Store assistant at Aldi

Start Date:
2019
Location:
London
Programme Type:
Work Experience
Salary:
£4 hourly
Review Date:
July 2019

Review Score

9.4 /10

1. Please give an overview of what your work experience involved:

9/10

My work experience involved me learning how to use the cash register and where things go in the store and how the store works, I learnt about all the safety exits and what to do in case of an emergency I also got to face customers and help them with their shopping

2. What training and skills development did you learn from your work experience?

9/10

From my work experience I got good at using the tills and managing money I also gained good relationships with customers and learnt how to talk to them in a good manner which meant they were happy with their time. I also learnt how much goes into organising the shop

3. To what extent did you enjoy your work experience?

10/10

My work experience was really good and I really enjoyed it. Everyone was so kind and helpful and everyone made me feel welcome right from the first day! I enjoyed it so much that I will really consider it when applying for a job or even an apprenticeship scheme that they offer

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4. How well organised was your work experience?

9/10

It was really organised the manager met me on the day and talked me through all the safety procedures. I also got shown around and introduced to everyone who was working on the day after that I was paired up with someone who had been working there for a few months

5. How much did you learn about the company culture and what it would be like to work there?

10/10

I learnt a lot about the company culture I learnt that it was a friendly place of work and all the staff were treated with respect and treated eAchother equally I think it would be a really good place to have a good career and the management team are amazing

6. How much did your work experience help you in deciding on your future career path?

9/10

It has easily persuaded me into choosing a career path in customer faced roles I enjoyed being able to have different conversations and being able to help people with their shopping I liked working on the tills and found time went by really quickly which is always a bonus when at work

7. Were you paid or reimbursed for this experience?

10/10

I was paid minimum wage for the short period of time I was there and I liked having the independence and earning a little bit of extra money it really nudged me to getting motivated and getting a proper job working for a good and organised company. I also liked it

8. Were there opportunities for networking and meeting other employees?

9/10

As soon as I came in I was greeted politely and shown where I could meet the manager after that I was shown around and introduced to all of the staff and over my short period of time in the work place I became friendly with a lot of them

9a. Would you recommend Aldi to a friend?

Yes

9b. Why?

My work experience was really good and I really enjoyed it. Everyone was so kind and helpful and everyone made me feel welcome right from the first day! I enjoyed it so much that I will really consider it when applying for a job or even an apprenticeship scheme that they offer

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Aldi?

Tips I picked up were that Aldi love people being enthusiastic about their job they like it when people apply for work experience and it gives you a good step above other applicants if they already know you and how you act. I found it easy to get along with Everyone and this worked well for me

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