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About the company

  • Founded
  • Company size
    more than 10,000
  • Revenue
    more than $10B (AUD)
  • Industry
    Retail & Wholesale
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Rating overview

Rating is calculated based on 2.3K reviews and is evolving.

3.47 out of 5 stars.20193.65 out of 5 stars.20202.81 out of 5 stars.20213.36 out of 5 stars.20223.48 out of 5 stars.2023


Team Member in Taylors Hill VIC
on 2 October 2023
Productive and fun
Its a fairly straight forward job that is fun at times but not always. Great place for a young worker looking to develop retail skills. Hours are very flexible and management is generally good.
Manager in Rockingham WA
on 2 October 2023
Very good
Very good pay and really good workplace it has been very good and would recommend to beyond. Coles is way better than Woolworths as the staff are way more friendly and kind.
Service Team Member in Parramatta NSW
on 28 September 2023
Good for high schoolers, not too decent otherwise
The experience honestly varies with management, with frequent rotations it just depends on how lucky you are. You can't get along with everyone. Good entry level job for casual workers with 0 experience. Literally 0. The standard isn't that high at some stores...
Bakery Assistant in Doncaster VIC
on 28 September 2023
Pray for good work colleagues and managers
Work conditions are heavily dependant on who your department manager and store manager is. Pay is average at best, especially if you're a teen as you won't get paid the full wage until you're in your 20s (was like this when I worked there not sure if it still is). The work is a bit dull so just pray for nice colleagues to kill the time with and a culture that doesn't drain your soul. Managers we...
Personal Shopper in Richmond VIC
on 27 September 2023
Good place to work for short-term
It is an ok place to work and meet new people but the job is repetitive, good for high school and uni students. The manager is nice but can be harsh sometimes depending on how you feel

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