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Dick Smith CEO Nicholas Abboud
Nicholas Abboud
45 Ratings
Pros
  • "Get to know and work with new technology(in 7 reviews)

  • "Friendly other staff; good pay and enough shifts; hours fit with university study(in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • "upper management truly messed up an iconic company which is a shame(in 9 reviews)

  • "New commission structure that requires 2 Vodafone connections to be created has to be changed (now will only receive 1(in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Great company, shame it has gone"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Negative Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at Dick Smith

      Pros

      World famous in Australia Great IT team

      Cons

      The company doesn't exist anymore

      Dick Smith2017-10-09
    • "Laid back retail operation in Australia. Poor upper management, but company shakeup should fix some issues"

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      Current Employee - Shop Assistant in Perth, Western Australia
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook

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

      Pros

      Laid back, KPI's are not hard to achieve, provided you can provide customer service. Largely left to your own devices on most workdays. Not greedy and penny pinching like some other retailers in Australia, no need to lie and scam customers to make sales.

      Cons

      Woolworths Limited (current parent company) are USELESS, their only concern is making money from poker machines and petrol station gouging. The upper management has literally no interest in improving the business, simply kissing each others' asses. Don't bother every trying to suggest room for improvement, you'll only get told off for rustling feathers. Thankfully, Woolworths Ltd is in the process of selling this brand...

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      Advice to Management

      Listen to your staff, and stop being so limp wristed in bringing up criticism. Almost every manager I've ever interacted with is ONLY concerned with keeping their job and kissing enough asses to get a promotion. The company introduced a discussion forum, asking staff to highlight issues they found, instead HR uses this website as a place to blacklist employees from promotions, and simply find out which of the employees...

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      Dick Smith2012-08-13
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