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House of Fraser Reviews

Updated Mar 26, 2020

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3.0
42%
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108 Ratings
Pros
  • "Staff discount could be done manually not just with the instore staff credit card(in 47 reviews)

  • "20% off all concessions, good hourly rate(in 27 reviews)

Cons
  • "There is a lack of air conditioning on the shop floor making it very difficult to work in(in 30 reviews)

  • "awaiting clear direction of hof(in 29 reviews)

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  1. "Good for uni students"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Manchester, England

    I worked at House of Fraser part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexible hours to work around your studies Friendly Colleagues

    Cons

    Stock take. Can get very boring if you work on a quiet department. The Annexe / Contemporary menswear is a graveyard. No staff discount.

    House of Fraser2020-03-19
  2. "Nice people"

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    Former Employee - Team Leader in Milton Keynes, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at House of Fraser full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Friendly staff that helps to fulfill the tasks

    Cons

    Bad management that put the company down

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    House of Fraser2020-03-26
  3. "Great time"

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    Former Employee - Menswear Sales in Norwich, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at House of Fraser part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great workmates, good out of work social life and comfortable job

    Cons

    cold staff quarters and small toilets

    House of Fraser2020-03-09
  4. "Good pay"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Reading, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at House of Fraser part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Well paid. Very independent and in charge of your own hours.

    Cons

    Little involvement from management and little training. Had to be ready to learn on your feet and fast.

    House of Fraser2020-03-08
  5. "Sales Assistant"

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

    I worked at House of Fraser full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    friendly workers, shift patterns, customer friendly, clean, tidy

    Cons

    pay rate, not busy enough, time watching, short lunch breaks, boring

    House of Fraser2020-03-04
  6. "Good Part Time Job"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Specialist 

    I worked at House of Fraser part-time

    Pros

    Good managers Paid well Flexible with rotas

    Cons

    Store atmosphere not great

    House of Fraser2020-02-25
  7. "Heavy focus on Mastercards"

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    Former Employee - Deputy Sales Manager in Glasgow, Scotland
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at House of Fraser full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great colleagues within management team

    Cons

    Heavy push on mastercard recruitment and little focus on sales

    House of Fraser2020-03-09
  8. "Great"

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    Former Employee - TILL OPERATOR 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at House of Fraser part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Lots of development and rewards

    Cons

    Wanted to do more hours but only given 6

    House of Fraser2020-02-19
  9. "Decent place to work for students"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Glasgow, Scotland

    I have been working at House of Fraser part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    It is quite and easy job and it fits well with your student timetable

    Cons

    it can get quite stressful at times because you will be dealing with money and your on a zero hour contract

    House of Fraser2020-02-20
  10. "Friendly"

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    Former Employee - Brand Specialist in London, England

    I worked at House of Fraser full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Nice working environment and friendly colleagues

    Cons

    Management is unorganised and do not pull their weight

    House of Fraser2020-02-15
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