George Reviews

Updated 27 Feb 2020

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4.0
78%
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95%
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George President and CEO  Sean Clarke (no image)
Sean Clarke
12 Ratings
Pros
  • "great food,people,great boss,great place,good pay(in 9 reviews)

  • "Good environment, fun, great people(in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • "Low pay, no benefits and changes his mind a lot and forgets(in 4 reviews)

  • "Shift work/long hours, some poor communication between management and staff(in 4 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Good company to work for"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Buyer in Lutterworth, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at George full-time

    Pros

    Relaxed environment to work in

    Cons

    Time pressured sometimes when on deadline

  2. "Big company, large turnover of staff"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Advisor 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Overtime available I (luckily) enjoyed the people I worked with on the department

    Cons

    Have to work either Christmas Eve or Boxing Day Management very slow to take action (e.g. holiday requests, change of contracts etc.)


  3. "Good place to work but low pay"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Merchandiser in Lutterworth, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Friendly atmosphere Supportive Fun place to work Good work life balance

    Cons

    No clear bandings of positions Progression is slow Some management have been there too long and set in their ways Low pay

  4. "Great company with lots of exciting opportunities for the future"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Merchandising Manager in Leeds, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at George full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Fit for the future brand

    Cons

    Location away from London salary

  5. "na"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    its ok work place lol

    Cons

    strict times, manager moody, bad vibes

  6. "Lovely place to work"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Buying Assistant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at George full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Friendly people, lovely place to work

    Cons

    Low pay no room for progression

  7. "Keeps you fit"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - George Colleague 

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

    Pros

    Varied things to do, you learn a lot

    Cons

    Can get boring in quite times

  8. "Asda"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate 

    I worked at George part-time

    Pros

    Didn’t really have any pros

    Cons

    George department in our branch not treated like part of the asda team. Was awful

  9. "Great place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at George full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    George is an amazing place to work with flexible working being at the top of the agenda

    Cons

    Some times to much talking not enough doing

  10. "I'm a fast learner"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Northampton, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at George full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good people working in there

    Cons

    Communication with over colleagues

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