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Coles Reviews

Updated 17 Nov 2019

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3.5
67%
Recommend to a Friend
69%
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Coles CEO John Durkan (no image)
John Durkan
307 Ratings
Pros
  • "good pay and excellent conditions(in 136 reviews)

  • "flexible hours, lot of good staff to work with(in 78 reviews)

Cons
  • "Feedback from team members on ways to improve the department isn’t taken seriously(in 53 reviews)

  • "Long hours and lots of customers(in 51 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Deli Review"

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    Former Employee - Deli in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Coles part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good team collaboration and hours

    Cons

    Not a lot of full-time opportunities

    Coles2019-11-16
  2. "Food"

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    Former Employee - Production Packer in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Coles part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good environment, good people,

    Cons

    Less pay, poor management, lack of communication

    Coles2019-11-15
  3. "best retail store ever experienced"

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    Current Employee - Grocery Team Member 

    I have been working at Coles part-time

    Pros

    5% employee discount and knows the item in self

    Cons

    i do not find any cons

    Coles2019-11-11
  4. "Sales"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate 

    I worked at Coles full-time

    Pros

    Great company To work for

    Cons

    There are no cons about working here

    Coles2019-11-10
  5. "Diverse and fast-paced work"

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    Current Employee - Graduate 

    I have been working at Coles full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Opportunities for high-profile, high-impact work with great people. If you push for it, you can often have access to wonderful learning opportunities.

    Cons

    Hierarchical culture in some teams that makes building influence as a graduate difficult at times. Lack of secure roll-off opportunities at the end of the program.

    Coles2019-11-09
  6. "Stock counter"

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    Current Employee - Stock Counter 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Coles part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great team Good support Development opportunity

    Cons

    Hard work, Long hours

    Coles2019-11-04
  7. "Coles Team Member"

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    Former Employee - Team Member in Brisbane

    I worked at Coles part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good work life balance and working team

    Cons

    Pay was not that great

    Coles2019-11-03
  8. "I don't know"

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    Former Employee - Night Fill Team Member 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Coles part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Management is very pushy and don't lead by example

    Cons

    Team members are very friendly and easy to work with

    Coles2019-11-17
  9. "Great management"

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    Current Employee - Deli Clerk in Mooroolbark
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Coles part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Great management - Supportive environment - Above the award pay

    Cons

    - Nothing that comes to mind

    Coles2019-10-30
  10. "Great experience"

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    Former Employee - Graduate 

    I worked at Coles full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great exposure, very fast paced, high accountability and responsibility.

    Cons

    Just a number, bad management in certain teams, long hours.

    Coles2019-10-30
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