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3.7
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72%
Recommend to a Friend
80%
Approve of CEO
Paula Nickolds
239 Ratings
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  • "Can be required to do long hours during seasonal times such as Christmas(in 52 reviews)

  • "Career progression seems quite inconsistent(in 25 reviews)

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  1. "Excellent employer"

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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Assistant in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at John Lewis & Partners full-time for more than 19 years

    Pros

    Good work/life balance. Great benefits including discount at Waitrose and John Lewis. 25% on many items in Jl. Subsidised canteen. Clubs and societies you can join to make the most of your hobby/ interest. 50% off theatre concert tickets -subject to max. Partnership hotels in beautiful locations. A retailer really looking at how the business can thrive in the future and engaging staff in doing so

    Cons

    No cons worth mentioning Honestly

    John Lewis & Partners2019-03-18

    John Lewis & Partners Response

    March 21, 2019Development Manager, Resourcing

    Thank you for taking the time to share the benefits of working for John Lewis & Partners. Our benefits package is so broad you have done a wonderful job to highlight those that you personally enjoy! Thanks for making a difference to our customers and Partners alike.

  2. "Great place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great discount, fantastic teams, lots of support from colleagues and a genuine focus on professional development

    Cons

    Progression could be slow because teams are large, but managers succession plan carefully.

    John Lewis & Partners2019-04-16
  3. "Good company"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at John Lewis & Partners full-time

    Pros

    Great team feel, great to feel part of something bigger. No lack of encouragement to develop within the company if you choose to.

    Cons

    Management techniques vary store to store, flexible working means you do things outside of your job title.

    John Lewis & Partners2019-04-16
  4. "Section Manager"

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

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

    Pros

    Development, benefits, Career support and admin support.

    Cons

    Democracy, politics, decision take too slow.

    John Lewis & Partners2019-04-14
  5. "Incredible company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Online Merchandiser in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at John Lewis & Partners full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexible working, non-hierachical, honest, all opinions respected

    Cons

    Potential to be paid more for the same job elsewhere

    John Lewis & Partners2019-04-12
  6. "Data Analyst"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Data Analyst in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at John Lewis & Partners full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Employee focused and flexible working encouraged.

    Cons

    Volatile retail environment results in a reduction of annual bonus and restrictive pay reviews.

    John Lewis & Partners2019-04-10
  7. "Love love love"

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    Current Employee - Catering Assistant in Norwich, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Amazing staff fun environment well oiled machine only been with company 3 months got a little bonus not expected pay is good . The support they offer is second to non fantastic loads of great offers for staff amazing place to work. Managers are brilliant

    Cons

    Non at all every thing is kept moving so you don't get bored with one job no days are the same

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what your doing

    John Lewis & Partners2019-04-08
  8. "Good company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Stock Management Partner in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at John Lewis & Partners part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Lots f team support and fun environment especially during the Christmas months

    Cons

    Long hours, lots of manual handling especially if you are working within the stock management section,

    Advice to Management

    none that I can think of..

    John Lewis & Partners2019-04-06
  9. "Very good"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at John Lewis & Partners part-time

      Pros

      good pay, good benefits, treated well

      Cons

      There are no cons working here

      John Lewis & Partners2019-04-04
    • "Selling Coach"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

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

      Pros

      Treated well, good holidays, good discount, friendly team.

      Cons

      Limited Staff at times so very busy, old systems.

      John Lewis & Partners2019-04-04
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