Debenhams Reviews

Updated 24 May 2020

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3.2
47%
Recommend to a Friend
53%
Approve of CEO
Debenhams CEO Sergio Bucher
Sergio Bucher
348 Ratings
Pros
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  • "Constantly forced to sell their credit card accounts(in 137 reviews)

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

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  1. "Sales assistant"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Graduate Student in Bristol, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Debenhams part-time

    Pros

    Good work to life balance

    Cons

    Not paid enough for dealing with some customers

    Debenhams2020-05-24
  2. "account manager"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Debenhams full-time

    Pros

    excelling at customer service, working with wonderful team of people

    Cons

    lack of tools outdated system measuring stock and used for online orders

    Debenhams2020-05-24
  3. "Fair employer"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Department Manager in Merry Hill, England

    I worked at Debenhams full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good career progression, salary and supportive free clothes allowance

    Cons

    Have to be on call 7 days a week

    Debenhams2020-05-20
  4. "Sales assistant"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in Tallaght, Dublin
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Debenhams part-time

    Pros

    Staff great to work with.

    Cons

    Management sometimes hard to deal with.

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    Debenhams2020-05-20
  5. "Genuinely great place to work"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Deputy Manager in Craigavon, Northern Ireland
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good atmosphere, standards are high but achievable and reasonable. Good support from senior team.

    Cons

    Pay isn't great, risk of losing talent at all levels due to low pay.

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    Debenhams2020-05-19
  6. "Good"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Apprenticeship in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Debenhams part-time

    Pros

    good with good managersand helpfull staff

    Cons

    no cons as it is a nice workplace

    Debenhams2020-05-14
  7. "Pretty good"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Food Service Advisor in Newbury, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Debenhams part-time

    Pros

    I started working at Debenhams a year ago at 16 and it’s been pretty good as a part time job.

    Cons

    Can be a bit stressful in the cafe where I work but it’s pretty normal

    Debenhams2020-05-15
  8. "good managers"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Newcastle upon Tyne, England

    I worked at Debenhams full-time

    Pros

    great team, flexible working hours

    Cons

    low salary, not enough staff to ensure the service we would like to deliver

    Debenhams2020-05-13
  9. "Good place to work"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Store Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Debenhams full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Caring helpful supportive job progression opportunities

    Cons

    Future is looking to be rather challenging

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    Debenhams2020-05-11
  10. "Really great place to work"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cafe Assistant in Warwick, North West England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Debenhams part-time

    Pros

    Such nice people make you feel welcome at all times

    Cons

    None at all really nice people and a lot of team work

    Debenhams2020-05-11
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