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DFS Group Reviews

Updated September 17, 2018
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  • "They provide a peaceful and safety working environment for you" (in 16 reviews)

  • "They have very reasonable working hours and emphasize a lot on work-life balance for employees" (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Amazing Company."

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    Former Employee - Product Sales Manager in Honolulu, HI
    Former Employee - Product Sales Manager in Honolulu, HI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at DFS Group full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    DFS challenges you to grow as a business person. Great entry position.

    Cons

    Salary is not competitive with market.

    Advice to Management

    Hire talent for potential not personality.


  2. "Good entry luxury job"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Waikïkï, HI
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Waikïkï, HI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at DFS Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Most of the employees are nice, not much employee issues. Great apprentice training, benefit good, work no pressure because not competitive as inceptive super low

    Cons

    Schedule worst, every week different schedule, no work life balance

    Advice to Management

    Most of managers friendly but irresponsibility. HR Specialist mean, arrogant, and not helpful.

  3. "Retail rep"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at DFS Group full-time

    Pros

    Dont have to compete for individual commissions

    Cons

    No individual commissions. Hours are way to unpredictable.


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Sales"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at DFS Group part-time

    Pros

    Meet different people working at airport

    Cons

    Pay is very bad. No raises


  5. "very good company to work for and career growth."

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    Current Employee - Team Lead
    Current Employee - Team Lead

    I have been working at DFS Group full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    team work. great atmosphere. lots of opportunities for growth, if that's what you are looking for. Diversity and lots of learning

    Cons

    long hours. technology could be better

    Advice to Management

    no advice to give.


  6. Helpful (2)

    "No room for growth"

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    Current Employee - Beauty Advisor in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Beauty Advisor in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at DFS Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good employee discount, friendly environment, fast pace, good commission payout.

    Cons

    Terrible management team with no type of organization skills. Still using paper to fill out PTO, no type of flexibility and don’t work with anyone’s personal life!

    Advice to Management

    It’s 2018, please upgrade your register software!


  7. "Opportunity for Growth"

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    Current Employee - Team Lead in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Team Lead in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at DFS Group full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Very diverse,multicultural group of employees/management
    opportunity for growth
    company continues to grow year after year after LAX expansion.

    Cons

    Mandarin speaking are only selected for vacant positions
    Unionized
    technology still not a priority, using software over 20 years old
    New management are not appreciative of employees, Causing division among departments

  8. "Bad Management"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at DFS Group full-time

    Pros

    Room to grow if you are capable

    Cons

    Poor management and Human Resources


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Airport job"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at DFS Group part-time

    Pros

    discount on designer brands and government clearence.

    Cons

    Airport is big so a lot of walking


  10. Helpful (2)

    "Associate Planning Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at DFS Group full-time

    Pros

    A global retail business which had opportunities to experienced different kinds of customers demand.

    Cons

    The direction is not clear from the management.


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