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Harrods Reviews

Updated 7 December, 2017
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  • Expected to work long hours during sale period - can be up to 12hrs (in 21 reviews)

  • career progression can be long winded, it really helps to network (in 13 reviews)

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  1. "Christmas Grotto host"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great staff benefits 30% discount straight away, Christmas hamper of goodies and really strong hr and training team

    Cons

    unsocial hours, be prepared to be rushed off your feet with how busy it gets

    Advice to Management

    time and a half when you work weekends


  2. "Amazing company to work for!"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Sales in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Harrods full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    staff discount
    secure environment
    progression and much more.

    Cons

    very strict dress code.
    that's the only one I can think of.


  3. "Great company to work for"

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

    I have been working at Harrods full-time

    Pros

    Plenty of obitunites to progress through the company. Having the Learning and Development courses really do help your career. No just in Harrods. Generally, Harrods pay rather well too with the added benefits on top.

    Cons

    Working on weekends and bank holidays.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing as you are. I'm excited to see the future of Harrods unfold!


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  5. "Warehouse operative"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Warehouse Operator Catering Stores in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Warehouse Operator Catering Stores in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Harrods full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good place to Work within the company

    Cons

    Very cold refrigerator area. But manageable

    Advice to Management

    I was working there before and did great results as a temp.


  6. "Good pay, tough work"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Harrods part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good pay and commisions. Also other benefits such as discounts.

    Cons

    Fast pace, always busy. Customers can be annoying.

    Advice to Management

    Be easy on staff.


  7. "Assistant Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Harrods full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent company which looking after their employees, with this system they get the most from those happy members of staff

    Cons

    Probably they should be more sensitive to environmental issues since their reputation is not that good in terms to protect or saving animals or our planet in general in general.


  8. "Great Development Opportunities"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Harrods full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Great team
    - Lovely people
    - Strong purpose and sense of driving towards delivering the best service to all customers
    - Great opportunities to develop
    - Emphasis on utilising training and development opportunities in the busines

    Cons

    I am sharing this 4 years on from when I worked there but
    - When I was in the company there was very little flexibility about working from home (for corporate roles)

    Advice to Management

    - Continue to invest in your people, as you have done, it creates loyalty and pride


  9. "Assistant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Harrods part-time

    Pros

    Many years of experience with great customer Servise skills. Very well organised office person.

    Cons

    Preference working at weekends and available for 15 hours weekly.

    Advice to Management

    Organised, enthusiastic, dedicated & flexible.


  10. "Summer Sales"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Knightsbridge, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Knightsbridge, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Harrods (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits
    Nice employees
    Fun and exciting

    Cons

    Can be very busy at times, overwhelming


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    "Visual Merchandiser"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Visual Merchandiser in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Visual Merchandiser in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Harrods full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Good discount.
    - Great colleagues.
    - Great pride working there.

    Cons

    - Strict guidelines to stick to so creativity sometimes needs to take a backseat.


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