1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:
My job role at Aldi is a deputy manager. This means running day to day shifts and getting jobs done as efficiently as possible.
2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
Understanding each and every colleagues weaknesses and strengths, which I can use to my advantage on setting them jobs.
3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?
I enjoy it but gets very stressful, but without that it wouldn't be interesting atall.
4. How valued do you feel by Aldi?
Not as much as I should be. Hardly get praised only here from the negatives.
5. How well organised/structured is your programme?
From the college is was perfect, lady coming in every month done a magnificent job, but when it came down to her coming in, usually I was in a shift which I had already made aware of to the manager.
6a. How much support do you receive from your training provider?
During my time at the college, she helped me through so much and made me understand more of which they were asking me by breaking down questions which was extremely helpful,
6b. How much support do you receive from your employer?
Not to much. Constantly have to ask and get on his back before I get anywhere.
7. How well does your salary/package meet your costs?
For an apprentice for Aldi, it is Amazing. I'm on more than the minimum wage and I'm still an apprentice.
8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?
When trying to plan things with friends it can become a pain. Due to rotas always changing and not having set timetables.
9a. Would you recommend Aldi to a friend? *
9b. Why? *
Get paid good and learn many things as well as progressing from the bottom to the top of your store.
10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Aldi? *
Keep asking, keep going on or you won't be heard from. Make everyone know your wanting to know everything and will do anything for them to hear.
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