Smyths Toys
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Smyths Toys Careers and Employment

About the company

  • CEO
    Tony Smyth
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  • Founded
  • Company size
    1,001 to 5,000
  • Revenue
    €86m to €428m (EUR)
  • Industry
    Retail & Wholesale
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Rating overview

Rating is calculated based on 787 reviews and is evolving.



Customer Service Representative in Galway, County Galway
on 16 July 2021
Seasonal work
Hard work on customer service phones A lot of disappointed customers Poor managers who didnt support their staffHours of work were not too bad Good parking facilities
Store Assistant in Dublin, County Dublin
on 10 November 2021
Bad place to work.
Very poor communication between menagment. Very little training, you are expected to know everything after day of work. Store always understaffed during busy period. Working week up to 6 days during Christmas time with crazy long shifts (14hrs). Staff underpaid. Poor contracts with as much as 8hours or no contract whatsoever. False promises given about progression onto managment so you could work more hrs and shifts and continue to work hard. When I confronted them about manager position (when one was available in my store) I was ignored and left with no answers.
Retail sales assistant in Kinsale, County Cork
on 24 July 2021
It’s a job
I worked here for over a year .Started the week of the back Friday sales and was extremely busy , costumers can be good but a lot were awful .All contracts are flexi meaning it’s difficult to plan for days off and you may work after your rostered time depending on the day.If you can get on management great if not it’s bad.New staff had it the hardiest as they were not trained properly and thrown in, however the staff l worked were fantastic and very helpful. You were talked down to , screamed at and insulted over the headsets l never have seen anything like it before .The turnover with staff and management is awful and they do not know what they are doing.A lot of serious changes need to be fast with this company
Stockroom Assistant/ Sales in Dundalk, County Louth
on 27 May 2021
Very busy/ instable hours
Hours were very hard to maintain a work/life balance with. Contract work so hard to guarantee a future there past the three month intervals for the first year
Sales Assistant in County Cork
on 17 May 2021
Fun workplace
I really like working at Smyth's toys it was my first job and it was the best one the people in there were so helpfull and very joyful I loved going to work each day

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Shared on 2 April 2019

Why do you want to work there? How did you hear about them? Tell them about yourself. Are you currently in college or working elsewhere? Do you know anything about computers? Do you have any retail experience?

Shared on 1 February 2019
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