Pick n Pay
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Hard work with long hours

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Great place to learn, but it is a very tough environment. Work is everything and family life normally suffers.If you need a fast paced environment where you need to think n your feet, this can be for your. It can be very stressful at times with very long hours. Career opportunities are available if you want to stay in retail.
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There were some activities that we had to participate on such as dressing up and have competitions on public holidays.

My overall working experience at Pick n Pay was fun and exciting every day I have learned a lot and built authentic relationship with people (customers). I have become a better person.

Pros

No free lunches

Cons

long shifts varies based on busyness of the store
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Good work place

To work in a retail is very exciting you learn alot of stuff for instance you learn how to communicate better...you can up your maths skills...learn about hygene which is part of house keeping and don't forget about your brightest smile.im a very talkative and friendly person so I won't have any doubt about me getting the job and I'm confident and loyal.
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Productive and fun place

I worked as Packer mostly, I used to pack for a Cashier when its done scanning items and put all the items in the Bag for a Customer...When it's not busy, I used to go work on the floor and do back shopping, which is to replanish back the stock that the customer left by the tills and put it back in the right place...Also and to make sure every aisle is full of Stock with the right Price ticket.
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Productive

Working there was amazing and the workload was stressful but I enjoyed the challenge. My colleagues was also amazing, just some colleagues was more motivating than others, especially those that want to see you succeed, towards others that don't. Overall, experience was amazing
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No room for growth

The company has kept me going so far but you live from hand to mouth... Hours is horrible and they pay you way too little for the amount of effort you put in. I'm still a casual after 8 years of my life and there's hardly any room for growth. People leave and doesn't get replaced. People I trained got promoted. It's not about loving your job at the company anymore

Pros

Subsidised lunch

Cons

Long hours and no room to grow
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Was productive and fun place to grow

I had an awesome time at the company could learn alot and as well grow. The company have really taught me alot , went on alot of course and met some famous people. The training they provide is excellent.

Pros

1lunch break and 30 minutes tea break

Cons

Worked long hours but its worth it
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Productive work place

They were well organized and had great visions. There was always a goal set for every workshift.They very strict about certain rules and i love it alot

Cons

12 hours of work
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Pick n Pay is a good company and with a good quality, excellent customer service

Pick n Pay is a good company and the benefits are good. And i would like to be part of this company. I am a energic and work as a team work communication. Cashier experience 4 years

Pros

Free lunch

Cons

8 hours
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Productivity was something that was always a priority

Working for Pick n Pay was fun, I was working with a group of very vibrant and friendly people. We were very productive as we worked as a team always.

Pros

Free lunch and free transportation

Cons

Working long hours getting home very late
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I love working with people

I like to work with people and some customers are very nice...I use to work for pick n pay I cape town and loved it there we all were like family n the managements was good

Pros

No free lunch

Cons

Break was a hour lunch time
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Productive and hard working

Not always nice going to work starting late less hours earnings of money is very little and you have to work so hard for little money they never listen to your opinions

Pros

Free lunch

Cons

Less hours
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Productive and helpful workplace

I would love to work at PnP most of the people I know and family would go to PnP the services is great and they got everything you need and I would recommend PnP family store toe anyone

Pros

Thankful to have a job

Cons

Long hours
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About Pick n Pay I advice people to come and apply for job

I was working as cashier, office cashier, customer service clerk sometmes you working under pressure may be because of short staff and the busy store.

Pros

Sometimes we were getting free lunch

Cons

It depends on how do they need you
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It's a very good retail store to work for overall

Pick n Pay is a very good company to work for. They look after their staff by supplying free meals and transport especially when working late shifts. I think that their pay rate is fair for retail as well as their working hours/shifts. They also offer various benefits. Pick n Pay has a good friendly working atmosphere

Pros

Staff meals, benefits, fair salary, nice work environment, staff transport

Cons

Long hours
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Fun workplace

Pick n pay is a good company you learn customer service how to deal with different types of people and be represented when you at work always put smile

Pros

Free luch

Cons

Long hours
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Productive and fun environment

I loved working at Pick n Pay as I learnt alot, also the staff as well as management are amazing always willing to teach, always willing to help so you never felt alone because the company overall is an extremely good one.

Pros

Free seminars

Cons

None
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Unhappy staff with unprofessional management

The woman especially in management think everyone else is beneath them. The attitude of management is deplorable. No respect or empathy towards the staff.

Pros

None

Cons

Long hours no overtime
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Every day is a learning experience

For me personally to be in retail,its hard you have to be able to work the hours at the same time it's great you get the chance to meet new people every day

Pros

To do new things every day

Cons

Its just the traveling
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Productive , full paced workplace

A typical day at work was getting there early having travelled a fair distance too , ive learned that people will judge you no matter what job you do Hardest part was the taking of stock from a rolltainer and pushing 450kg alone But the fun part was interacting with customers everyday

Pros

Can take lunch at anytime

Cons

Long hours
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Productive and fun work place

Working at Pick n Pay has been one of the best experiences I have ever had. It was fun and people there treat you like family. I wouldn't mind working there again

Pros

Free lunches and meals. Gifts for provided to motivate ones hard work.

Cons

Cutting of hours
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Based on 1 606 reviews

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3,4 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3,1 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
3,5 out of 5 stars for Job Security/Advancement
3,6 out of 5 stars for Management
3,6 out of 5 stars for Culture
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