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BHS Reviews

Updated 26 November 2018
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Pros
  • "Good discount,good products great people" (in 8 reviews)

  • "Good amount of holiday for part time staff" (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • "Having to work long hours over Christmas" (in 11 reviews)

  • "Some of the shifts are very long during holiday months such as Christmas and we are only paid the minimum wage per hour" (in 11 reviews)

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  1. "sales assitant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at BHS part-time

    Pros

    Socially fun
    Great place to start and make money

    Cons

    difficult customers
    No room for progression


  2. "Not bad .... but not good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    - Great culture amongst staff

    Cons

    - senior management weak
    - off time sheets

  3. "n/a"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at BHS part-time

    Pros

    very friendly team-mates.
    decent place

    Cons

    dealing with unfriendly customers.
    High pressure


  4. "Good place"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at BHS full-time

    Pros

    Discount was really good
    Staff
    Family feel
    Pay
    Managers

    Cons

    Long hours
    Career progression
    Shift pattern

    Advice to Management

    None


  5. "Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Birmingham, England
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Birmingham, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at BHS full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent Managers, Team spirit, Family at work

    Cons

    Had to leave as my visa was over and they could not provide visa.


  6. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Bristol, England
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Bristol, England

    I worked at BHS part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly staff
    Easy work
    Extra hours available

    Cons

    No bank holiday pay
    Minimum Wage


  7. "All went downhil"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at BHS full-time

    Pros

    staff and perks were a great thing

    Cons

    bought by a retail guru

    Advice to Management

    hope they all get better jobs

  8. "A sales associates POV"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at BHS part-time

    Pros

    Great associates vibe, everyone was keen to help each other out

    Cons

    a low paygrade, bad management


  9. "great!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    people, hours, environment, food, people

    Cons

    heating, pay, uniform, building, development


  10. "The job was ok but the management brought it down."

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Glasgow, Scotland
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Glasgow, Scotland
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at BHS part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Co-workers were great
    Job wasn’t too difficult

    Cons

    Badly managed
    Very strict working conditions
    Forced to sell credit card or threatened with job

    Advice to Management

    Treat staff better
    Show more compassion
    Be more organised