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Morrisons information, job help and recruitment tips below. Current vacancies at the foot of the page. If you're interested in a local job or want contact details for your nearest outlet you can visit the local store page. If you would like more information about the business to improve your background knowledge in preparations for your application visit our employment news page.
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Morrisons reflects the rise of supermarkets in our daily lives. Now the fourth biggest 'super' market in the UK they started life as a stall in a traditional Yorkshire market at the end of the 19th century. Even more impressively, their first town centre shop was opened as late as 1960; taking only 50 years to grow from one town centre shop to 400 massive supermarkets. An exponential rate of development.
Regularly in receipt of industry accolades (retailer of the Year Awards for example) Morrisons is not satisfied with it's position a supermarket group with a £12bn turnover. It has branched out into online baby care with Kiddicare.
Many the issues that are of interest to the company, its customers (therefore job seekers putting together an application) can be grouped under the heading of 'Corporate Responsibility'. Morrisons is investing an increasing amount in making apposite provisions for animal welfare. Their published goal is to increasing standards of animal welfare without increasing the cost to customers. Other hot topics include: regional and local sourcing, reducing the carbon footprint, carrier bags, championing British farming, genetic modification (GM) and palm oil. Working For Morrisons
Morrisons was announced as Deloitte Employer of the Year at the Oracle Retail Week Awards in 2012. Published job vacancies are likely to come from five core recruitment areas (you can find most current recruitment vacancies on the main job portal http://www.iwantafreshstart.com).
Morrisons pay is generally competitive within the sector so wages should compare well with other employers on a like for like basis. All staff receive a Morrisons' staff discount card delivering 10% savings, a profit sharing scheme and an opportunity to participate in the Share Save scheme. There is also a contributory pension scheme.
To search the current job vacancies at Morrisons visit the main recruitment portal www.iwantafreshstart.com. Where the are particular recruitment campaigns we'll feature more details here.
The scope of this feature is to provide some general recruitment information about Morrisons supermarkets and the their job opportunities, where possible we supplement this with our own experience and feedback from our users. If you have recently worked for this employer or have experience of their recruitment process why not let us know. We don't have responsibility for the content on other websites so please take a look at our disclaimer.
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