Ackermans
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Very fun place to work at especially if the management is compassionate, lobg work hours but great team management and benefits from the company especially during pick season
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Good company

Good company at always taking care of employees and family and giving ububele tradition everything is been tough about business and customer service at all time updated every time about business goals and mission to be number one retailer and best price in southern Africa

Pros

Free training and break fast and Christmas gifts

Cons

Over time payment
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Productive

Ackermans needs a flexible, energetic person ,ITs full time work.It doesn't want a lazy person 😴 it wants a smart thinker ,someone whose a good convincer
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Flexible hours. Lots of working under pressure

Working there really didn't learn me anything only that the pressure we worked under was too much because we were alot and some picked short or over picked

Pros

Free transport. No working weekends

Cons

Was constantly on standby and didn't actually work alot until I quit
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Challenging and rewarding environment.

Ackermans has a great culture and solid values. They respect their employees and invest in building individuals whilst rewarding individual and teamwork. Solid company where they can strive and grow, constantly training members in the latest relevant disciplines.

Pros

Subsiding of studies, great incentive packages.

Cons

Rapid growth can lead to the diluting of the values and cukture
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Exciting

It's exciting and bit hard ,it's all about customer service excitement, learning and growing, acknowledgement, should be a sales person, active all times , performance rating and recognition, there employee benefits , Ackermans cares for its employees and customer

Pros

Isentives and lunch

Cons

Long hours, too much work sometimes
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Fun culture and really good team and work ethic.

I love the culture at Ackermans. I do think they do need more diversified leaders. They are transparent and focused. The have a good work life balance and are very family oriented

Pros

Subsidized canteen, great culture

Cons

Flat structure, non- diversified leadership
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Great culture

Was a great 33 years working at Ackermans..great company to work for. The culture at the company are great. Most of your expectations from a company will be met.

Pros

Lots of activities ..fun work place

Cons

Fast paced
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I learnt a lot about myself and how people can treat you

It opens a lot of opportunities in the retailindustryIt help you grow as an individual It helps one gain knowledge about a retailIt also challenges you in a way that will neither break or build you depending on how costumers treat you

Pros

None

Cons

Short lunch time
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A very friendly working place

It a nice place to work at because of the culture the company has and the service experience,the training they give you ,the coaching , the guidance and so forth

Pros

Incentives

Cons

Budget cut
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Very professional and good working environment

It is very good company with good benefits.Working hours are very good. It's culture is all about teamwork, respect and good customer service.It has a good motivational tools for it's staff members.I enjoyed working there with all of heart of only time can go back.
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Not good no career goal no support structure

Not fun and not liberating and growing managers but instead criticism is highWhere you have to work 14 days no off and not given enough days off n also too much work without support and resources

Pros

Lunch

Cons

Tea breaks
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It was very nice place to work for

The culture makes you feel at home, with good benefits, stocktake bonus,anual salary.with lots n lots of opportunities .ububele intion when you gave back to community.nice place to work for.but the only thing I wasn't happy with you spend lots of time at wrk n less with family.

Pros

Bonus

Cons

Long hours
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good quality and best customer service k

enjoy working with nice staff who olways help one anather... staff that olways do the best for the customers.. bringing value to customer, brst honest

Pros

yes

Cons

yes
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Good

The overall experience with the company and its employees was a good experience, training and development and support is there , further more the retail store requires lots of time .
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Ackermens

Working at Ackermans make me feel good and make me get a good experience and make me be what I want to be. Working on a salesfloor make me understand what I want to do even at till point I'm learning a lot
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Working with different people from different culture was a good expirence for me.

Team worker help me to understand and respect every one's opinion.Monthend are the most stressful days we faced so many challengies in the store.That teaches us to be more active in the field
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Productive workplace

It was alright, manager was helpful, supervisor was moody but the overall working expensive was great. When I got the other employees were super helpful and showed me everything I needed to know
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Excellent and very productive

I wish i can go back since it was a very good and excellent environment to work in. I regret resigning from this company. You learn everyday in Ackermans 🙏

Pros

Awards

Cons

Normal hours
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Productive

It was a bit challenging and stressful sometimes but it thought me how to work under pressure with different personality and how to handle them good.
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Fun work place

It was fun to work at Ackermans but management had there favorites and if you not one of the favorites your hours get cut and you work when they feel like letting you work....the pay was very bad if my hours get cut
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Based on 453 reviews

Ratings by category

3,4 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3,0 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
3,4 out of 5 stars for Job Security/Advancement
3,6 out of 5 stars for Management
3,8 out of 5 stars for Culture
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