DAVIDsTEA Reviews

Updated Jul 23, 2021

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22 Ratings
Pros
  • "Unlimited use of the 50% discount(in 68 reviews)

  • "50% employee discount on almost everything(in 43 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "too much pressure, no real support from upper management(in 39 reviews)

  • "Not enough hours to even be a Part-time worker(in 28 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great place to work

      Jul 23, 2021 - Project Lead in Montreal, QC
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      Pros

      Dynamic atmosphere Talented and Passionate Team High Quality Product

      Cons

      The changing face of retail in a pandemic world can be a challenge at times

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    2. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Best job I've ever had

      Jul 14, 2021 - Tea Guide in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Lovely coworkers Great managers Relaxed work environment Flexible with scheduling

      Cons

      No benefits as a result of being part-time Started to eventually implement slightly more aggressive sales tactics to convince customers to purchase, which didn't really work with the demographic of our specific location

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    3. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great Company

      Jul 21, 2021 - Key Holder in Markham, ON
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      Pros

      Great energy, wonderful environment, passionate job experience

      Cons

      Closed my location, unfortunate as I loved the job

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    4. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Fun work environment. A lot of pressure. Decent part time job for students.

      Jul 19, 2021 - Tea Guide in Montreal, QC
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      Pros

      Free tea. Great store staff. Relaxing at times.

      Cons

      Upper management pressure to make numbers. Regular visits from regional manager adding pressure/criticism to the store team. Low pay.

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great Company

      Jul 15, 2021 - Tea Guide in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good ethics and knowledge about tea and cultural significance that tea has, good benefits

      Cons

      Could lessen the amount of things they released since stock overflowed to the next season

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    6. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Nice colleagues

      Jul 23, 2021 - Human Resources in Montreal, QC
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      Pros

      During my time at DAVIDsTEA, I got to work with some really great people. The office is nice and you had the option to work from home. Free tea at work and good discount on tea and merchandise.

      Cons

      Too many changes to management, high turnover

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Overall amazing

      Jun 17, 2021 - Tea Guide 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Awesome Discount - Attracts Good Staff and Customers - Good Product

      Cons

      As a smaller company, head office sometimes appears to be unorganized which can be frustrating. Also with the nature of the Tea business, hours are inconsistent.

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Missing it

      Jun 22, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Fun and inclusive staff, motivating job

      Cons

      Was difficult to keep up with the selling goals

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great workplace

      Jun 20, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Tea knowledge Huge Variety of Tea 50% employee discount

      Cons

      MANAGEMENT Sales target Less tea people Overly pricey

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    10. 2.0
      Current Employee

      Fun Brand, Missing the Culture to retain

      Jul 12, 2021 - Marketing Associate in Montreal, QC
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      Pros

      Great people to work with

      Cons

      Internally disorganized Poor communication Little emphasis on career growth High turnover

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