John Lewis & Partners Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated 19 Dec 2020

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Pros
  • "good pay compared to similar role at other company(in 129 reviews)

  • "Pleasant environment to work in(in 112 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Long hours And mostly positively(in 101 reviews)

  • "career progression as no one ever leaves(in 37 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

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      26 Nov 2020 - Shop Floor Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - great - long holidays - fair wages

      Cons

      Long hours And mostly positively

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      In branch working experience

      8 Nov 2020 - Visual Merchandiser in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good benefits Discount, bonus , Travelling with work opportunities e.g other stores around the country - opening new stores abroad and head office Staff hotels and events held for Partners Opportunities to move around departments to gain experience Meeting great people to work alongside Christmas , Boxing Day & New Years Day off!

      Cons

      Low pay, hard to get pay rise - pay rises are v. small! Very high expectations from management that at times were unreachable regardless of effort and work put in Hard to get into head office to progress career (unless you knew of someone) Long hours including weekends, bank holidays and frequent over night shifts Hard to progress higher in branch, unless management

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    3. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Per hour salary

      18 Nov 2020 - Catering Assistant in Croydon, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great managers, co- workers and organisation

      Cons

      Long hours , work can get a little hard during busy season

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    4. 5.0
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      Nice place to work

      21 Oct 2020 - Postgraduate Student in Birmingham, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good training and friendly staff, fit in very easily and lots of different types of people

      Cons

      long hours and late too especially around christmas, can be tiring on feet

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great

      31 Oct 2020 - Sales Associate in Manchester, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice people to work with

      Cons

      Long hours, very hard at first to get used to

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Working in John Lewis

      19 Dec 2020 - Operations Partner in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Nice working environment - Helpful colleagues - Subsidised lunch - Good pay

      Cons

      - Tasks can become repetitive - Standing for long hours

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Best place to work

      16 Oct 2020 - Sales Assistant in Leeds, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Friendly colleague Flexible managers Various benefits

      Cons

      Long hours shift, however you are allowed two break.

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Section manager

      9 Dec 2020 - Section Manager in Watford, East of England, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good benefits. Used to be a safe job

      Cons

      Poor pay. Hard work and long hours

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Great Experience

      25 Nov 2020 - Catering Assistant in Nottingham, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The staff in the department are so friendly and you can really build good relationships with them

      Cons

      Long hours on your feet and one of the managers weren’t very nice

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    10. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Good

      4 Oct 2020 - Retail Sales Assistant in Glasgow, Scotland, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      sells different things and is fun

      Cons

      long hours and lots of co workers

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