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Really a great company to work af ,great values and staff. Theres a lot of growth
If you apply yourself and also stay determined . They do send you for training too
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I Learned Slot Of Skills At Woolworths And I Just Set Higher Goals For My Dream Job.I Would Like To Improve My Skills Further More And Help A Business Grow Further More.
Pros
Truck offloading
Cons
Flexible
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A typical work day at Woolworths would consists of meeting the morning the starting the work day. Then tea time after 10am for 15mins depending on your shift roaster.Then well work in a very good environment till lunch at about 12:30 for an half an hour till tea time at about 3pm for 15mins. up until 5:30pm till the end of the day there was always the option of working in extra hours after your shift has ended.
Pros
Lots of prizes to be won, free lunches from time to time
Cons
the typical day when none is interested in the product you had to sell
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If you are not connected with the right people you wont grow in the company.their is also a lot of favouritism in the company...e.g if you are not liked you wont enjoy working their
Pros
Waste
Cons
Making great friends
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I enjoy making sure that everything is done accordingly on time. managing daily sales is enjoyable because you always have a target to achieve. time management, willingness and customer service are the key steps to achieve goals.
Pros
Free lunch
Cons
long hours
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Great working for the company
They up skill you

Motivate you

You are able to buy food at reduced price staff benefits only

It feels like your part of a big family
Pros
Good benefits
Cons
Lots of policies
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Interacting with customers is one of the best thing I enjoy because you get to learn different things. They teach you how life is and how you handle it.
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Woolworths was the best Job ever, they take care of their staff. They culture is for their people they invest in their stuff and you feel like family that works together
Pros
You can earn as much as you like
Cons
You have to sleep there sweat for that money
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I've been with Woolies for more than 8 years and left to pursue other challenges. Definitely a brand with Integrity. SCLT team are actively involved in the organisation. Organisation is alot bigger than meets the eye.....
Pros
Visible leadership, Career growth potential, fair, values driven, transparent, job security, work life balance
Cons
Salaries need improvement, should look at promoting internally before filling in roles from the outside
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I loved working at WW and was proud to say that I was a Woolies employee. I loved the brand loved their business ethics. Excellent benefits - Staff discounts. They have a culture that encourages growth. Hardwork is recognised. If you like change, there is room within the company to change. You can request a 3 month secondment to see if you would like a particular role
Pros
Great staff benefits
Cons
Not really any
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Woolworths has no racism amongst employees and their trainings do help a lot
Me making sure the customer leaves happy was so cerfying being confident
Pros
Care for all employees
Cons
None
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Working with Woolworths was the best . I gained a lot of experience and knowledge. I gained more skills in the sales floor . Though I wasn't with the company for a very long time due to family issues , I would actually work again at Woolworths if I was given another opportunity.
Pros
Staff
Cons
Staff
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Making the working environment friendly makes it easier to give and be of service at all times.It was challenging but very lovely at the same time, loved my job, because through it i have learned the importance of service.
Pros
Giving your best always
Cons
Not being attended to when needing service.
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4,0
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I enjoyed working for the company mainly because I now have good management skills and can work under pressure and still finish all tasks at the given time
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Good working experience environment.
Interaction with different kinds of people.

Problem solving

Customer care

Great management

Dealing with different personalities.
Pros
Friendly environment
Cons
standing for long hours
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in order to grow its mostly who you know or you will stay in the position that you started so youd have to be very friendly in order to work yourself up
Cons
management team
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Having a warm morning from coworkers and having to stay happy throughout the day for me is a good experience. Help me to focus on my goals and want to grow big in the company. Collaboration at its best.
Pros
Happy. Learning. Experience
Cons
Having to deal with different personalities
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Woolworths holds a great standard not only to it's brand but also to how it treats it's staff and customers. It gives opportunities to many young people and I enjoyed working there.
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There is lots of department that you can get opportunities on it, only if you are willing to grow in the company.you must be a hard worker,and you have to love your job, and learn everyday,team work is very important .you must know your store so that you can be able to help if costomers need some item from the shelf.
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Woolworths is really good place to work at .For personal reasons I needed to stay at home doctors orders .But I really would love to work again for Woolworths .I really had no problem with the company ... Thank you
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The long hour shifts are draining. Retail jobs are fast paced. You spend less time with your family because of the long shifts. You need to work many years in order to see yourself grow
Pros
Staff benefits
Cons
Long hours
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