Debenhams Reviews

Updated 9 Aug 2020

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3.2
46%
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48%
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Debenhams CEO Sergio Bucher
Sergio Bucher
380 Ratings
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  • "21 (wow minimum wage) after I complained directly to my manager(in 59 reviews)

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  1. "Great"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Visual Merchandiser in Milton Keynes, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Debenhams full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good pay, breaks and understanding management.

    Cons

    No overtime or extra hours

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  2. "Brilliant"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Retail Sales Assistant in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Love meeting and helping customers

    Cons

    Serving rude customers who do not talk to you nicely

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  3. "Okay experience"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Sales Advisor in Trafford Park, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Debenhams part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Nice supervisors, decent enough salary

    Cons

    Some very rude senior managers

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  4. "Good place to work"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Customer Service Advisor, Debenhams in Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Debenhams part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    £6.64 per hour for age 16-21, 25% staff discount

    Cons

    Only on temporary contract so let go very easily

  5. "Lovely people to work for"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Visual Assistant in Portsmouth, South East England, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Debenhams full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good hours had weekends off, built good rapport with management and colleagues, great staff discount

    Cons

    Pay could have been better

  6. "Long hours but good team"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Sales Advisor in Nuneaton, England

    I worked at Debenhams part-time

    Pros

    Smaller store open more sociable hours then ones in city centres Good team with strong relationships and support Ability to work across multiple roles

    Cons

    Low contract hours Overtime dependant on time of year

  7. "Good job"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Business Support Assistant in Liverpool, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Debenhams part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Satisfaction in job, good working environment

    Cons

    Steep learning curve, no acknowledgement of achievements

  8. "Good pay"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Assistant in Blackburn, England

    I worked at Debenhams part-time

    Pros

    Good company to work for

    Cons

    Not improvement on pay after a while

  9. "Good"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Sales Advisor in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great team. Everyone’s friendly and like a family

    Cons

    Gets boring sometimes because it’s retail and also everyone always asks you at the till if it’s shutting down.

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  10. "*****"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Deputy Manager in Northampton, England

    I worked at Debenhams full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    People, Discount, Hours, Team, cafe

    Cons

    Closing stores, Quiet , Pay, Fashion, Benefits

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