Primark Reviews

Updated 1 Jun 2020

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3.5
66%
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80%
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Primark CEO Paul Marchant
Paul Marchant
980 Ratings
  1. "My short review"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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
  2. "Primark"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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
  3. "Part-time - good experience"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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
  4. "Working in Penney’s"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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
  5. "Pennys sales assistant"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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
  6. "Good money, but worked to the bone"

    3.0
    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
  7. "Good"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Retail Sales Assistant 

    I have been working at Primark part-time

    Pros

    They pay you well in Penney’s

    Cons

    Too many people and a lot of work

    Primark2020-03-09
  8. "Excellent Part-Time Job"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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
  9. "Great Company"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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
  10. "Great place to work in college and lots of opportunity beyond staff"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Retail Sales Assistant in Rathfarnham
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Very high hourly rate and Christmas bonus compared to other retailers.

    Cons

    Work a lot of hours at Christmas but that's retail

    Primark2020-02-06
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