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Primark Reviews

Updated 28 Mar 2020

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3.4
65%
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78%
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Primark CEO Paul Marchant
Paul Marchant
955 Ratings
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  • "Also - no discount except from in December where you get 10% off at Christmas(in 131 reviews)

  • "Pay was not great and no staff discount(in 130 reviews)

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  1. "Excellent Part-Time Job"

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    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Money is very good for a part-time job and ideal for anyone working throughout college. Hours are flexible and management will help tailor schedules as much as possible. Good environment and social aspect to it.

    Cons

    Busy retail environment can be frustrating and stressful at times. Quite a few managers in store with different management styles, ideas, etc. which can occasionally create confusion.

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    Primark2020-02-10
  2. "Goo"

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    Current Employee - Visual Merchandiser in Galway
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Primark full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good work environment.. friendly staff

    Cons

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    Primark2020-03-26
  3. "i liked the job very much"

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    Former Employee - Retail Assistant- Sales Floor 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I liked the job very much

    Cons

    I liked the night shift better than the day shift

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    Primark2020-03-26
  4. "My short review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Primark full-time

    Pros

    People, job security, culture, canteen, learning opportunity

    Cons

    Career growth is extremely slow

    Primark2020-03-25
  5. "Primark"

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    Current Employee - Trainee Buyer in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Primark full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    A lot of responsibility given

    Cons

    Slow to move up levels

    Primark2020-03-09
  6. "Part-time - good experience"

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    Former Employee - Retail Assistant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Flexible, good working environment, fast-paced and busy

    Cons

    Work can be repetitive and boring

    Primark2020-03-10
  7. "Working in Penney’s"

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    Current Employee - Sales Assistant in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Primark part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great salary, treat staff well, busy

    Cons

    Dealing with public, working weekends and late nights

    Primark2020-03-04
  8. "Pennys sales assistant"

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    Current Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Galway
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Primark part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Pretty nice company to work for with friendly working atmosphere. Great for first jobs

    Cons

    Gets very busy. Too hot in summer, needs better air con

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    Primark2020-03-02
  9. "Good money, but worked to the bone"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Dublin, Dublin

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

    Pros

    Good money, good colleagues, room for progression

    Cons

    Worked to the bone and expected to stay behind after the shift finishes to finish tasks.

    Primark2020-03-12
  10. "Great Company"

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    Former Employee - Finance in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Primark full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good place to work, lots of benefits.

    Cons

    Sometimes external hires are often preferred over promoting within

    Primark2020-02-06
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