John Lewis & Partners Reviews

Updated 6 Aug 2020

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  1. "Brilliant company to work for"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Operations Lead in London, England

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

    Pros

    Great culture, great for family life and a meaningful purpose.

    Cons

    Can feel like working at a charity.

  2. "Wonderful Company to work for"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Home Design Stylist in Swindon, Wiltshire, South West England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at John Lewis & Partners full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Supportive business with great benefits

    Cons

    Pay is lower than other employers


  3. "It was a pleasure now a chore!"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Infrastructure Engineer in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at John Lewis & Partners full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    benefits, team ethic at lower levels, comradery

    Cons

    Snr Mgmt, not keeping up with the times, slow and bureaucratic processes, lack of understanding on what is need to make the business grow, no longer a partnership in reality

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  4. "A new way of doing business"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Loss Prevention Specialist in Swindon, Wiltshire, South West England, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Well established and loyal customer base

    Cons

    Retail is changing and this makes it hard for them to make profit

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  5. "Not Worth it"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Catering Assistant in Birmingham, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    25% Discount at JL and 15% discount at Waitrose

    Cons

    Rude Customers Minimal support from management

  6. "Great Place to Work"

    5.0
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Stock Associate in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great place to work, supportive of colleagues, subsidises lunches and good employee discounts at all John Lewis department stores.

    Cons

    none that I can put my hands on

  7. "Summer Temp"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in Leicester, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good working atmosphere, very fun retail role

    Cons

    Nothing really to say for cons

  8. "Good job"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Selling Assistant in Stratford, London, England

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

    Pros

    Discount, good starting job, interesting,

    Cons

    Boring, retail, angry customers, repetitive

  9. "Friendly organised clean"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Sales in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at John Lewis & Partners part-time

    Pros

    Spacious canteen for staff and food provide

    Cons

    Management time Is not very good or organised

  10. "Good company to work"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at John Lewis & Partners full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Everyone are Partners and discount is good

    Cons

    Be more flexible and less pay

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