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Burberry Reviews

Updated 20 March 2019
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  • "Poor work life balance depending on which department you are working" (in 22 reviews)

  • "Long hours for a luxury brand, should be open no later than 7 pm" (in 24 reviews)

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  1. "Sale associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Burberry full-time

    Pros

    Nice place to work, full training, exllent management, I recommend people to work in here.

    Cons

    None of it.


  2. "IT function"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Burberry full-time

    Pros

    Flexible, supportive, transparent, fun, enjoyable

    Cons

    Political, continual change, limited opportunities to move around

  3. "Good retail experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Burberry full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits (Staff discount)
    Fast paced
    Always lots happening

    Cons

    Poor management
    Lots of bias in the place

    Advice to Management

    Stop being so political


  4. "Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in London, England
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Burberry full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Leading fashion brand where you can learn luxury CRM sales.

    Cons

    Customers of Burb still looking for the classic Burb but the brand is all about fashion now.

    Advice to Management

    Don’t mix personal knowledge of your sales associates with professional daily routines!


  5. "Very structured corporate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Burberry full-time

    Pros

    All the benefits that comes from a big corporate, very precise procedures and rules, benefits and perks

    Cons

    because there is so many people and departments, sometimes to get a reply you would need to wait a few days


  6. "Great"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Burberry full-time

    Pros

    Amazing culture in company
    Great career progression and flexibility to move within business

    Cons

    Communication and management can sometimes be a struggle


  7. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Burberry full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Discount fruit health benefits sample sales

    Cons

    Staff hours pay no promotions

  8. "sales associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Burberry part-time

    Pros

    worked with the best people and manager, great salary as PT, professional training

    Cons

    small concession so not very busy


  9. "Sales Associate"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Manchester, England
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Burberry full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good commission but only when you hit target.
    Sample sales
    Extra winter days and summer days for holidays.

    Cons

    long shift hour (9 hours with 1 hour lunch)
    competitive environment to generate sales


  10. Helpful (2)

    "not career progression"

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    Current Employee - Product Development in London, England
    Current Employee - Product Development in London, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Burberry full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    free lunches, job security, permanent contract offer after temporary

    Cons

    hierarchy between departments, not creative job role

    Advice to Management

    value employees more and listen to their ideas