa) part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Friendly and helpful staff I was always able to keep up with school work when working

    Cons

    Not a lot to put here really

  6. "Not bad"

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

    I have been working at Woolworths (South Africa) part-time

    Pros

    They are pretty good guys

    Cons

    They can expect too much from one person sometimes.

  7. "#1"

    5.0
     

    I have been working at Woolworths (South Africa)

    Pros

    A Good place to work

    Cons

    If you don't hustle you get stuck

  8. "Customer Service Team Member"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Woolworths (South Africa) part-time

    Pros

    flexible, easy hours, nice team, positive environment, work-life balance

    Cons

    managers can be annoying, rude customers, managers can be bossy, low pay, low hours

  9. "It's good"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Woolworths (South Africa) part-time

    Pros

    It's got great pay and great bosses

    Cons

    Rude customers but that's retail for you

  10. "Don't Recommend"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Woolworths (South Africa) part-time

    Pros

    Working with young people is a pro.

    Cons

    Supervisors, manager, very boring and repetitive, very rude customers.

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