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Harrods Reviews

Updated Aug 12, 2019

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3.3
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Harrods CEO Michael Ward
Michael Ward
283 Ratings
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  • "long hours and boring days very repetitive(in 41 reviews)

  • "Career progression is all based on who you know not what you know(in 19 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

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    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.

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    Harrods2018-05-14
  2. Helpful (1)

    "Not bad"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Harrods full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Fair paid but difficult to achieve the sales target

    Cons

    Poor senior management with discrimination

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    Harrods2019-08-12

    Harrods Response

    August 16, 2019Retail Director

    Hello, thanks for taking the time to leave a review. I am very concerned to read your comment about discrimination. If you are happy to discuss further, please let us talk with you. You can contact me at Laura.brown@harrods.com.

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  3. "Great"

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    Former Employee - Sales Assistant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Harrods full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great hours and very professionally run

    Cons

    Rude staff that would judge you

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    Harrods2019-08-11
  4. "Brilliant Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Harrods full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Supported with decisions, freedom to recruit,

    Cons

    better if shifts were fixed

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    Harrods2019-08-06
  5. "Amazing experience"

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    Current Employee - Brand Specialist in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Harrods full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Recognition, multiculturalism, excellent environment to work

    Cons

    Challenging customers, high value items, only branch in the world

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    Harrods2019-08-01
  6. "Harrods Concession"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Staff discount, Prestigious name on your CV

    Cons

    No work life balance

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    Harrods2019-07-31
  7. "Style Editor"

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    Current Employee - Style Editor in Knightsbridge, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Harrods full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Excellent team members & travel opportunities

    Cons

    Often challenging work environment with uncompromising management

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    Harrods2019-08-11
  8. "There is no place like Harrods"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Harrods full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Working at Harrods is extremely rewarding- Every day is an opportunity to learn something new, to meet someone with a fascinating story - it is really one huge family. It is incredible to see how everyone takes so much pride in representing the brand, in their world class service and high standards. Working for Harrods is also an opportunity to be at - an be part of - the center stage of luxury retail. There is truly no place like Harrods!

    Cons

    @Glassdor, a minimum 5 words in this field is not always applicable.

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    Harrods2019-07-27
  9. "Great Place To Work"

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    Former Employee - Boutique Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Staff Discount was Great fun

    Cons

    Long Hours and Senior Management Politics

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    Harrods2019-07-26
  10. "You will reach the Peak of your career"

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    Current Employee - Retail Learning Delivery Manager in Knightsbridge, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Harrods full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    You are part of a family, a long established brand that has a rich and incredible history that makes you feel proud to tell anyone who asks you where you work. You are given the trust & opportunity to create exceptional experiences for your customers and colleagues in an environment that has a culture that encourages us all to be one, working hard together as a team to deliver the art of the possible. It is true, anything is possible at Harrods. It is what makes us unique in comparison to any other retailer or in our case, any other tourist destination.

    Cons

    I really do not have anything to add here. . .

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    Harrods2019-07-25
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