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Harrods Reviews

Updated February 12, 2018
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Harrods Managing Director Michael Ward
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  • Expected to work long hours during sale period - can be up to 12hrs (in 22 reviews)

  • career progression can be long winded, it really helps to network (in 13 reviews)

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  1. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Uxbridge, MA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Uxbridge, MA

    I have been working at Harrods (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The people are nice and benefits are good

    Cons

    The progression is quite slow


  2. "Great Development Opportunities"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Harrods full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Great team
    - Lovely people
    - Strong purpose and sense of driving towards delivering the best service to all customers
    - Great opportunities to develop
    - Emphasis on utilising training and development opportunities in the busines

    Cons

    I am sharing this 4 years on from when I worked there but
    - When I was in the company there was very little flexibility about working from home (for corporate roles)

    Advice to Management

    - Continue to invest in your people, as you have done, it creates loyalty and pride

  3. "good but expensive"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Harrods full-time

    Pros

    great name to have on cv and nice work environment

    Cons

    basic pay is not enough due to travel expenses etc


  4. "harrods review"

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    Current Employee - Gift Wrapping Associate in Knightsbridge, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Gift Wrapping Associate in Knightsbridge, England (UK)

    I have been working at Harrods part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    good discount, nice working environment, professional behaviour

    Cons

    often encounter very rude customers

    Advice to Management

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  5. "Good opportunities"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Knightsbridge, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Knightsbridge, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Harrods part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Learn a lot of skills. Learn how to sell luxury products to clients

    Cons

    Hours can be difficult. Shop is open until 9pm.


  6. "Easy process"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    Very quick process, not a difficult or demanding interview

    Cons

    Not much time to show your knowledge


  7. "love it here"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Harrods part-time

    Pros

    it is one of the best places to go a join if u want to grow

    Cons

    no cons love working here so much

  8. "Positive experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Harrods part-time

    Pros

    Excellent working environment
    Provided me with good experience of working for a large company

    Cons

    None that really stand out


  9. "Management"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Harrods full-time

    Pros

    Training, development and the people you meet.

    Cons

    Nothing I can think of right now.


  10. "Sales assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Harrods part-time

    Pros

    It’s nice and friendly

    Cons

    A Very strict uniform policy


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