David Jones Reviews

Updated 28 Jul 2020

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3.4
63%
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66%
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David Jones CEO  Iain Nairn
Iain Nairn
91 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great staff discount, you will be spending a lot of money here(in 124 reviews)

  • "Good work environment, making long term friends and relationships(in 31 reviews)

Cons
  • "Pressure to sell AMEX cards versus the hours allocated as a casual(in 29 reviews)

  • "Heavy focus on individual sales and credit card sales(in 19 reviews)

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  1. "Great"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Retail Associate in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at David Jones full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Nice team and great people

    Cons

    hard hours and not flexible

  2. "Amazing place!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Professional in Woden
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at David Jones part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very healthy environment and supportive colleagues. Everyone has a go-getter attitude which is important in fast pace customer focused job.

    Cons

    There’s nothing, in my personal experience, I didn’t enjoy at David Jones.


  3. "Great"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in Garden City
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at David Jones part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great great Great great Great great

    Cons

    i don't know any of the cons

  4. "Good perks, but average culture"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at David Jones full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great staff discount including at partner companies

    Cons

    Culture is outdated, not very flexible.

  5. COVID-19

    "They will try their best to keep you in the job"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Logistics Assistant in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at David Jones part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    During the current COVID-19 pandemic, while others cut jobs, DJ tried their best to keep everyone on. Even though it meant less shifts or a change of location, they kept us on and kept giving us salaries.

    Cons

    The higher management techniques and thinking is old. They need to come up with modern strategies and new ways to interact with employees and customers.

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  6. "Relax environment"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Casual Sales Associate in Melbourne

    I have been working at David Jones part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Quite relax environment but it depends on managers too

    Cons

    Customers can sometimes be demanding

  7. "terrible management"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at David Jones part-time

    Pros

    -amazing staff and team -good discounts -flexible hours

    Cons

    - managers -pressure to sell cards using dodge tactics

  8. "Good place to work"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing Assistant in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at David Jones full-time

    Pros

    employee benefits, staff support, culture

    Cons

    rostering, pay, concessions store culture, location

  9. "its good and bad"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Food and Beverage Attendant in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at David Jones part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    good discount and friendly staff

    Cons

    high manager turnover and under staffed

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  10. "Great"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at David Jones part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The staff discount and staff are very friendly

    Cons

    Management sometimes don’t know what they are doing

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