DFS Group Reviews

Updated 28 May, 2015
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DFS Group Chairman & CEO Philippe Schaus
Philippe Schaus
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Pros
  • great benefits, decent time-off policies, decent career opportunities globally, not domestically (in 6 reviews)

  • good benefits for K-staff (Management) (in 3 reviews)

Cons
  • unrealistic goals and senior management (in 5 reviews)

  • Slow career growth and progression (in 3 reviews)

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  1. fine

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    good things happened in there

    Cons

    no things to say about it


  2. excellent

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - SFA in Global Village (India)
    Current Employee - SFA in Global Village (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at DFS Group part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    great team w0rk environemnt. love it

    Cons

    compensation is lot that good

    Advice to Management

    nothing


  3. Great people, great place

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Creative in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Former Contractor - Creative in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at DFS Group as a contractor (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Worked as a long term contractor until my department relocated to Hong Kong. There was mutual respect, open communication and flexibility. My team leader was the most qualified, talented person I have ever worked with the ability to laugh and lead simultaneously.

    Cons

    They relocated to Hong Kong.

    Advice to Management

    Fabulous hiring of able, sociable people.


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  5. Manager

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Los Angeles, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Manager in Los Angeles, CA (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Building a great and inclusive culture based on the customer experience

    Cons

    Email load is heavy Travel retail is unpredictable

    Advice to Management

    Philippe has great vision and if we all follow and dedicate to the goal we will be the best.


  6. I love my job, great company to work for

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Promoter in Jamaica, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Sales Promoter in Jamaica, NY (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at DFS Group part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    easy, great pay, benefits, flexiable, opportunity to advance, gifts, incentives, bonuses. overall you will learn and be rewarded on top of pay. i am happy with working here.

    Cons

    little training so you will basically teach yourself until you attend certain vendor trainings, also it gets pretty unorganized with how we work on the floor and what we have to offer customer

    Advice to Management

    work out certain kinks with boosting productivity.


  7. Its all about Luxury and Out Standing Customer Service.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Auckland (New Zealand)
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Auckland (New Zealand)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at DFS Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Highly Organised Global Business Environment, Exceptional People, Free Goodies, Frequent Product and Inter personal Training Sessions for continuous Development. One can often have a chance to serve Celebrities, DFS takes pride in creating World Class Shopping Gallerias.

    Cons

    Competitive Pay, Niche Target Market, Odd Shift hours,


  8. A great company to work for!

    • Culture & Values
    Former Contractor - Business Analyst/Business Controller in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
    Former Contractor - Business Analyst/Business Controller in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
    Recommends

    I worked at DFS Group as a contractor

    Pros

    DFS have great corporate culture and values. The company is taking care of its staff and provides many trainings. This is a pleasant workplace. Indeed, It is known for being one of the best company to work for in the luxury industry because of its atmosphere as people are less snob than in other companies. In addition, as the company is growing there are many challenges to accomplish and it offers lot of opportunities.

    Cons

    I don't have real cons to highlight. However, I would just mention that the work load is relatively important.


  9. sales associate

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at DFS Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    5 day work, 17 day public holiday, 10-15 day Annual Leave

    Cons

    Get many opportunity to learn (the Product knowledge.....)


  10. open-minded management

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at DFS Group as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Enjoyable working environment and nice people

    Cons

    Not much room for promotion as positions up there are stable


  11. great

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Company is very great to work for

    Cons

    I really cant say anything bad about this place

    Advice to Management

    none



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