River Island Clothing Reviews

Updated 19 Jan 2021

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3.7
71%
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River Island Clothing CEO Will Kernan
Will Kernan
79 Ratings
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  • "Christmas is tough, like anywhere else, but I found Christmas tough due to long hours(in 60 reviews)

  • "The salary they offer is only minimum wage(in 49 reviews)

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  1. "Great"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Sales Advisor 

    I have been working at River Island Clothing part-time

    Pros

    Fun, friendly staff make it enjoyable

    Cons

    Tiring. Not paid for breaks

  2. "Okay"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Advisor 

    I have been working at River Island Clothing part-time

    Pros

    Discount is not bad 40%

    Cons

    Management has had issues in past


  3. "would recommend for students maybe"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Shop Assistant 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at River Island Clothing full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    discount on clothing, nice coworkers

    Cons

    pay terrible, hours terrible (4 hour shifts 5 days a week and not allowing to do those 20 hours in 2/3 days)

  4. "Co-workers are fun but management is very poor"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Part-time Sales Advisor in Dublin, Dublin
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at River Island Clothing part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Fun co-workers and great staff discount

    Cons

    Expect way more than being paid for.

  5. "Enjoyable workplace"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Student in Kildare

    I worked at River Island Clothing part-time

    Pros

    Nice hours, good pay, amazing colleagues

    Cons

    I don't have any cons

  6. "Good"

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

    I have been working at River Island Clothing part-time

    Pros

    Good hours good staff good management

    Cons

    Certain management under look staff

  7. Helpful (1)

    "Good company, not great benefits"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Product Manager in Galway
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at River Island Clothing full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great Discount Fashion Forward Brand Good tools to use in work

    Cons

    They don’t look after management Not very flexible hours Poor pay

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  8. "Great Work Environment"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Advisor 

    I have been working at River Island Clothing part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great work atmosphere and management team. If you work well and put in the effort then you will enjoy your time there greatly.

    Cons

    The average shift is only 4 hours long

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  9. "Good"

    2.0
    Current Employee - Sales 

    I have been working at River Island Clothing full-time

    Pros

    Good job nice discount uep

    Cons

    Ban one at all yep

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  10. Helpful (1)

    "Ok company"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
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    Former Employee - Management in Dublin, Dublin
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at River Island Clothing full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    People, Fun, Team, Discount, Uniform

    Cons

    No loyalty, no pay rise, working hours, your either liked or not, no succession.

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