Compare next vs River Island Clothing BETA

See how working at next vs. River Island Clothing compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at next vs. River Island Clothing. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Employee Ratings

  • next scored higher in 1 area: Positive Business Outlook.
  • River Island Clothing scored higher in 5 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 3 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance and Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 2279 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 1077 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.9
Career Opportunities
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Work-life balance
3.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
3.5
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
next Ceo Simon Wolfson
69%
69%Simon Wolfson
CEO Approval
River Island Clothing Ceo Will Kernan
86%
86%Will Kernan
River Island Clothing employees rated their CEO Approval 17% higher than next employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
61%
% Recommend to a friend
65%
River Island Clothing employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 4% higher than next employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
46%
next employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 8% higher than River Island Clothing employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
38%

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, River Island Clothing salaries averaged €2,980 higher than next.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Assistant15 Salaries
€9/hr
Sales Advisor2 Salaries
€10/hr
Assistant Store Manager3 Salaries
€31,783/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Assistant19 Salaries
€9/hr
Sales Advisor10 Salaries
€9/hr
Store Manager5 Salaries
€40,725/yr

What Employees Say

  • next had 85 more reviews than River Island Clothing that mentioned "Staff discount" as a Pro.
  • next had 9 more reviews than River Island Clothing that mentioned "Uniform allowance" as a Pro.
  • next had 40 more reviews than River Island Clothing that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
  • next had 14 more reviews than River Island Clothing that mentioned "Minimum wage" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Staff discount"(in 223 reviews)
"Uniform allowance"(in 139 reviews)
Pros
"Staff discount"(in 138 reviews)
"Uniform allowance"(in 130 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 97 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 63 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 57 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 49 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Sales Assistant

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

Pros

Online shift system. Could take more hours if needed. Friendly management staff

Cons

Sometimes given short notice of extension of shift. But overall this was always an option and could work favourably

Current Employee - Product Manager

I have been working at River Island Clothing full-time

Pros

People Interaction and customer service skills

Cons

Nothing This company is excellent

Job Postings

next has 716 more recently posted open jobs than River Island Clothing.