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    Just wondering if anyone could let me know what is suitable to wear for the induction day/s i would wear what i wore for the interview but the shoes i have are not comfortable and the induction is 9-5 so dont really wanna be wearing shoes that cripple me for 8 hours.
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    (Original post by zigzak789)
    Just wondering if anyone could let me know what is suitable to wear for the induction day/s i would wear what i wore for the interview but the shoes i have are not comfortable and the induction is 9-5 so dont really wanna be wearing shoes that cripple me for 8 hours.
    I wore a pair of black trousers, a black t-shirt and a gray cardigan and a pair of flats. But others just turned up in jeans and a t-shirt.
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    (Original post by xangelinax)
    I wore a pair of black trousers, a black t-shirt and a gray cardigan and a pair of flats. But others just turned up in jeans and a t-shirt.
    thankyou! i'll wear some black jeans and nice shirt so that i look presentable
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    (Original post by NonaxD)
    Is eveyone else getting the 2.7% pay rise next month ?
    I though it was 2.3%?
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    (Original post by flipshot)
    How old are you? You can still work on checkouts if you are under 18, you just have to get Alcohol sales approved by a supervisor.
    Any tips for the interview?
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    (Original post by hasm)
    Any tips for the interview?
    My interview was the pre-DVD test interview so I can't really help much as the interview style has changed.
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    (Original post by hasm)
    Any tips for the interview?
    The interview is fairly easy it involves:

    A dvd test which has multiple parts

    The first is identifying errors which is super easy as it pretty much zooms in on the error its things like spillages, gaps on shelves, a child in the alcohol isles etc

    The second part is a simple maths test with questions like 8+5 or 10 x 5 it has one harder question but you have enough time to work it out.

    The third part is simply a value test like the one you did on your application whilst answering it think of whats best for both customer and company.

    Then you have a 1-to-1 which was easier than i thought it would be

    good luck!
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    I can't wait until I find another job. I'm starting to feel like i'll be stuck in Sainsburys for the rest of my life
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    If i have my induction tomorrow when will the money from that go in, will it be the next payday and if it is does anybody know what date that is?

    thankyou
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    in 2 weeks (9th september)
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    (Original post by GuyUK)
    I though it was 2.3%?
    Might have read it wrong but doesnt matter still a pay rise
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    (Original post by 122025278)
    It's been years since I was a part timer at Sainsbury's, do they still have the system where all staff, I mean colleagues, wear that degrading uniform, including CTS's and department managers, but duty managers and the store manager get to wear suits or smart trousers, shirt and tie to distinguish them from the fodder.
    Think all non-management, team leaders and department managers choose either purple polo shirt or purple shirt and tie/blouse with black trousers/skirt and purple jumper/sleeveless jacket/zip-up jacket.

    The deputy store managers, store manager and personnel/HR manager all wear "smart" businesswear. Something like a shirt, tie and trousers for men and a top, knitted cardigan and trousers for women. One of my store managers used to occasionally wear a suit jacket too but I don't think they have to if they don't want to. Department managers that are duty managers wear their normal uniform.
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    (Original post by zigzak789)
    If i have my induction tomorrow when will the money from that go in, will it be the next payday and if it is does anybody know what date that is?

    thankyou
    You've got until the Saturday before payday to make money, so that's the 3rd of September
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    Are convenience stores going to get paid premium rates for working Sundays in these new pay changes or am I just confused?
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    Got a text from sainsbury saying 'Good News!' does this mean they liked me?
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    (Original post by TobeTheHero)
    Got a text from sainsbury saying 'Good News!' does this mean they liked me?
    Yes it must be the text where you will be offered an interview.
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    (Original post by hassan90)
    Are convenience stores going to get paid premium rates for working Sundays in these new pay changes or am I just confused?
    No, they're not.

    Also about the uniform question, I can only speak from a convenience point of view, but only management [i.e. deputy & team leaders] should be wearing shirt/tie. ALL other staff should wear polo shirts
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    (Original post by WDooley1)
    No, they're not.

    Also about the uniform question, I can only speak from a convenience point of view, but only management [i.e. deputy & team leaders] should be wearing shirt/tie. ALL other staff should wear polo shirts
    I work in a supermarket and am non-management and pretty much always wear a shirt and tie, we were given the choice about what we wanted to wear at induction. In my store a fair number of non-management staff wear a shirt and tie or blouse. Maybe it's a convienience thing or something your store manager prefers?
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    (Original post by jjgoth)
    I work in a supermarket and am non-management and pretty much always wear a shirt and tie, we were given the choice about what we wanted to wear at induction. In my store a fair number of non-management staff wear a shirt and tie or blouse. Maybe it's a convienience thing or something your store manager prefers?
    Yeah, my store was the same. We got to pick what we wanted when the 'new' uniform came in. I don't really like the polo shirts so I went for the blouse.
    Most of our managers wear their own clothes though, although the two checkout managers we had before our current one wore the uniform and sometimes they'll wear the fleece.
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    How hard is it to work on counters? All day at the induction the woman made it sound as though i had applied for a seriously difficult job and now im worried i won't be upto standard as she kept saying things like "you need to be very skilled to work on counters" etc. got me abit worried :|
 
 
 
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