DAVIDsTEA Reviews

Updated May 5, 2021

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  • "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. "Fun job!!"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Key Holder 

    I worked at DAVIDsTEA part-time

    Pros

    - great people - free drinks on shift - great opritunities for raises

    Cons

    I have no cons :))

  2. "Dont do it"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Tea Guide 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at DAVIDsTEA full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Discount was good , same with coworkers

    Cons

    Managers suck except you to train people but never gave promotins


  3. "Okay"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Employee in Vancouver, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at DAVIDsTEA full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Kind and very considerate staff

    Cons

    Not a great job if you have anxiety as you are forced to talk to people on the street

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  4. "Review"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Tea Guide (Sales Associate) 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at DAVIDsTEA part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    There's lots of variety in the tasks that you need to do. The customers are typically kind. Very nice, clean environment. Plus, you get to drink tea as you work.

    Cons

    Well they just closed like 90% of their stores.

  5. "Overall ok"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Tea Guide in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at DAVIDsTEA part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Discount, cleanliness, friendly coworkers, organized

    Cons

    Competitive between coworkers, expected to sell products as if we were working for commission when we were not

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  6. "Ok for a college student who needs part-time work"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at DAVIDsTEA part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    great staff, good benefits/discounts, customers are usually super nice

    Cons

    overworked, stressed, and pressuring management

  7. "Good place to work!"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Tea Guide in Toronto, ON
    Recommends

    I worked at DAVIDsTEA part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - fun environment - friendly customers - supportive management

    Cons

    David's Tea does not have too many cons. There are limited hours available to work.

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  8. Helpful (1)

    "Nothing like it used to be"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at DAVIDsTEA full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    You are selling a great product to people passionate about what you’re selling and that are interested in the knowledge you have to give them It is a fun, hip and exciting environment Great in store atmosphere Discounts offered

    Cons

    A lot of cut corners when it comes to company etiquette and employee rights The higher up you go the worse the people and attitude get Extremely high expectations with little coaching and opportunities for growth and clarification Lower level Management is overworked, underpaid and completely disrespected by higher management A lot of staff end up working after clock out to make up for huge workload Merch shifts can have you working till 4-5am AFTER starting anywhere from 5-9pm Disgusting HR

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  9. "Good Employer."

    4.0
    Former Employee - Cashier 

    I worked at DAVIDsTEA part-time

    Pros

    Nice environment, good team members.

    Cons

    Sales tactics can be pushy

  10. "It's okay"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at DAVIDsTEA part-time

    Pros

    Lots of education on tea

    Cons

    Not a lot of growth

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