Debenhams Reviews

Updated Jul 12, 2020

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3.2
45%
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49%
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Debenhams CEO Sergio Bucher
Sergio Bucher
365 Ratings
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  • "Constantly forced to sell their credit card accounts(in 140 reviews)

  • "21 (wow minimum wage) after I complained directly to my manager(in 59 reviews)

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  1. "good training and team"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Online Reviewer in Somerset, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    great team, good pay i enjoyed it

    Cons

    none it was enjoyable

  2. "Visual stylist"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Stylist in Jersey City, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Debenhams part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Many shifts nice team friendly

    Cons

    No work life balance expect you to cover with very short notice

  3. "Nice workplace"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Sales Assistant in Newry, PA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Friendly people, varied work, not often boring

    Cons

    pay is extremely low, management are constantly flustered and push selling debt to people far far too much!

  4. "Salees Advisor"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Assistant and Home Department Floor Assistant in Newry, ME
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Friendly colleagues and easy to get to from Ulsterbus Depot.

    Cons

    One "manager" made made my life hell on earth, he changed my rota THEN had audacity to do so IN FRONT OF A CUSTOMER.

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  5. Helpful (1)

    "Good experience"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Debenhams part-time

    Pros

    Culture and team and great work culture

    Cons

    ideas to fruition,sometimes management wants things to be done their way

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  6. "Sales Adviser"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Sales Adviser in Colchester, England

    I worked at Debenhams part-time

    Pros

    Friendly staff and environment. Easy role.

    Cons

    As with all retail roles, customers can take frustration out on you.

  7. "Good hard working employees"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Creative Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Debenhams full-time

    Pros

    Always challenging. Good hard working people.

    Cons

    Lack of stability in current climate

  8. "Okay Company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Restaurant Manager in Ipswich, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Debenhams full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good team, good holiday okay pay

    Cons

    If your face doesn’t fit your not staying

  9. "Good"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Planner in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Debenhams full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    good training, nice people, friendly and nice office

    Cons

    made us all redundant with no notice period

  10. "Amazing people"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Commercial Assistant in London, England
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Couldn’t work with better people

    Cons

    Have to push for progression

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