Debenhams Reviews

Updated Sep 29, 2022

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Found 3,124 of over 3,383 reviews

3.5
56%
Recommend to a Friend
46%
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Debenhams CEO Sergio Bucher
Sergio Bucher
738 Ratings
Pros
  • "Staff discount was helpful at xmas(in 255 reviews)

  • "Very friendly staff were like family(in 162 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Upselling credit cards as store cards(in 197 reviews)

  • "Periodic long hours with high work volume(in 90 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Good Company

      Jun 14, 2022 - Sales Assistant in Cork
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very Good Company To Work For

      Cons

      It Went Into Redudnancy This Is VeRY Bad

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Meh

      Sep 13, 2022 - Sales Adviser 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Always extra hours, Staff discount was good

      Cons

      Rota could change the day before your shifts

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    3. 5.0
      Former Employee

      excellent place to work

      Jul 26, 2022 - Sales Associate 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      friendly staff environment and good place for part time work

      Cons

      no cons to list- all over great place to work

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    4. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 8 years

      .

      Aug 8, 2022 - Warehouse Supervisor in Blackrock, Dublin
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Staff discount was fairly ok

      Cons

      Didn't pay enough. No benefits like health insurance or pension

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      good job for part time work

      Jul 4, 2022 - Sales Assistant in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good hours, great friendships made

      Cons

      pay could have been better

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Debenhams revisited

      Jun 20, 2022 - Accounts Payable in Cork
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Inclusive company with positive attitude

      Cons

      Micro managed by some managers

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    7. 3.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Small contracts

      Jun 1, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice and friendly work environment

      Cons

      Low hours, low pay, no benefits

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    8. 2.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Poor pay

      May 22, 2022 - Stocker 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      There were no pro's working with this company

      Cons

      Pay and benefits were the biggest cons

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Good

      May 4, 2022 - Sales Associate 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good place to work in.

      Cons

      Weekend work as busiest times.

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    10. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Busy environment

      May 17, 2022 - Sales Associate 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice company but very busy Friendly colleagues

      Cons

      Hard work and little rest

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    Debenhams Reviews FAQs

    Debenhams has an overall rating of 3.5 out of 5, based on over 3,383 reviews left anonymously by employees. 56% of employees would recommend working at Debenhams to a friend and 25% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Debenhams employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.0 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Debenhams. This rating has improved by 2% over the last 12 months.

    56% of Debenhams employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Debenhams 3.3 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.2 for culture and values and 2.9 for career opportunities.

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