John Lewis & Partners Reviews

Updated Aug 10, 2020

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  1. "Excellent Company to work for"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Christmas Temporary Sales Assistant in Cardiff, Wales
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at John Lewis & Partners full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Management is part of the team and are hands in their approach. Very supportive of their colleagues.

    Cons

    Some store trainers could be contradictory but on the whole were good.

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  2. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in Norwich, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at John Lewis & Partners part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Respected place who value their staff

    Cons

    If you're younger, some older staff were often condescending


  3. "Great"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Sales Supervisor in London, England

    I have been working at John Lewis & Partners part-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Perfect place to work and develop

    Cons

    Nothing really bad to say

  4. "Pays well"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Waitrose Supermarket Assistant in Beckenham, England

    I worked at John Lewis & Partners part-time

    Pros

    pays well for (16-18) year olds

    Cons

    Have to work in different sections you might not like

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  5. "Great"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Selling Assistant in Leeds, South East England, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at John Lewis & Partners part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great community feel. Staff discounts and offers. Democratic partnership so feel listened to and valued

    Cons

    Not the greatest pay starting out but performance related so can grow

  6. "Great company"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Retail Sales Assistant in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at John Lewis & Partners part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great team to work with, flexible to requests and paid well! Added bonus of discount is great too

    Cons

    Sometimes lack in communication to part time staff as only in 1-2 times a week, just need to make sure you check for updates

  7. "No bad"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Customer Service in London, England

    I worked at John Lewis & Partners full-time

    Pros

    A very understanding employer and relatively job secure

    Cons

    Poor pay and little opportunity to actually move up.

  8. "Wonderful Company to work for"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Home Design Stylist in Swindon, Wiltshire, South West England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at John Lewis & Partners full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Supportive business with great benefits

    Cons

    Pay is lower than other employers

  9. "It was a pleasure now a chore!"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Infrastructure Engineer in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at John Lewis & Partners full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    benefits, team ethic at lower levels, comradery

    Cons

    Snr Mgmt, not keeping up with the times, slow and bureaucratic processes, lack of understanding on what is need to make the business grow, no longer a partnership in reality

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  10. "A new way of doing business"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Loss Prevention Specialist in Swindon, Wiltshire, South West England, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at John Lewis & Partners full-time

    Pros

    Well established and loyal customer base

    Cons

    Retail is changing and this makes it hard for them to make profit

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