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Currys PC World Reviews

Updated 18 June 2018
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Pros
  • "You get 10 % discount on everything" (in 34 reviews)

  • "Great people and generally a great company" (in 32 reviews)

Cons
  • "Lots of targets to hit/maintain" (in 24 reviews)

  • "Was quite hard to sell care plan without discounts" (in 29 reviews)

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  1. "Overall an excellent experience"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales, Merchandiser and Customer Service in Hove, England
    Former Employee - Sales, Merchandiser and Customer Service in Hove, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Currys PC World part-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Awesome place to work if you like tech! Great people and generally a great company

    Cons

    Some staff lack important knowledge, seems that you get promoted based solely on who you befriend and not your performance, experience or personality.

    Advice to Management

    Incentivise training to improve staff knowledge. Be more aware of who is being given management roles, some of them are awful


  2. "Sales"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Currys PC World part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Management were good with working around my uni time table

    Cons

    Lots of targets which was very stressful.

  3. "Workington store"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in Workington, England
    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in Workington, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Currys PC World full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Get a lot of hours
    Wage is decent
    most of the staff are nice

    Cons

    A Certain member off the management team is new to the roll she needs to learn her job roll and stop abusing her power

    Advice to Management

    Teach the particular member of the manager team how not to abuse her power and be a fair manager like the rest of them.


  4. "Senior Sales"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hemel Hempstead, England
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hemel Hempstead, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Currys PC World part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    you can gain valuable experience

    Cons

    no progression due to favouritism


  5. "Sales Consultant"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Currys PC World full-time

    Pros

    Great training, online and in person.

    Cons

    Some managers are very two face and dont know how to manage their employees.


  6. "Currys PC World"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Currys PC World part-time

    Pros

    Great people, good bonus scheme (customer satisfaction based and not commission). Good team spirit.

    Cons

    Sales targets can be a bit rigid but no real downsides if you don't meet them.

    Advice to Management

    be a bit more lenient with sales targets


  7. "best job"

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

    I worked at Currys PC World part-time

    Pros

    being around tech
    good place to work at

    Cons

    None whatsoever as the place is the best place to work as a part-timer

    Advice to Management

    none

  8. "Not bad"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Leader in Bexhill, England
    Current Employee - Team Leader in Bexhill, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Currys PC World full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Lovely staff made some good friends, pay is good when you get to management

    Cons

    Not bad money for sales. Too many targets no commission

    Advice to Management

    Treat staff like humans not robots


  9. "Was ok for a job while at university."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Currys PC World part-time

    Pros

    Taught me a lot about people and business.

    Cons

    Commission was impossible to reach and I was one of the top salesman in my store


  10. "Mediocre"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Advisor Christmas Temp in Luton, East of England, England
    Current Employee - Sales Advisor Christmas Temp in Luton, East of England, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Discounts and the vibes in the story. Very lively and colleagues are nice. Chilled environment, easy to sell products and good brands

    Cons

    Targets and uniform policy, not a long lunch break. Long hours sometimes, managers require you to do more than contract

    Advice to Management

    Be more understanding


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