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Phones 4u Reviews

Updated January 25, 2017
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Pros
  • Not boring, Clear Targets, training was good (in 2 reviews)

  • Cool company with good team to work with (in 2 reviews)

Cons
  • It no longer has a working business model (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Great company"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - General Store Manager
    Former Employee - General Store Manager

    Pros

    Great bonus and commission and good working hours

    Cons

    Only con is the company went into administration


  2. "Good company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Phones 4u full-time

    Pros

    Good structure, easy progression and world class training

    Cons

    None that I can think of


  3. "Sales consultant"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Phones 4u part-time

    Pros

    Good hours, good hourly wage on top of commission

    Cons

    Target driven and very competitive within store between colleagues


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  5. "Review"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Advisor in Burton, East Midlands, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Sales Advisor in Burton, East Midlands, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Phones 4u part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Not boring, Clear Targets, training was good

    Cons

    Pay and compensation wasn't that great

    Advice to Management

    no advice needed


  6. "Review"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Advisor in Stoke-on-Trent, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Advisor in Stoke-on-Trent, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Phones 4u full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    great work colleagues but major problems which led to the company ceasing operations

    Cons

    Poor Management at upper level leading to closure

    Advice to Management

    its a bit late now as the company is no longer


  7. "Great company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great company and good culture

    Cons

    Not enough opportunities to progress


  8. "Customer"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Advisor in Birmingham, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Customer Service Advisor in Birmingham, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Cool company with good team to work with.

    Cons

    It no longer has a working business model

    Advice to Management

    Don't go out of business


  9. "Sales Manager"

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    Former Employee - Sales Manager in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Phones 4u part-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Working with all sorts of people .

    Cons

    Long hrs when you are down on targets.

    Advice to Management

    No longer trading.


  10. "Moved before the closure"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - General Cluster Manager
    Current Employee - General Cluster Manager
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Phones 4u full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Passionate people dedicated to all things Mobile, and getting the best for their customers from a "top left, bottom right" understanding perspective.

    Cons

    Leadership model was "directional" and one dimensional,

    Advice to Management

    Greater enthuses needed around up-skilling mid/senior leadership towards a greater understanding of people development.


  11. "Great Fun"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Stroud, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Stroud, England (UK)

    I have been working at Phones 4u (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great People and good fun

    Cons

    No longer in business :(



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