That is the finding of The Grocer’s job satisfaction survey of members of Leading Edge, IGD’s networking forum for young managers.
A massive 68% of those polled said that they worked more than 41 hours per week.
Meanwhile, 14% of young managers claimed to have a working week of more than 50-hours.Those polled for the survey represent the full extent of the industry, from primary producers and suppliers to both large and small retailers.
A fortunate 8% claimed to be earning more than £50,000.
The vast majority are happy to remain in the grocery sector with 42% not looking to change jobs and a further 45% looking for a new role within the food and drink sector.
Leading Edge will be running its annual conventions next month, in Leeds on September 6 and London on September 27.
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