Marks & Spencer Reviews

Updated 3 Mar 2021

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Marks & Spencer Chief Executive Steve Rowe
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  1. "Amazing management"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Customer Assistant in Welwyn Garden City, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Marks & Spencer part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great staff members with an amazing manager leading them Staff discount

    Cons

    Hours are less flexible for part timers

  2. "Good place to work"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Marks & Spencer full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good shift patterns Nice colleagues

    Cons

    Short notice on hour change Over worked a lot due to short staff

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  3. "Good place"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Customer Assistant 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Marks & Spencer full-time

    Pros

    Great coworkers and people are all nice

    Cons

    Bad hours and annoying shifts

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  4. "Sales assistant Christmas temp"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Sales Assistant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Marks & Spencer part-time

    Pros

    Fast paced and always something to do!

    Cons

    Can get overwhelming but it was a great experience during Christmas rush

  5. "Great people/colleagues"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Knutsford, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Marks & Spencer part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Money, People, Discount on food, Friends, England, Weather

    Cons

    5am shifts, idk, idk, idk, idk, Skr, Lala

  6. "School Leaver"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Assistant in Edinburgh, Scotland

    I worked at Marks & Spencer part-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Develops team-work skills Exposure to marketing strategies

    Cons

    Not always reporting to the same manager - had at least 5 different floor managers which is not great for consistency

  7. "assistant buyer"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Assistant Buyer in London, England

    I have been working at Marks & Spencer full-time

    Pros

    the people are really great and kind

    Cons

    ways of working can be slow

  8. "Really great place to work, co-workers are great and the managers are very supportive and friendly"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate 

    I worked at Marks & Spencer part-time

    Pros

    Great pay, look after their employees

    Cons

    Far commute for me personally

  9. "Good scheme for variety"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Enterprise Graduate Scheme in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Marks & Spencer full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - placements across the business - option to complete an apprenticeship qualification

    Cons

    - Could do with more structure but I think this is coming

  10. "Positive Experience"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Customer Assistant in Bath, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Marks & Spencer part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Friendly team Positive atmosphere Managers encouraged growth Flexible with uni timetable

    Cons

    Sometimes management would assign random shifts outside of my pattern

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