Sainsbury’s Overview

  • www.sainsburys.co.uk
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1869
  • Company - Public (JSAIY)
  • Grocery Stores
  • $10+ billion (USD)

CompetitorsASDA, Tesco, Morrisons
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J Sainsbury's trolley is filled with more than groceries. The UK's third-largest food retailer (after Tesco and ASDA) operates the Sainsbury's Supermarkets chain of some 555 grocery stores throughout the UK. Its fast-growing Sainsbury's online home delivery shopping service ...

Sainsbury’s Reviews

3.6
65%
Recommend to a Friend
66%
Approve of CEO
Simon Roberts
Simon Roberts
67 Ratings
5.0
Former Employee

"Great and flexible"

14 Oct 2019 - Anonymous Employee
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Loved the fixed shift patterns meant I could plan around things

Cons

Progression is looked at new entrants rather than current staff
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Diversity & Inclusion at Sainsbury’s

3.8
(4122 reviews)

Diversity & Inclusion FAQs

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Sainsbury’s Interviews

Experience
Positive73%
Negative11%
Neutral15%
Getting an Interview
Applied online91%
In Person4%
Employee Referral2%
Difficulty
2.2
Average
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  1. General Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in France
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    Single round interview with store manager. Easy as long as you parrot back their views, just don't think too hard about it. They will make you work longer than contracted hours though.
    Interview

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Sainsbury’s Awards & Accolades

  • Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations ListCorporate Knights2010
  • Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations ListCorporate Knights2009

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Does Sainsbury’s offer relocation assistance?

...Great colleagues, good benefits package...

13 January 2021

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People Also Ask about Sainsbury’s

Employees rate Sainsbury’s 3.6 out of 5 stars based on 11,957 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

To get a job at Sainsbury’s, browse currently open positions and apply for a job near you. Once you get a positive response, make sure to find out about the interview process at Sainsbury’s and prepare for tough questions.

Overall, 65 of employees would recommend working at Sainsbury’s to a friend. This is based on 11,327 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

73 of job seekers rate their interview experience at Sainsbury’s as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 2.2 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at Sainsbury’s.

46 of employees think that Sainsbury’s has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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