Happiness score is 51 out of 100
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Sainsbury’s Careers and Employment

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About the company

  • CEO
    Simon Roberts
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  • Founded
  • Company size
    more than 10,000
  • Revenue
    more than £7B (GBP)
  • Industry
    Retail & Wholesale
  • Headquarters
    Holborn, London, United Kingdom
  • Link
    Sainsbury’s website
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Salary estimated from 2.2K employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed.

Rating overview

Rating is calculated based on 11.1K reviews and is evolving.



Customer Service Manager in London
on 4 July 2022
Great colleagues
Fun place, many different characters from customers to staff, never dull quite busy. Always something to do hence time does go quickly. It’s always a good thought to rotate task and work along different team member, to ensure boredom doesn’t set.
Merchandising Controller in United Kingdom
on 4 July 2022
Hard work, sometimes stressful
Lack of training throughout I would say is the most frustrating thing about the role. Lots of hard work put in for it to be messed up by colleagues. If your face fits type of place
Retail Assistant in Pollokshields, Glasgow
on 3 July 2022
Fun Workplace
Good place to work, all staff/management were very friendly. Having worked in other Sainsburys stores this particular outlet has been the best run I have had the pleasure to work at.
Sales Assistant in Oswestry, Shropshire
on 3 July 2022
Decent job
Worked at Sainsbury’s while at college, had no problems working there and flexibility was good around my studies. Colleagues were all lovely, managers were fine other than one
Trading Assistant in Fife
on 3 July 2022
It is a good place to work, fun and active management are nice. Good hours and good overtime. Pay is good to at £10 a hour. Discount card after 12 weeks.

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Interview insights

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Average experience
Interview is easy
Process takes about a week

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Shared on 1 March 2022

They asked about my lifestyle and why i wanted to work with sainsbirys.

Shared on 17 December 2021

The usual ones. Have you done this kind of work before? What can you contribute? Do you work well in a team with deadlines to meet.

Shared on 28 August 2021

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