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Debenhams Reviews

Updated 28 Jan 2020

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3.1
47%
Recommend to a Friend
51%
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Debenhams CEO Sergio Bucher
Sergio Bucher
321 Ratings
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  • "This is a credit card) or via a gift card that you have to top up everytime you want to purchase something(in 130 reviews)

  • "21 (wow minimum wage) after I complained directly to my manager(in 59 reviews)

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  1. "Retail management"

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    Current Employee - Supervisor 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Debenhams part-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great team, good incentives, always busy so never bored.

    Cons

    Too focused on account card opening

    Debenhams2020-01-18
  2. "Decent Place to Work"

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    Former Employee - Sales Advisor in Ayr, Scotland
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    - Made life-long friends - Decent Wage - Staff Discount - Opportunity for Overtime

    Cons

    - Supervisor constantly changes shifts without asking and doesn't let you know - Weren't honest about who was being kept on after Christmas - Didn't let Christmas temps know until their last day

    Advice to Management

    Be more transparent with your employees.

    Debenhams2020-01-28
  3. "Overall a good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Retail Assistant 

    I worked at Debenhams part-time

    Pros

    Good people to work with, you get to experience all the departments not just one

    Cons

    Pressure to get accounts

    Debenhams2020-01-22
  4. "Loved my Job"

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    Former Employee - Front of House in Wolverhampton, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    enjoyed working with my colleagues

    Cons

    being made redundant!!! rota's not 6 weeks in advance

    Advice to Management

    Management where lovely and approachable

    Debenhams2020-01-21
  5. "A great and friendly place"

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    Current Employee - Sales Assistant in Basildon, South East England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    family atmosphere,friendly staff, lovely people

    Cons

    it busy during Christmas which can be challenging

    Advice to Management

    there doing a great job

    Debenhams2020-01-20
  6. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Food Service Assistant in Bury, North West England, England

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

    Pros

    Good pay and good holidays

    Cons

    Boring and a repetitive job

    Debenhams2020-01-18
  7. "Sales Advisor"

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    Former Employee - Sales Advisor 

    I worked at Debenhams part-time

    Pros

    Great to work in a fast paced department store, always kept busy and great benefits.

    Cons

    Can put you in for overtime without consulting you

    Debenhams2020-01-16
  8. "Loss prevention assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Debenhams full-time

    Pros

    It Was wonderful experience to Work at Debenhams (Slough) staff was so friendly

    Cons

    I couldn’t find any cons of working at Debenhams

    Debenhams2020-01-14
  9. "Might be the good start for your career"

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    Current Employee - Corporate Relations Specialist in Exeter, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible working hour, friendly staffs

    Cons

    Low pay rate compared to competitors

    Advice to Management

    None

    Debenhams2020-01-27
  10. "Great people, but too much pressure and workload in the end"

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    Former Employee - Agent De Surface in London, England

    I worked at Debenhams part-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good and friendly people, decent salary, lots of opportunities

    Cons

    Long hours, often a lot of pressure, heavy workload

    Debenhams2020-01-26
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