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River Island Clothing Reviews

Updated 17 Jul 2019

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River Island Clothing CEO Ben Lewis
Ben Lewis
269 Ratings
Pros
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  • "below minimum wage if under 20, 8 hours a week to begin(in 45 reviews)

  • "long hours on your feet, often have to cover shifts at late notice(in 44 reviews)

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  1. "Sales Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Sales Assistant in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at River Island Clothing part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexible, benefit in kind of clothing, staff discount, understanding managers, friendly staff

    Cons

    minimum wage. Only get time and a hald on Sundays and Bank Holidays, not double time.

    River Island Clothing2019-03-19
  2. "Not terrible"

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    Current Employee - Sales Advisor in Waterford
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at River Island Clothing full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Easy job with good benefits

    Cons

    Managers are often unreasonable and have high expectations

    River Island Clothing2019-07-04
  3. "Sales Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Retail in Dublin, Dublin

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

    Pros

    The discount, nice retail assistants

    Cons

    Bad management, bad pay, bad hours.

    Advice to Management

    More respect for employees

    River Island Clothing2019-06-20
  4. "Fair but Boring"

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    Former Employee - Shop Assistant in Athlone
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at River Island Clothing part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Staff discount is great, nice work environment.

    Cons

    Unsociable hours. No heads on whether you might work the next day

    River Island Clothing2019-06-16
  5. "I liked it"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at River Island Clothing part-time

    Pros

    Very nice environment to work

    Cons

    I didn't find anything wrong there

    River Island Clothing2019-04-05
  6. "Sales assistant"

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

    I worked at River Island Clothing full-time

    Pros

    staff are lovely because we were all on the same level

    Cons

    not overly accommodating and basic pay

    Advice to Management

    reward more

    River Island Clothing2019-04-14
  7. "Bad"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at River Island Clothing part-time

    Pros

    The staff were young and fun in general.

    Cons

    Management, pay and hours were really poor.

    Advice to Management

    Don’t talk about staff behind their back in front of other staff members.

    River Island Clothing2019-04-30
  8. "Job"

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    Current Employee - Senior Sales Advisor in Dublin, Dublin
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at River Island Clothing part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    40% discount and the team and management I work with are amazing

    Cons

    Pay is shockingly bad for what’s expected of you

    Advice to Management

    None

    River Island Clothing2019-04-20
  9. "Christmas Staff"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at River Island Clothing part-time

    Pros

    Fast pace environment - very busy shop

    Cons

    Christmas staff were not made feel apart of the team

    Advice to Management

    Involve part time & christmas staff in more

    River Island Clothing2019-03-18
  10. "Not the worst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at River Island Clothing full-time

    Pros

    Friendly staff, approachable management, uniform benefits

    Cons

    High expectations for low salary, slow progression

    River Island Clothing2019-02-28
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