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Marks & Spencer Reviews

Updated 23 Aug 2019

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3.5
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65%
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75%
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Marks & Spencer CEO Steve Rowe
Steve Rowe
808 Ratings
Pros
  • "employee benefits including staff discount(in 318 reviews)

  • "Good pay and organisation, good management(in 207 reviews)

Cons
  • "I couldn't fault my experience with M&S(in 103 reviews)

  • "long hours as any jobs working in retail(in 80 reviews)

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  1. "Customer Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Marks & Spencer

    Pros

    Great management team, very professional working environment

    Cons

    Be prepared to be put into other departments

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    Marks & Spencer2019-03-25
  2. "Good place to start"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Marks & Spencer

    Pros

    Friendly team, good training, good pay for a young person

    Cons

    Management has favourites, temporary contracts make workplace unnecessarily competitive

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    Marks & Spencer2019-04-28
  3. "You get out what you put in"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Marks & Spencer

    Pros

    Unlimited promotion opportunities (only if the NRBP likes you or doesn't need anything from you)

    Cons

    Being unable to apply for jobs without authorisation from at least 5 people. No sight of what roles might be available

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    Marks & Spencer2017-02-20
  4. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Stylist 

    I have been working at Marks & Spencer full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Early starts Set hours Career progression

    Cons

    Weekend work Home work balance

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    Marks & Spencer2019-08-23
  5. "Managing operational issues"

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    Former Employee - Operations Manager in Zagreb
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Marks & Spencer full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    International experiences Nice team Good trainings

    Cons

    The company left my markets

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    Marks & Spencer2019-08-22
  6. "One of the best retail brand to work for."

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    Current Employee - Section Manager in Thrissur
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Marks & Spencer full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    *Best in the industry pay scale. *Structured career development path. *2 Week offs. *Staff friendly HR policies. *Understanding stakeholders.

    Cons

    * Have to do better job in marketing. Especially store specific ones.

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    Marks & Spencer2019-08-23
  7. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Customer Assistant in Pontefract, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Marks & Spencer part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Lovely people to work with and good pay

    Cons

    Struggle with getting time off for the holidays

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    Marks & Spencer2019-08-20
  8. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Shop Floor Assistant in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Marks & Spencer part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Nice place to work Staff are friendly Store disocunt

    Cons

    Can not think of any

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    Marks & Spencer2019-08-21
  9. "Work"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Associate in Witney, England

    I worked at Marks & Spencer full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Friendly staff and customer's

    Cons

    Late nights and cold freezars

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    Marks & Spencer2019-08-21
  10. "Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Customer Assistant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Marks & Spencer part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Nice people and good benefits

    Cons

    No cons was only there for a few months

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    Marks & Spencer2019-08-19
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