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David Jones Reviews

Updated 16 April 2019
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  • "High pressure to sell the DJs Amex card" (in 24 reviews)

  • "Having to "sell" the David Jones American Express Card" (in 12 reviews)

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  1. "Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at David Jones full-time

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    Can be challenging to juggle a lot of tasks


  2. "SALES PROFESSIONAL"

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    Current Employee - Sales Expert in Adelaide
    Current Employee - Sales Expert in Adelaide
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at David Jones part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very good employee discount benefits.

    Cons

    Long store trading hours, especially during christmass

  3. "Style Advisor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at David Jones full-time

    Pros

    Great staff discounts and employee training days

    Cons

    Heavy focus on individual sales and credit card sales

    Advice to Management

    Support employees through example and training instead of jumping straight to asking for results


  4. "The David Jones experience"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Assistant in Sydney
    Current Employee - Customer Service Assistant in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at David Jones part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible hours, hardworking team, friendly management, luxury brands, discount on products

    Cons

    Base pay for the role


  5. "Sales advisor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at David Jones part-time

    Pros

    Good pay, manager is friendly

    Cons

    Shortage of staff, too much pressure to sell AMEX cards


  6. "Sales Expert"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at David Jones part-time

    Pros

    Great working environment
    Awesome People

    Cons

    Store can be a little empty sometime


  7. "Wouldn’t recommend"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    None that comes to mind

    Cons

    It’s disappointing how unethical this company actually is. They take advantage of, bully and manipulate thier staff. Toxic culture.

    Advice to Management

    Treat staff with the respect they deserve. Honesty, openness and integrity would be a start.
    Toxic culture and values not reflected in the workplace

  8. "David Jones"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good employee discounts, Good experience

    Cons

    Under staffed, very long hours


  9. "good discount bad management"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good discount for staff 20% includes sales items

    Cons

    bad management do not know their staff

    Advice to Management

    get to know staff


  10. "Sales Professional Review"

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    Former Employee - Sales Professional in Melbourne
    Former Employee - Sales Professional in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Worked in Melb CBD (Bourke Street) store, loved my work and colleagues.

    Cons

    Every week people were quitting the job, and the management was hiring throughout the year. They should try and look into the actual reason for this high churn rate.