Pick N Pay Sucks Customer Reviews and Feedback

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Pick n Pay is the second largest supermarket chain store in South Africa, and was established in 1967. It can also be found in other regions of southern Africa, including as Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Namibia, Swaziland, and had plans to open in Malawi but has yet to do so. Raymond Ackerman purchased three Pick n Pay supermarkets from Jack Goldin in Cape Town, and served as executive cha


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Former Employee - Shelf Packer says

"no growth in the company"

Current Employee - Picker/Packer says

"I can't say things about that coz I don't know..."

Former Employee - Information Security Manager says

"Low pay. Fixed working hours. Poor bonus and performance structure."

Current Employee - Management Trainee says

"Strainious working hours, some customers are very disrespectful, sone staff members also disrespectful"

Former Employee - Store Manager says

"Nepotism.Threats of loosing your job.Lack of leadership.No trust of senior management.Illegal working hours expected of you without any overtime."

Former Employee - Clerk says

"The people, the culture, the work"

Former Employee - Cashier says

"Basic salary is not enough"

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee says

"Long Hours, Extremely demanding and high pressure environment"

Former Employee - Butchery Counter Assistant says

"Too much work pressure and no pay,working conditions not satisfactory en no protective clothing in the cold.working over time and night shifts wth less pay."

Current Employee - Outside Sales Representative says

"Feld work is not easy though with goel anything is possible.."

general worker (Current Employee) says

"Umuntu umuntu ngabantu. I love the cleanness of this company,, pick n pay.organization in different department Insecurity. Good rapport work in power."

Perishable supervisor (Current Employee) says

"U work long hours then they dont pay all your overtime. Monthly you are supposed to work hundred and sixty hours but they end up combining normal hours with normal time they don't pay it as overtime"

Front line supervisor (Former Employee) says

"I don't want anyone to exprince what i have went thru in that compony.it was a disaster. We are not allowed to attend to our kids or even ourselves when we are sick.no benefits.they choose for you when to take your leave.salary is not reliable. Management careless about their stuff."

Shelf packer (Current Employee) says

"Working every weekend was tok much atleast to get one weekend off would do . Struggled to get a transfer to a branch closer to home so that the expense to work wouldnt be alot but it was never approved1hour lunchWorked long hours"

mechendiser (Current Employee) says

"They should at least give us the salary that will balance the cost of the living . Because to us is not even enough for the though job we are working in there."

CASHIER (Former Employee) says

"i was working as cashier helping customers with scanning and packing their products,i really loved working as a cashier it was giving a chance to interact with customers, i love talking i am a bubbly person so making someone's day to be a pleasant day was an achievement for me those were the things i used enjoy about my job unfortunately the treatment there was not healthy you can never enjoy your work or outdo yourself when you are not happy about how they treat you.,salary&benefits"

Sales Executive (Former Employee) says

"Pick n pay was not a good place to be, we were not treated fairly and there was favouritism and then the salary was not enough at all and we used to work extra hours and never get paid for them. And as a cashier you were not allowed to count your own floatNoneLong hours"

Shelfpacker-Perishables (Current Employee) says

"It is always a good experience to work for pick n pay. I have learned a lot while working here. The staff is friendly, supportive and welcoming. I enjoy working for pick n pay.Free teaLong hours"

cashier (Current Employee) says

"I was nice working there the pple was friendly and very helpful.. yes its long hours but its al depents on the mindset that u come to work with, must always be positivelong"

Office Administrator (Former Employee) says

"Worked there over 10 years ago, worked under a franchise store. It was an enjoyable experience, high pressure and very bad salary and no benefits. No other comments"

Cashier (Former Employee) says

"The workplace was undesirable and unprofessional. The management staff was rude and belittled us.long and rediculous working hours.Bad experience.There was too much internal corruption going on,the staff was not treated equalNoneShort breaks, work from sunrise til sunset, had to do backshopping was ridiculous, too much internal theft going on"

Liquor and Wine Manager (Former Employee) says

"Treats staff as they are just there to fill numbers not really staff orientated. Focus is on turnover and not supplying management with effwcrive tools to carry out a taskFree lunchUnethical"

stock taker (Former Employee) says

"my typical day at work was working long and tremendously long hours. I have learned a lot about time management and working under pressure. The management was sometimes unfair as they didn't pay us for working overtimenonelong hours"

Relieving manager (Current Employee) says

"I enjoy my job, I've come to love what i do. Retail can be very challenging especially when you mostly females. A work environment could be good and bad, depends on what you make of it. The hardest part of my job is dealing with lazy employees. But then again tge best part of my job is able to merchandise,coming up with great ideas for the store etc, run the store the way i want it to be run and do things the right way.Fast growth within the companyLong hours, not a good salary for the amount of work you do"

packer (Former Employee) says

"I had so much fun even though it was for a short period of time but so far I enjoyed working there my managers knew what they were doing and treated us fairlyno free luncheslong hours and shifts"

Shop Assistant (Former Employee) says

"Pick 'n' pay Ipswich wouldn't be my first choice of work, as the business isn't organised and it's not very professional.. the work space isn't tidy and kept clean.2 lunch breaks a dayNot very organised"

Deli Manager (Current Employee) says

"Horrible place to work. Worst employer ever. Do not work for this company. There is too much politics and the whole of pick n pay is run by saccawu.nonecompany run by incompetent managers"

cashier (Former Employee) says

"It was nice working there.but the managers has a stinking attitude and are rude to employees.long hours are expected for very little money and there is unfair treatmentworking with customersthe pay was bad for long working hours"

Wine supervisor (Former Employee) says

"The company is not good for any one but themselves. The company does not give back to eployees does'nt promote them. U always complaining about salary alwaysFree teaLong anpaid hours"

cashier (Former Employee) says

"ive learned a lot about working or communicating with people. and getting the award for godod customer service. I learned a lot @ pick n pay, and how to treat a customer as king or queen.free lunches8 hours"

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