David Jones Reviews

Updated Jun 23, 2020

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3.4
61%
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65%
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David Jones CEO  Iain Nairn
Iain Nairn
89 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great staff discount, you will be spending a lot of money here(in 123 reviews)

  • "Good work environment, making long term friends and relationships(in 31 reviews)

Cons
  • "Pressure to sell AMEX cards versus the hours allocated as a casual(in 29 reviews)

  • "Heavy focus on individual sales and credit card sales(in 19 reviews)

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  1. "Fast-Growing Company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Publicity Coordinator in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at David Jones for less than a year

    Pros

    David Jones is one of Australia's largest retailer. It is very exciting to be apart of journey that is constantly growing and developing. The team, (head off and in-store) encourages you to grow and will help you get there. I wish I could have been a part of the team longer!

    Cons

    As fast as David Jones is growing, there are bound to be a few bumps.

  2. "Good experience"

    4.0
     

    I worked at David Jones

    Pros

    It was a good experience.

    Cons

    Older office. No other significant cons

  3. "supervisor"

    3.0
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Supervisor in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at David Jones full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    they very friendly and respected

    Cons

    there are some workers bad

  4. "Business Analyst"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Birmingham, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at David Jones full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great place to work. Care free, lax managers.

    Cons

    Not a great work life balance.

  5. "Okay Job"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at David Jones part-time

    Pros

    Great group of people to work with

    Cons

    Poor management, lack of communication

  6. "Working at David Jones"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at David Jones

    Pros

    You work with amazing people Great staff discount which applies to sales items too Pretty decent pay

    Cons

    Very tiring running around helping customers Casual workers sometimes get called up and pressured to come into work

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  7. "Buyer"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at David Jones

    Pros

    Long term prospects and good personal development programs to advance your career. They offer an in house traineeship which is comprehensive and helps develops your skills in buying and planning.

    Cons

    The culture of the company has gone through several changes over the past few years and upper management has been plagued with frequent changes to board members which has led to inconsistent leadership and goal setting.

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  8. "Really nice people, it is what you make it"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great people, really nice culture

    Cons

    pay is not that great

  9. "-"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at David Jones

    Pros

    hours can be flexible, good commission

    Cons

    some bad management and store policy

  10. "Imation Mobile Security delivers great products, but very late to Market"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Product Manager in Campbell, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at David Jones full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great benefits, great location. Employees are nice.

    Cons

    No accountability for product delivery & Ownership. Executive leadership doesn't support change, the individual trying to make a change gets push back. Frequent firing. Lack of communication from management.

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