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May work for some, but not others

Life at Bunnings is very varied, you can have a quiet day with sufficient colleagues in your section (hate calling them team members) or be alone and receive 10 pallets of stock. Rostering can also be inconsistent and create situations where you must manage multiple departments. Training consists of online modules on workday, training days with brands and any info passed down from co-workers. Management can be understanding and competent or separated from those on the floor. Their lack of experience creating unrealistic expectations and exerting downwards pressure. A feeling of "us vs them" persists with relatability lacking and the likely true observation that your manager is not there for your benefit. That said if you're lucky you can tailor your roster to suit your activities but shifts occasionally change without warning so be aware of that. The culture doesn't reward hard work as that is rewarded with a coffee card or a certificate and socks most of the time. colleagues are generally friendly and happy though. The hardest part of the job is the physical work that may be required as well as dealing with different instructions from different people as a result of poor communication. Colleague interactions and payday are the highlight of the job. You can develop close bonds with people that extend out of the store. Speaking of pay, I believe it is reasonable and performance reviews results can result in a rise. You can also receive in-store credit called E-Balance. All in all, if you are happy with physical work and have good management it can be enjoyable - 


Flexibility, job security (most of the time)


Management us vs them attitude, Downwards pressure, management visits

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3.0 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3.0 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
3.0 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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3.7 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3.8 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
3.5 out of 5 stars for Job Security/Advancement
3.3 out of 5 stars for Management
3.7 out of 5 stars for Culture

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