Spencer’s Retail Reviews

Updated March 30, 2015
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  1. Great place to learn and work

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Spencer’s Retail full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    flexibility, work life balance, empathy with employees

    Cons

    Growth based on rapport. Inconsistent reward & recognition

    Advice to Management

    A great company to work with, however care should be taken to nurture and grow talents based on the potential and performance.


  2. Good Workplace

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager Human Resources in Chennai (India)
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager Human Resources in Chennai (India)

    I worked at Spencer’s Retail full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Team & SMT, the office environment was fair

    Cons

    Pay was minimal & local hiring was difficult. Also, local political interference was high.

    Advice to Management

    Training needs to be conducted at regular basis


  3. A learning curve

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Manger- Marketing in Hyderābād (India)
    Current Employee - Assistant Manger- Marketing in Hyderābād (India)

    I have been working at Spencer’s Retail

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    A healthy work environment , to survive there is to grow.

    Cons

    Not much of your ideas will be given shape.accept things how they are.

    Advice to Management

    Employees should be given more opportunities to take decisions.


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  5. A good company to work with, good work life balance

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Manager Hyper Store in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh (India)
    Former Employee - Senior Manager Hyper Store in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh (India)

    I worked at Spencer’s Retail full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Transparent system & process driven Organization

    Cons

    Not such a big challenge

    Advice to Management

    Management is good & 2 way communication is very much available


  6. Great place to learn!

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Spencer’s Retail part-time

    Pros

    Retail industry! Lots of scope to grow! Great work space!

    Cons

    Laid back senior managers! Salaries are meager for freshers.


  7. Good company for work and life balance

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - IT Officer in New Delhi (India)
    Former Employee - IT Officer in New Delhi (India)

    I worked at Spencer’s Retail full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Good company for work and life balance

    Cons

    Sometimes you feel overloaded but managable


  8. Good organization to work here,

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager Operations in New Delhi (India)
    Current Employee - Manager Operations in New Delhi (India)

    I have been working at Spencer’s Retail full-time (More than 8 years)

    Positive Outlook
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Goal oriented co. , people are rewarded here with their capability , perks are not satisfied but work life balance is good.

    Cons

    policies are favorable at staff level, time off policies are also good, office culture is good but some level, trainings are very good.

    Advice to Management

    my advice to management at some level managements are not seeing what actually are happening, only some seniors are misguiding upper management.


  9. Good Work life balance

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager Operations in Calcutta (India)
    Current Employee - Manager Operations in Calcutta (India)

    I have been working at Spencer’s Retail full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Part of RPG Group .... Secure job... good co-workers, good boss, Good Work life balance, good work culture, encourage for future growth

    Cons

    less salary compared to current market standard, less yearly increment, yearly performance review is not good, difference in salary standard between various department

    Advice to Management

    Nothing


  10. Best place to learn Indian retail

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager - Operations in Calcutta (India)
    Current Employee - Manager - Operations in Calcutta (India)

    I have been working at Spencer’s Retail full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Freedom to take decisions, opportunity to move roles, outstanding senior management team, focused approach by company.

    Cons

    Head quartered in Kolkata leads to limitations in networking. Have been quite a few organizational restructures which have led to disruptions.

    Advice to Management

    Need to develop the next line of managers!


  11. Very structured organization the experience is good

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Executive HR& Administrative in Chennai (India)
    Current Employee - Executive HR& Administrative in Chennai (India)

    I have been working at Spencer’s Retail full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    HR policy's is very much apt for the employees

    Cons

    There is no friendly manner within the subdivisions the company

    Advice to Management

    nothing



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