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Debenhams Reviews

Updated 25 Mar 2020

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3.2
49%
Recommend to a Friend
53%
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Debenhams CEO Sergio Bucher
Sergio Bucher
337 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 136 reviews)

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

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  1. "Job"

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    Current Employee - Assistant in Leeds, South East England, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    It was alright I guess

    Cons

    Can be boring sometimes To

    Debenhams2020-02-13
  2. "Friendly place to work."

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    Former Employee - Customer Assistant 

    I worked at Debenhams part-time

    Pros

    Working with lots of different people in large teams. Flexible employers/managers.

    Cons

    Stores were often very quiet.

    Debenhams2020-03-25
  3. "Helping people"

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    Current Employee - Sales Assistant in Clapham, London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good staff and motivating teams

    Cons

    Uncooperative management and bad training

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    Debenhams2020-03-23
  4. "Great place to work, opportunities if you seek them out"

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    Former Employee - Trainee Assistant Buyer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities if you make it clear you are eager to learn and progress Team building activities for charity

    Cons

    Some catty people here and there but that’s standard in retail HQ

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    Debenhams2020-03-17
  5. "Nice place to work at Christmas"

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Christmas Colleague in Norwich, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    friendly staff Decent pay Decent hours

    Cons

    Very busy Can have early and late finishes

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    Debenhams2020-03-14
  6. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Lingerie Supervisor in Lincoln, England

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

    Pros

    Great social aspect Learnt a lot about manager people and analysing trends

    Cons

    Low hour contracts Busy peak periods

    Debenhams2020-03-12
  7. "Ok"

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    Former Employee - Sales Advisor 

    I worked at Debenhams part-time

    Pros

    Great colleagues. Training provided regularly

    Cons

    Management - very pushy on accounts.

    Debenhams2020-03-24
  8. "Brilliant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lovely place to work brilliant

    Cons

    Customers Can be rude but expected!

    Debenhams2020-03-09
  9. Helpful (1)

    "Ok"

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    Current Employee - Retail Sales Advisor 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Debenhams part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Staff discount Is great and knowing the sales

    Cons

    Work environment isn’t great as a lot of favouristm which causes issues between staff members. Under staffed and can be quite difficult accommodating change of circumstances

    Debenhams2020-03-20
  10. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Sales Adviser in Derby, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice job nice people alright money

    Cons

    None that come to mind

    Debenhams2020-03-03
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