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Harrods Reviews

Updated 16 August, 2018
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Harrods Managing Director Michael Ward
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Pros
  • "Positive working environment, staff discount" (in 63 reviews)

  • "Great discount, great training offered to staff and good progression" (in 29 reviews)

Cons
  • "The environment can be catty due to individual commission, long hours" (in 31 reviews)

  • "No development or career progression" (in 15 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

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

    I worked at Harrods full-time

    Pros

    Dynamic environment. Not too big to have management afraid of new ideas. Benefits are great. Some of the best people I have worked with.

    Cons

    Some people have been there for a long time and are adverse to change.


  2. "harrods"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Harrods part-time

    Pros

    the staff members are friendly

    Cons

    very hard to progress into management

  3. "Assistant Brand Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Brand Manager in Knightsbridge, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Assistant Brand Manager in Knightsbridge, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Harrods full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great commissions, work environment, canteen, professional

    Cons

    Long retail hours, limited access from all doors unless management

    Advice to Management

    Team development can be improved


  4. "Retail operations analyst"

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

    Pros

    Good work environment at work

    Cons

    None that I can think of


  5. "Great place to work"

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

    I have been working at Harrods (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    lovely staff culture, made lots of friends here

    Cons

    pay isn't great considering the profits they rake in

    Advice to Management

    please don't think you are the hottest thing on the floor just because you manage a team


  6. "Waitress, Harrods"

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    Current Employee - Chef De Rang in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Chef De Rang in London, England (UK)

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

    Pros

    Cometitive salary, great staff, atmosphere between colleagues

    Cons

    very fast pace, often stressfull and phisically hard job


  7. "Great place to work!"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Retail Operations Analyst in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Retail Operations Analyst in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Amazing working atmosphere, people are very friendly
    - The business is very diverse and has a fast-paced environment, so you always have new challenges to keep you motivated
    - Good work-life balance
    - The company cares about its employees and their well-being

    Cons

    - Hierarchical culture, so things take a little longer to get done

  8. "It was good for it was"

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    Former Employee - Sales in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Sales in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    great discount, nice shoes and great people

    Cons

    long hours and sometimes management wasn't the best


  9. "Great company"

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

    I worked at Harrods full-time

    Pros

    People are great. Positive working environment, staff discount

    Cons

    Long hours, weekend working and bank holidays


  10. "Sales Associate"

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    • Senior Management
    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 full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Working with the best products in the world and meeting with their makers.
    Meeting with people from all over the world, and proudly carry on the legend that is Harrods.
    Very varied job.

    Cons

    Management.
    I have learnt everything I could and there is no possibility for evolution in my career.

    Advice to Management

    Keep your word.
    Don't pass your stress on your team.
    Stop recruiting new managers without any skills.

    Harrods Response

    31 Jul, 2018 – Retail Director

    Thank you for taking the time to review your experience of working at Harrods so far. We’re pleased to read the positive reflections you have of your time at Harrods so far. I’d really like the... More


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