BIG W
3.8 out of 5 stars.
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Unorganised and a clique environment

My first shift, nobody knew what I was doing. There was a lack of organization and poor management. The environment also felt very toxic and cliquey, it felt as though others would talk behind your back. Some people were really nice and helpful, however I felt like I turned up to my shift and was just chucked with whoever without any proper training

Pros

Salary

Cons

Poor management and organization

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2.0 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3.0 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
1.0 out of 5 stars for Job Security/Advancement
1.0 out of 5 stars for Management
1.0 out of 5 stars for Culture
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Based on 860 reviews

Ratings by category

3.7 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3.4 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
3.3 out of 5 stars for Job Security/Advancement
3.3 out of 5 stars for Management
3.6 out of 5 stars for Culture
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