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Debenhams CEO Sergio Bucher
Sergio Bucher
231 Ratings
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  • "Huge emphasis on the debenhams credit card(in 95 reviews)

  • "Minimum wage unless you work for a concession(in 53 reviews)

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  1. "did not pay enough"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Debenhams part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    did have lots of shifts

    Cons

    was not paid a lot

  2. "Sales"

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    Former Employee - Sales Consultant 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Debenhams full-time

    Pros

    Reputable brand known in market place.

    Cons

    Low salary, not many benfits, felt a little disposable.

    Advice to Management

    Treat your staff on the floor with a little appreciation, they are the face of the company & brand.

  3. "Period of change"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Debenhams full-time

    Pros

    The people were lovely- friendly and socialable

    Cons

    Pay, progression and recruitment freeze for 2 years. Didn't promote within

  4. "My team were fab, in-spite of corporate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Debenhams part-time

    Pros

    - really great team - responsibility given at an early stage in my career

    Cons

    - after the recent troubles, communication dropped off entirely - pay was good for a part time student, but poor for my managers etc.

  5. "Buying Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Debenhams full-time

    Pros

    Friendly team, organised and strategic

    Cons

    Brands could do with a refresh

  6. "Stock Supervisor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Debenhams full-time

    Pros

    Good staff discont, flexible hours

    Cons

    Negative work environment, managment not competent in roles

    Advice to Management

    Work cukture needs adressing

  7. "Decent place to work as a teenager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hereford, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Debenhams part-time

    Pros

    decent discount. The staff were great and were flexible when I moved stores.

    Cons

    lots of management with no clue how to manage people.

    Advice to Management

    Make sure training is given out and there is limited pressure on young people with university/college commitments.

  8. "Sales Associate Debenhams"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Debenhams part-time

    Pros

    Amazing team to work with. Great interaction with manager and store managers. flexible as much as possible.

    Cons

    slightly understaffed so hard to book holidays.

  9. "Good discount"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at Debenhams part-time

      Pros

      Good staff discount and friendly staff

      Cons

      Understaffed at certain times (worked at Christmas)

    • "Endless Aisle Assistant"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I worked at Debenhams part-time

        Pros

        Fun and exciting with ton of responsibilities

        Cons

        Retail so can be tedious

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