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Miss Selfridge Reviews

Updated 23 March 2019
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Pros
  • "Generous staff uniform allowance, 25% staff discount, travel-card included for management positions" (in 8 reviews)

  • "Staff Discount, Weekends Off, Great Team" (in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • "Poor management at times, trouble with shift swaps or cover" (in 3 reviews)

  • "Hands down probably the worst working environment you'll ever work in" (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Retail asssistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Miss Selfridge part-time

    Pros

    Uniform discount and staff nights out

    Cons

    On feet all day and a lot of students


  2. "Good job!"

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    Former Employee - Sales and Service Advisor in London, England
    Former Employee - Sales and Service Advisor in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Miss Selfridge full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - Good staff, everyone try and help, despite one or two people that after some weeks become more friendly
    - Good management, everyone is frriendly, kind, supportive, apart from one
    - Good hours, if they say you finish at 10 pm you finish at 10 pm
    - Easy job sometimes having fun, too

    Cons

    - Only one manager was authoritarian and unpleasant and seemed to have his preferences but nothing that you cannot manage

    Advice to Management

    - Try to speak to that manager that is unpleasant and transfer her your kindness and sympathy

  3. "Good part time job"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Miss Selfridge part-time

    Pros

    Good hours
    Not too difficult

    Cons

    Strict management
    No help with transferring stores when going to uni


  4. "Job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Miss Selfridge part-time

    Pros

    Good clothing allowance, enjoyed working with the public.

    Cons

    Very bad manager, she was a bully, rude to the staff and customers.


  5. "Stay Away"

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    Former Employee - Senior Sales Assistant in Trafford Park, England
    Former Employee - Senior Sales Assistant in Trafford Park, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Miss Selfridge full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Pays more than minimum wage per hour.

    Cons

    Management don’t understand the definition of organisation.
    Lack of communication.
    Promises are made and never kept.
    Rotas are meant to be given out 4 weeks in advance, more often than not they were put out less than a week in advance.


  6. "Sales Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Miss Selfridge part-time

    Pros

    Nice environment and friendly people

    Cons

    Nothing really- overall great experience


  7. "Sales assistant in House Of Fraser Concession"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Reading, England
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Reading, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Miss Selfridge part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very high uniform discount every month

    Cons

    Very busy with demanding customers so can be very tiring but also boring as very quiet during week days.

    Advice to Management

    Put more than 2 people on the concession all the time to stop it being so boring.

  8. "Part-time Retail Supervisor"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Supervisor in Aberdeen, Scotland
    Former Employee - Customer Service Supervisor in Aberdeen, Scotland
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Miss Selfridge part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Staff discount
    Good pay for a part-time job while studying

    Cons

    Poor management
    No incentives for progression which resulted in low morale among team


  9. "Sales Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Miss Selfridge part-time

    Pros

    - Great Team
    - Lovely manager

    Cons

    - Long hours that can be draining

    Advice to Management

    - More holidays for hardworking staff


  10. "nah"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    I didnt have a good experience

    Cons

    Terrible pay terrible management - force you to spend your wages on their clothes