David Jones Reviews

Updated 20 Jan 2021

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3.5
67%
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86%
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David Jones CEO  Iain Nairn
Iain Nairn
113 Ratings
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  • "Pressure to sell AMEX cards versus the hours allocated as a casual(in 30 reviews)

  • "Heavy focus on individual sales and credit card sales(in 22 reviews)

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  1. "Great Place to Work"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Logistics Operative 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at David Jones part-time

    Pros

    One of the Best Places to work . Great Management

    Cons

    Good place to work, friendly culture , no Cons

  2. "good company"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Suplly Chain in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at David Jones full-time

    Pros

    friendly environment, great employees, challenging work, great values

    Cons

    not easy to get ahead in the career


  3. "Great company"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Casual Sales Assistant in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at David Jones part-time

    Pros

    Reasonable staff discount Good staff offers Good environment

    Cons

    Some departments can have their issues

  4. "Good"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consultant in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at David Jones part-time

    Pros

    Good coworkers, friendly environment, good vibe

    Cons

    Wage alright, more training should be provided

  5. "Good Place"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Planner in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    caring line managers, lots of leave entitlement, flexible workplace

    Cons

    not a lot of career advancement if you don't know where to look

  6. "Supportive Environment"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richmond, Victoria
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Care for their employees - Genuine want to do the right thing by the community - Focus on sustainability - Internal opportunities for progression abound

    Cons

    - Tough industry - Change can be slow - Slight disconnect between stores & support centre at times

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  7. "Great"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Clerk in Sydney

    I worked at David Jones full-time

    Pros

    meet some great team members that I became awesome friends with

    Cons

    No real support from management

  8. "Moving in right direction"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Supportive team, moving to flexible hours/wfh

    Cons

    Systems and process to get anything done takes forever

  9. "Good on CV, tough job"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Assistant Sales Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great team, company history and store location.

    Cons

    Mean upper management, push for AMEX sign ups and no mentor ship

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  10. "Ask and Listen"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Staff discount, no yearly fee on David Jones Amex Card

    Cons

    Management not trained for their role or to train their staff. Management are too young and inexperienced. Pay rate is very low for the volume of work expected.

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