Mercadona is a Spanish distribution company whose origins date back to 1977. It currently has 1,654 supermarkets, of which 1,637 are in Spain and the remaining 14 in Portugal. The total workforce amounts to almost 94,000 employees and it is the supermarket chain with the largest share in the distribution sector in our country. If you want to work at Mercadona, there are a series of books that you should read.
Los professional profiles hired by the Valencian company they are very varied. Although the most common thing is that they require cashiers, replenishers and other professionals for their supermarkets, they also need more qualified positions, such as doctors, computer scientists or mathematicians.
it’s 2023, Mercadona has increased the wages of its workers by 5.7%. In this way, an employee with less than a year in the company receives a salary of 1,507 euros gross per month for a 40-hour day. However, it must be taken into account that the salary bands increase progressively until they reach four years, in which case employees receive 2,099.33 gross euros per month.
You must read these books to work at Mercadona
In recent years, it has become fashionable business and personal growth books. Juan Roig, owner of Mercadona, recommends some of them both to the company’s workers and to the students of the business school in which he participates. They are the following:
‘Box’: The authors of this book assure that those people who are subjected to self-deception live and work as if they were locked in a box. They undermine their work, and also that of others, but they are not aware of it and, therefore, do not do anything to change. This read offers a very realistic view of what self-deception is, how it destroys performance, and how to stop it.
‘Customer first’: The author of this book is Feargal Quinn, founder of a supermarket chain. It deals with very interesting aspects, such as the different ways that exist to build customer loyalty or introduce surprise and fun into business.
‘Good luck: keys to prosperity’: a fable that provides a series of keys to prosperity through the story of a magician who summons the knights of a kingdom to go find a magical four-leaf clover, which represents good fortune. A very enjoyable read on how to fight to achieve your goals without losing motivation.
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