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Primark Reviews

Updated 15 Sep 2019

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3.3
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59%
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78%
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Primark CEO Paul Marchant
Paul Marchant
808 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good Pay - wayyy above min wage if you under 25(in 157 reviews)

  • "a lot of overtime available if extra hours wanted/needed(in 105 reviews)

Cons
  • "Pay was not great and no staff discount(in 124 reviews)

  • "Also - no discount except from in December where you get 10% off at Christmas(in 123 reviews)

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  1. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Supervisor in Merry Hill, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Primark part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good company to work for

    Cons

    High staff turn over, no benefits

    Primark2019-09-15
  2. "Average part time job and good pay"

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    Current Employee - Sales Assistant in Leicester, England

    I have been working at Primark part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    10% staff discount seasonal; always something to do; gain different skills; holiday pay

    Cons

    usually very busy so it's tiring

    Primark2019-09-15
  3. "Loved my time at primark"

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    Former Employee - Trainee Buyer in Reading, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Primark full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    A really fun and inspiring place to work. The pay is good!

    Cons

    There could be more training. No bonus scheme for trainees but available for assistant buyers and above.The company has now moved to Dublin. Loved my time there.

    Primark2019-09-14
  4. "Primark"

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    Current Employee - Primark Sales Assistant in Omagh, Northern Ireland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Primark full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Easy Good pay Easy to work with staff

    Cons

    Hard to book time off at last minute

    Primark2019-09-11
  5. "Review"

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    Current Employee - Retail Sales Consultant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Primark part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good standard work not too dad

    Cons

    Not too many to be fair

    Primark2019-09-11
  6. "Good part time job"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Leicester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Primark part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    good for saving alongside studies, lots of extra hours available, flexible

    Cons

    tedious, same tasks everyday, repetitive

    Primark2019-09-10
  7. "Retail Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Retail Assistant 

    I worked at Primark part-time

    Pros

    Great location, good colleagues and staffs.

    Cons

    it's hard to get more extra hours to work

    Primark2019-09-10
  8. "Good retail experience"

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    Current Employee - Retail Sales Associate 

    I have been working at Primark part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good starting job, perfect alongside studying as you can get part time

    Cons

    Too busy, no air conditioning

    Primark2019-09-06
  9. "Fun working atmosphere"

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    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Primark part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Regular pay, fun working place, everyday is different.

    Cons

    Managers have favourite employees and they give the less favourite employees the more difficult tasks.

    Primark2019-09-03
  10. "Perfect part time job"

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    Former Employee - Sales Assistant 

    I worked at Primark part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Fixed hours, opportunity for overtime, big staff

    Cons

    Big staff numbers mean managers don't know much about you

    Primark2019-09-03
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