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Marks & Spencer Reviews

Updated 17 Jul 2019

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Found 2333 reviews

3.5
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Marks & Spencer CEO Steve Rowe
Steve Rowe
701 Ratings
Pros
  • "employee benefits including staff discount(in 318 reviews)

  • "Good pay and organisation, good management(in 207 reviews)

Cons
  • "I couldn't fault my experience with M&S(in 103 reviews)

  • "long hours as any jobs working in retail(in 80 reviews)

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  1. "Former employee"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Marks & Spencer full-time

    Pros

    Put on weight from all the free food

    Cons

    Saw people get let go after christmas

    Advice to Management

    Promote people

    Marks & Spencer2019-01-03
  2. "Coach"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Marks & Spencer part-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good place for work retailer employee

    Cons

    Management communication not too professional

    Marks & Spencer2019-06-19
  3. "it was nice but not long lasting"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Killarney

    I worked at Marks & Spencer part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Very nice people to work with

    Cons

    poor hrs , not much opportunities

    Marks & Spencer2019-06-21
  4. "Not the company it was"

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    Former Employee - Sales Advisor in Cork
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Marks & Spencer part-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Used to be a great company to work for

    Cons

    Poor management, training and environment have turned it from a great company to an average.

    Advice to Management

    Resign

    Marks & Spencer2019-06-12
  5. "Retail assistant"

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      Former Employee - Unemployed in Blanchardstown

      I worked at Marks & Spencer part-time for less than a year

      Pros

      Learned some new skills such as interacting with new people

      Cons

      Manager was too harsh

      Advice to Management

      Try to understand employees needs more

      Marks & Spencer2019-05-27
    • "Customer assistant"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Negative Outlook

      I worked at Marks & Spencer part-time

      Pros

      Good training provided by staff

      Cons

      Manager's were not understanding enough

      Marks & Spencer2019-06-07
    • "Let the right hand know what the left hand is doing"

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      Former Employee - Sales Advisor - Full Time in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommends
      Negative Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Marks & Spencer full-time for more than 10 years

      Pros

      Great renueration and benefits for employees with legacy contracrs

      Cons

      Periodic erosion of benefits and management support

      Advice to Management

      Cascade all information to all levels of staff

      Marks & Spencer2019-04-18
    • "Sales Assistant"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

      I have been working at Marks & Spencer part-time

      Pros

      Care about employee good pay.

      Cons

      Trying to get time off.

      Marks & Spencer2019-04-17
    • "Great place to work"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Marks & Spencer part-time

      Pros

      really good place to work

      Cons

      none that i can think off

      Marks & Spencer2019-03-26
    • "Great to work for"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at Marks & Spencer full-time

      Pros

      The discounts off the clothes and food products.

      Cons

      Long hours, overtime, no security in smaller shops, trouble with theft

      Marks & Spencer2019-03-23
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