Tesco Overview

  • www.tesco-careers.com
  • Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1919
  • Company - Private
  • Grocery Stores
  • Unknown / Non-Applicable

As a leading multinational retailer, with more than 345,000 colleagues, we aim to serve customers every day with affordable, healthy and sustainable food – to help them enjoy a better quality of life and an easier way of living. Founded in 1919 by Jack Cohen using the £30 he ...
Mission: Our business was built with a simple mission – to be the champion for customers, helping them to enjoy a better quality of life and an easier way of living. This hasn't changed. Customers want great products at great value which they can buy easily and it's our job to deliver ...

Company Updates

21 January 2019
Increasing customer interest in fortified foods has prompted our business to uniquely start boosting fibre content in some of its most popular snacks. In a move to help customers increase their dietary fibre we have started to boost fibre to own label foods starting with pies, pasties, sausage rolls and chilled breads. It follows Government guidelines which recommended that the average daily intake of fibre needed to nearly double in order for Brits to lead a healthier lifestyle. Angela Hughes our Food Developer who has overseen the move, lost her beloved grandfather to bowel cancer and her father also has the disease. When Angela’s doctor said there was a strong chance of her also contracting the hereditary disease she asked colleagues if she could use her expertise to try and help others avoid the same fate. Read the full story here: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQbNR
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Tesco begins boosting fibre content in its own label foods to help Brits lead healthier lifestyles
glassdoor.com
16 January 2019
At Tesco we are really proud to be working on Diversity and Inclusion in Grocery. In an industry first we have come together with Accenture, CCEP, Mondelez and P&G to join forces on Diversity & Inclusion, supported by Grocery Aid. If this event sounds of interest to you, click here to find out more information: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQZGk
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Tesco Reviews

3.7
72%
Recommend to a Friend
68%
Approve of CEO
Ken Murphy
Ken Murphy
1,484 Ratings
Featured Review
4.0
Current Employee, more than 8 years

"Good Work Life Balance"

28 Jun 2022 - Senior Technical Programmer Manager in Welwyn Garden City, England
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Autonomy and ability to flex work

Cons

Can be high pressure at times
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Diversity & Inclusion at Tesco

3.8
(6502 reviews)

Diversity & Inclusion FAQs

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Does there seem to be diversity at Tesco?

...strong culture of diversity and teamwork...Read More

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Tesco Interviews

Experience
Positive72%
Negative10%
Neutral18%
Getting an Interview
Applied online86%
In Person5%
Employee Referral3%
Difficulty
2.3
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  1. Retail Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United Kingdom
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    had to complete online assessment which was successful and then was able to go into site for interview
    It wasn’t too hard the interview took around an hour and it was done by manager
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Tesco Awards & Accolades

  • Stonewall Best Network Award 2022Stonewall2022
  • LGBT Awards 2021 Best Network AwardBritish LGBT+ Awards2021
  • The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2021Times Top 50 Employers for Women2021
  • Customer InnovationRetail Week Awards2018
  • Best GrocerRetail Week Awards2018

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Tesco FAQ

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Does Tesco offer massages?

...Good benefits such as the colleague club card or free fruit for colleagues...

17 April 2021

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Employees rate Tesco 3.7 out of 5 stars based on 20,200 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

To get a job at Tesco, 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 Tesco and prepare for tough questions.

Overall, 72% of employees would recommend working at Tesco to a friend. This is based on 18,595 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

72% of job seekers rate their interview experience at Tesco as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 2.3 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at Tesco.

49% of employees think that Tesco has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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