John Lewis & Partners Reviews

Updated 3 Jul 2020

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  1. "I loved working at this company"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Customer Service 

    I worked at John Lewis & Partners full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    John lewis is a great company, so many benefits

    Cons

    The only downside is that they're very tight with holidays, you need to book months in advance

  2. "not holistic but friendly"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Sales Consultant in Ipswich, England

    I worked at John Lewis & Partners part-time

    Pros

    wonderful workplace, other staff and management were friendly. felt like a real team

    Cons

    not sure what to put

  3. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at John Lewis & Partners part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Excellent place to work. Great people working there.

    Cons

    Long hours sometimes. No other cons. Great place to work overall.

  4. "John lewis"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Customer Service Assistant in London, England

    I have been working at John Lewis & Partners full-time

    Pros

    Good environment great colleagues and management

    Cons

    Sometimes very quiet and not enough work to do

  5. "A great company to work for"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Catering Assistant in Bristol, England

    I have been working at John Lewis & Partners full-time

    Pros

    Good benefit package with discount card for JLP and W&P and contract (as opposed to zero hours) Good managers Employee profit share Employees seem happy and motivated and participate in the running of the operations

    Cons

    There are so many detailed operating procedures to follow

  6. "Great Part-Time Student Job"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Selling Assistant in Cheadle, North West England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at John Lewis & Partners part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great team atmosphere, chilled out and dynamic. Perfect job for someone that likes talking to people, most of my time was spent talking to and helping customers.

    Cons

    Computer systems degraded and temperamental.

  7. "A great place to work"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Data Scientist in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at John Lewis & Partners full-time

    Pros

    The fact that it's a partnership (employee owned) really comes through in everyday life. The work/life balance is fantastic.

    Cons

    Can be a touch old fashioned and tends to skew heavily towards upper/middle class white people

  8. "Company experience"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Sales Assistant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at John Lewis & Partners part-time

    Pros

    Nice , good condition, great pay

    Cons

    lots of work, tiring, can be difficult

  9. "John lewis"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Multi-Skilled Team Member in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at John Lewis & Partners full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good people, good place to work

    Cons

    Low pay, very low chance of career progression.

  10. "A great British company"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Operations in Reading, England

    I have been working at John Lewis & Partners part-time

    Pros

    Good work environment and benefits, great staff and friendly atmosphere

    Cons

    Can't say a bad word about it

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