Compare Debenhams vs John Lewis & Partners BETA

See how working at Debenhams vs. John Lewis & Partners compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Debenhams vs. John Lewis & Partners. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Employee Ratings

  • John Lewis & Partners scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.2
(based on 1683 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 1590 reviews)
John Lewis & Partners employees rated their Overall Rating 0.7 higher than Debenhams employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.6
Career Opportunities
3.1
John Lewis & Partners employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Debenhams employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.7
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
John Lewis & Partners employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 1.3 higher than Debenhams employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Work-life balance
3.7
John Lewis & Partners employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than Debenhams employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.7
Senior Management
3.1
John Lewis & Partners employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Debenhams employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
2.8
Culture & Values
3.9
John Lewis & Partners employees rated their Culture & Values 1.1 higher than Debenhams employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Debenhams Ceo Sergio Bucher
49%
49%Sergio Bucher
CEO Approval
John Lewis & Partners Ceo Sharon White
99%
99%Sharon White
John Lewis & Partners employees rated their CEO Approval 50% higher than Debenhams employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
45%
% Recommend to a friend
76%
John Lewis & Partners employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 31% higher than Debenhams employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
20%
Positive Business Outlook
40%
John Lewis & Partners employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 20% higher than Debenhams employees rated theirs.

Salaries

John Lewis & Partners has 55 more total submitted salaries than Debenhams.
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What Employees Say

  • "Staff discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Debenhams.
  • "Working environment" was the most mentioned Pro at John Lewis & Partners.
  • "Credit card" was the most mentioned Con at Debenhams.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at John Lewis & Partners.
Pros
Pros
"Staff discount"(in 194 reviews)
"Friendly staff"(in 95 reviews)
Pros
"Working environment"(in 84 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 83 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Credit card"(in 140 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 59 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 74 reviews)
"Career progression"(in 31 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great place"1 Jul 2020

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Debenhams part-time for less than a year

Pros

Flexible shifts, Great people, Great management

Cons

None that I am aware of. I’m lucky I landed in the right store

Former Employee - NONE

I worked at John Lewis & Partners part-time

Pros

Kind and helpful staff Good break hours Quite good pay

Cons

I found no cons working here

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