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Updated 22 February, 2018
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  • Expected to work long hours during sale period - can be up to 12hrs (in 22 reviews)

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

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Waiter"

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

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

    Pros

    Nice shifts, clean shirt everyday and money

    Cons

    You have to pay for food working in hospitality. Sometimes, you feel like you are some kind of slave

    Advice to Management

    Bigg mess in operation management, some of the line managers are really good.


  2. "Overall experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Harrods part-time

    Pros

    Competitive salary, good commission, excellent discounts

    Cons

    Quiet periods can be a drag


  3. "Brilliant place to work, treat staff well"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Harrods full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great discount, great training offered to staff and good progression

    Cons

    Difficult to find any, but if i had to find one, it's the size of the company can make pushing through tasks difficult


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  5. "Good opportunities"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Knightsbridge, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Knightsbridge, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Learn a lot of skills. Learn how to sell luxury products to clients

    Cons

    Hours can be difficult. Shop is open until 9pm.


  6. "harrods review"

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    Current Employee - Gift Wrapping Associate in Knightsbridge, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Gift Wrapping Associate in Knightsbridge, England (UK)

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

    Pros

    good discount, nice working environment, professional behaviour

    Cons

    often encounter very rude customers

    Advice to Management

    na


  7. "Easy process"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    Very quick process, not a difficult or demanding interview

    Cons

    Not much time to show your knowledge


  8. "SA"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Harrods part-time

    Pros

    Fair pay, great staff discount

    Cons

    Management, hierarchy, communication is sometimes difficult


  9. "love it here"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Harrods part-time

    Pros

    it is one of the best places to go a join if u want to grow

    Cons

    no cons love working here so much


  10. "Sales associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Harrods full-time

    Pros

    - great colleagues and management team

    Cons

    Not a good place to make ££
    Many restrictions on shopfloor


  11. "Positive experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Harrods part-time

    Pros

    Excellent working environment
    Provided me with good experience of working for a large company

    Cons

    None that really stand out


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