Dunelm

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Dunelm Reviews

Updated 25 February, 2015
Updated 25 February, 2015
27 Reviews
3.0
27 Reviews
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  1.  

    Team Leader, N ireland

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Dunelm

    Pros

    Every day poses a new challenge, challenging but rewarding.

    Cons

    Not enough time for customer, too much paperwork

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Encourage positivity. We are all under pressure.

  2.  

    SM

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Dunelm

    Pros

    Autonomy, mastery, purpose. Family business.

    Cons

    None, none, none, none, none.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  3.  

    Great team at head office

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Dunelm

    Pros

    Brilliant people, flexible, relaxed environment, helpful line managers.

    Cons

    Salary is a little low.

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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Do not think about their people

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Leicester, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Leicester, England (UK)

    I worked at Dunelm

    Pros

    Co workers / product / Training for Head Office Staff

    Cons

    Salary not competitive/No acknowledgment for the work done/Lack of social moral/ Poor staff incestives and poor staff discount

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest in people from the top and say hello to your employees when you walk by and not just go into your office!!! we work for you the least you can do is say hello

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6.  

    Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Team Leader in Worthing, South East England, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Team Leader in Worthing, South East England, England (UK)

    I have been working at Dunelm

    Pros

    Good people good product was a great company

    Cons

    To many task never can complete before being put on to the next no time to spend with the customer

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Give more time and people to get the job done may be out of hours stock replen team

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Life At Dunelm

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Leicester, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Leicester, England (UK)

    I have been working at Dunelm full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Fantastic place to work, really have family values

    Cons

    none everything is brilliant i enjoy my job

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    keep going, great job

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Unfair at times but on the whole, a nice environment

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in Cambridge, East of England, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in Cambridge, East of England, England (UK)

    I worked at Dunelm part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Good training in various areas of retail and opportunity to meet new people and learn a range of social skills.

    Cons

    Sometimes the top of the hierarchy aren't understanding to personal issues or pretend they weren't made aware of problems or plans.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Attempt to gain a more in depth and personal relationship to all staff to understand how to get the best out of them.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    There ok i guess....

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Assistant in Huntingdon, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Sales Assistant in Huntingdon, England (UK)

    I have been working at Dunelm part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    They're very good with my hours, as i currently work 2 jobs, they were kind enough to fit me in around my other job.

    Cons

    There is never enough people to cover busy weekend shifts, the tills are about 20 years old and need updating, the store isn't air conditioned properly. Very limited hours available, you tend to have to be either 'friends' with the managers or beg to get any sort of extra hours.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Learn to manage your shops better, employ more staff

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    overall not a bad company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Shop Assistant in Stafford, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Shop Assistant in Stafford, England (UK)

    I have been working at Dunelm part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    in my store we have a great management team, and we are all friendly. the 15% staff discount is nice too

    Cons

    not everyone gets the amount of hours per week they need, feel a bit stretched staff wise

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    hire more staff. more staff = happier customers which means more profits for you

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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