Debenhams Reviews

Updated 23 Sep 2020

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3.2
46%
Recommend to a Friend
44%
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Debenhams CEO Sergio Bucher
Sergio Bucher
415 Ratings
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  • "A big focus on selling the Debenhams Credit Card(in 149 reviews)

  • "Low wage for under 21s minimum wage of(in 61 reviews)

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  1. "Good to work for"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Supervisor in Newbridge, Kildare
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Debenhams full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Fun discount staff progression team

    Cons

    Not enough staff at times

  2. "Company Overview"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Human Resources Advisor in Dublin, Dublin

    I worked at Debenhams full-time

    Pros

    Fantastic colleagues, and an amazing team based culture

    Cons

    Pay and Benefits are below average


  3. "Not great"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Debenhams full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Staff discount and friendly staff

    Cons

    Top management are greedy and don't care

  4. "Debenhams"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in Waterford

    I worked at Debenhams part-time

    Pros

    Good hours nice staff and company

    Cons

    Paid every month Boring at certain stages

  5. "Good"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Sales Advisor in Cork

    I worked at Debenhams part-time

    Pros

    Long lunch breaks from work

    Cons

    Too much pressure on some people

  6. "Great for part time!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Tralee

    I worked at Debenhams part-time

    Pros

    Friendly staff Good training program Easy task

    Cons

    Retail was just not it for me like

  7. "Good"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Debenhams Food Services Advisor in Galway
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good environment for a first job

    Cons

    No commission for actual Debenhams staff

  8. "Good"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Debenhams part-time

    Pros

    Good discount, good staff and atmosphere

    Cons

    They let everyone go and won’t pay

  9. "Failing Employees"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cork
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Social aspect, good staff discount, decent working hours and conditions.

    Cons

    Leaving employees high and dry by pulling out of the country and leaving them with state redundancy.

  10. "Debenhams"

    1.0
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Debenhams part-time

    Pros

    Friends, wages, breaks, discount, price

    Cons

    Redundancy, progression, no toilet breaks

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