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Debenhams Reviews

Updated 22 Jan 2020

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3.1
47%
Recommend to a Friend
52%
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Debenhams CEO Sergio Bucher
Sergio Bucher
318 Ratings
  1. "Decent"

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    Current Employee - Sales Advisor 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    20% discount on debs items 40% discount in the debs restaurant

    Cons

    Too much pressure to hit targets for accounts

    Debenhams2019-12-03
  2. "Old fashion workwise"

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    Current Employee - Operations Administrative in London, England

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

    Pros

    Nice and friendly team, good busy environment.

    Cons

    Excel everywhere, super hard to get used to the work methodology.

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    Debenhams2019-12-17
  3. "Buyer at Debenhams"

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    Former Employee - Buyer in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The people and the location.

    Cons

    The higher management who don't have a true handle on the UK department store market and the constant threat of redundancy there.

    Debenhams2019-12-16
  4. "Not bad"

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    Former Employee - Restaurant Supervisor 

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

    Pros

    Great team spirit and lots of opportunities to learn

    Cons

    Salary, high expectations but low reward

    Debenhams2019-12-16
  5. "Great People..."

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    Former Employee - Warehouse Supervisor in Brighton, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Debenhams full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Made some lifelong friends and pay was reasonable for the day to day routine.

    Cons

    Having to ferry myself between two stores (45mins-1hr each way) often more than once a day in the busy periods, delayed money back on parking/train tickets (like trying to pull teeth!) often guilt tripped into staying late/starting early.

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    Debenhams2019-12-15
  6. "Enjoyable Job"

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    Former Employee - Restaurant Team Member in Reading, England
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Debenhams part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Supervisors are very good

    Cons

    Long hours and Upper management of the company closed the restaurant

    Debenhams2019-11-29
  7. "Great"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pale, Bosnia Serb Republic
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits and great craic

    Cons

    None worth mentioning ok right

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    Debenhams2019-11-29
  8. "Good company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Senior Sales Representative 

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

    Pros

    Good, friendly, team work & benefits

    Cons

    Long hours, shift work, sales

    Debenhams2019-11-27
  9. "Could be great if they truly believed in developing their people"

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    Former Employee - Learning and Development 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Debenhams full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good discount Reasonable pay

    Cons

    No technology to do job No budget to spend to enhance development

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    Debenhams2019-12-11
  10. "Supervisor"

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    Former Employee - Supervisor in Aberdeen, Scotland
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Debenhams full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Had only the managers meetings and then had to tell the team the target Basically my own boss

    Cons

    Had to run after everybody Low wage

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    Debenhams2020-01-01
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