Coles Reviews

Updated 12 Aug 2020

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3.7
72%
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74%
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Coles CEO John Durkan (no image)
John Durkan
380 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay, good hours for uni student(in 179 reviews)

  • "flexible hours and great environment(in 108 reviews)

Cons
  • "Upper-tier people's response to basic team members(in 66 reviews)

  • "long hours standing can be harder(in 65 reviews)

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  1. "A good place to supplement income"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Company generally treats you decently, overtime pay, penalty pay,

    Cons

    confirmed contract hours for new staff are not as good as before - i started in 2016 so I still had 28 hours secured

  2. "Manager"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Coles full-time

    Pros

    Stable consistent secure employment / income

    Cons

    Tight deadlines, KPIs. Working down to the minute.

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  3. "Baker"

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

    I worked at Coles part-time

    Pros

    work life balance friendly staff OHS

    Cons

    some shift work roster may change last min

  4. "Fun and easy"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Team Member in Pakenham

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

    Pros

    The staff are very kind and the work environment is fun to be in

    Cons

    Not many hours that have been given

  5. "Review"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Analyst 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Had a number of great colleagues

    Cons

    Poor work / life balance overall

  6. "Great 👍"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Brisbane, CA

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

    Pros

    Flexible, good atmosphere, great management

    Cons

    Lower pay than I would have liked

  7. "Coles"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Student in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Coles part-time

    Pros

    Opportunity, fast paced, challenging, improvement, time

    Cons

    Lack of Opportunity, too fast pace, too challenging, no room for improvement, little time

  8. "Coles"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Sydney
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Coles always welcomes diversity in behavior

    Cons

    Sometimes it is overloaded with filling

  9. "Pretty good"

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

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

    Pros

    Tons of work Never gets boring

    Cons

    Gets tiring depending on the load

  10. "Very good"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Sydney

    I worked at Coles part-time

    Pros

    Interesting and keeps you occupied

    Cons

    Shifts didn't line up as well

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