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Kurt Geiger Reviews

Updated March 26, 2017
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Pros
  • Great discount, sociable opportunities and progression from Sales Assistant to Store Manager (in 14 reviews)

  • Very good discount after 3 months probation (in 13 reviews)

Cons
  • In Head Office we work very hard and sometimes put in unpaid overtime but the opportunities available make up for this (in 10 reviews)

  • Poor management from the store manager and area manager (in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Great for short term/ part time work."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Commission, store discount, great for students etc who don't want a full time job.

    Cons

    Low pay, high staff turnover


  2. "KG employee"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Free pair of shoes when you first join, 50% off Kurt Geiger and 30% off other brands (e.g. MK, Ted Baker), two free pairs of shoes per season

    Cons

    Basic mimiim wage, don't offer full time unless you are management, no overtime pay on bank holidays


  3. "Sales Assistant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate
    Current Employee - Sales Associate
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Kurt Geiger part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good Discount
    Great Staff
    Lovely product
    Can progress easily

    Cons

    Management put too much pressure on staff
    Pay is rubbish
    Expected to do management duties
    Expect a lot but don't give it back to you

    Advice to Management

    Respect and stop talking your staff for granted


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  5. "Christmas Temp"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good discount and for permanent contracts you get a free pair of shoes for work

    Cons

    Used to get commission but don't anymore, makes a big impact on wage especially at busy periods like Christmas.


  6. "Stylist"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Kurt Geiger full-time

    Pros

    Great discount, sociable opportunities and progression from Sales Assistant to Store Manager. Amazing working environment, nice to work with quality product and be able to sell them in.

    Cons

    If you work in a stand alone high street store make sure you don't mind the cold - as they don't shut the doors in the winter! Also, have to wear high heels and a dress, uniform rules are STRICT. They like you to look on brand.

    Advice to Management

    Don't make people feel bad for wearing make up, and practice what you preach. Don't sit too long in the office and make sure you're on the shop floor to set an example to the staff.


  7. "It is ok"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Consultant in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Sales Consultant in London, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kurt Geiger full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Employee benefits are good.

    Cons

    Management need to appreciate their team more


  8. "Store Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Store Manager in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Store Manager in London, England (UK)

    Pros

    Good employee benefits, progression opportunities.

    Cons

    Work-Life balance not always easy.

    Advice to Management

    Listen carefully to employees feedback.


  9. "Okay but could be better"

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    Current Employee - Buyers Administrative Assistant in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Buyers Administrative Assistant in London, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kurt Geiger full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    50% discount
    Harrods discount card
    Good name to have on your cv
    Meeting some amazing people
    Fun treats - ice cream, pizza, summer party

    Cons

    - No progression unless someone leaves
    - Salary for junior roles are beyond poor especially in comparison to more senior roles.
    - Extremely long hours with no 'lieu time' unless you're a senior staff member
    - high staff turn over

    Advice to Management

    Yearly appraisals should be taken seriously and logged. It should be important for both parties involved not just the staff member.

    Whilst pizza and bacon sarnies are fun I'm sure many would prefer a pay rise


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    "Assistant manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Kurt Geiger as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    High end luxury bran, amazing products, great staff discount. Possibility to grow within the company. Most of the concessions are in very luxury department stores as BT2 and HOF.

    Cons

    Very busy stores and not enough hours and staff members to cover at all times. Not very friendly higher managers, big employees turnover.

    Advice to Management

    Take care of their people more, more actual training for staff members. Easier procedure for hiring staff members. More support from the company itself.


  11. "Sale assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good people in the shop,colleges are very friendly. besides, very good working environment.
    The paying is okey as well

    Cons

    Sometimes, that will be too busy in a certain period of time , foe example, when there is a sales term and christmas holiday.



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