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Updated 14 August 2018
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  • "No staff discount also younger workers paid less" (in 108 reviews)

  • "No discount for any of the items" (in 111 reviews)

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  1. "Sales assistant"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Truro, England
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Truro, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Primark full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Discount and good flexible hours

    Cons

    Long shifts and not height pay

    Advice to Management

    Pay more


  2. "Sales Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Flexible hours are always worth catching while you can.

    Cons

    No negative feedback on the job.

  3. "Quality workplace"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Benefits are brilliant and the company is on your side the whole time.

    Cons

    Customers tend to think they can do what they wouldn’t do in a more expensive store.

    Advice to Management

    Keep your employees comfortable and make sure they’re happy with their job.


  4. "wow"

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    Current Employee - Sales Floor Associate in Blackburn, England
    Current Employee - Sales Floor Associate in Blackburn, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    amazing people and the place is very busy which i like

    Cons

    not enough staff sometimes during busy hours


  5. "Decent part time job"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Primark part-time

    Pros

    Good for students looking for part time work

    Cons

    Pay is not good enough considering the work load

    Advice to Management

    chairs for people woking on tills and changing rooms. Plus put some air con in the lincoln changing rooms its like a sauna in there


  6. "Good pay for an easy job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Staff are nice
    Job is not so hard but repetitive and hard on your feet
    Fairly good pay
    A wide range of shift patterns to suit

    Cons

    No discount
    Unpaid breaks
    No real progression

    Advice to Management

    Offer staff more benefits


  7. "assistant"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Store in Glasgow, Scotland
    Current Employee - Assistant Store in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    always great if your wanting more overtime

    Cons

    not the best pay available

  8. "good for students"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Primark part-time

    Pros

    fun working environment, easy to get a long with everyone

    Cons

    quite tiring as shop gets quite busy


  9. "Retail Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Retail Assistant in Bath, England
    Former Employee - Retail Assistant in Bath, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Primark part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Staff are very friendly to work with
    Plenty of opportunities for overtime for those who want it

    Cons

    Can be extremely hectic and busy working there, especially during the holiday period.

    Advice to Management

    Allow more flexible working hours


  10. "Okay"

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

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

    Pros

    Easy fixed hours
    Plenty overtime available
    High pay

    Cons

    Can be quite demanding on duties

    Advice to Management

    Reduce stress on employees


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