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Updated 7 Feb 2023

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Found 3,221 of over 3K reviews
3.5
60% Recommend to a Friend
Debenhams CEO Sergio Bucher
50% Approve of CEO

Found 3,219 of over 3K reviews

3.5
60%
Recommend to a Friend
50%
Approve of CEO
Debenhams CEO Sergio Bucher
Sergio Bucher
763 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)

  • "Pressure to open customer accounts(in 38 reviews)

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    Pros & Cons are excerpts from user reviews. They are not authored by Glassdoor.
    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      excellent place to work

      26 Jul 2022 - Sales Associate 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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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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    2. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Hard Work

      2 Feb 2023 - Food Service Supervisor in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Nice employee discount and nice co workers

      Cons

      Tough flexi hours and last minute rostering

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    4. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Good place to work

      7 Jan 2023 - Sales Manager in Waterford
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great staff, good offers, nice hours

      Cons

      Constant promotions, poor pay for the level of work involved. Low staff numbers, too many rules

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    5. 3.0
      Former Employee

      debenhams

      10 Nov 2022 - Retail Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      friendly staff and was an easy job

      Cons

      staff weren’t really treated fairly

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    6. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Ok

      14 Oct 2022 - Sales Associate/Cashier 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Is okay to work here

      Cons

      Nothing really at all really

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    7. 3.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Ok

      10 Oct 2022 - Sales Associate 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good discounts, nice staff, always busy

      Cons

      Short hours, only few staff on a time

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Meh

      13 Sep 2022 - Sales Adviser 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Always extra hours, Staff discount was good

      Cons

      Rota could change the day before your shifts

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    9. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 8 years

      .

      8 Aug 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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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      good job for part time work

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

      good hours, great friendships made

      Cons

      pay could have been better

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    11. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Debenhams revisited

      20 Jun 2022 - Accounts Payable in Cork
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Inclusive company with positive attitude

      Cons

      Micro managed by some managers

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    Debenhams has an overall rating of 3.5 out of 5, based on over 3,489 reviews left anonymously by employees. 60% of employees would recommend working at Debenhams to a friend and 29% 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 been stable over the past 12 months.

    60% of Debenhams employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Debenhams 3.4 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.2 for culture and values and 2.9 for career opportunities.

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