Primark Reviews

Updated 22 Jan 2021

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Primark CEO Paul Marchant
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  • "can be long hours which is tiring(in 146 reviews)

  • "It was a great place to work for, no discount(in 139 reviews)

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  1. "Primark is a great company"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Primark full-time

    Pros

    Great money and nice staff

    Cons

    Time off is hard to get

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  2. "Admin"

    1.0
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant 

    I worked at Primark full-time

    Pros

    Flexi Friday . Gym and nice office

    Cons

    Not a great work environment


  3. "Ok environment, wouldn't work there full time"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Retail Sales Assistant in Newcastle
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Primark part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    pay, overtime, always busy and some nice staff.

    Cons

    lack of breaks and bad leaders

  4. "allright for part time"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Retail Assistant in Bristol, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Primark part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    pays are decent, coworkers are friendly, not too hard if you're part timer

    Cons

    break time is bit too short for everyone it seems

  5. "Great company"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Primark Retail Assistant in Galway
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Primark part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    They pay and treat their employees really well. Very suitable for a part-time job as a student

    Cons

    I wasn't trained to work on the cash register so and worked in the same clothes section so sometimes working there felt quite repetitive

  6. "Great enviornment"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Management was helpful. Best retail Job for alongside other commitments.

    Cons

    There was nothing bad about working in Primark. They even give paid holidays for part-time staff.

  7. "Primark pros and cons"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Customer Assistant in Poole, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    The staff are always very nice and to me with the people I worked with it just felt like a work family

    Cons

    You have to be prepared for some Customers who are a little difficult because of your position and have to be good with organisation and memory if you're in a big store.

  8. "Good company, Nice colleagues."

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Colleagues were the main highlight of the job!

    Cons

    None that I can think of.

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  9. "Ok"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Retail Assistant in Coventry, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice, fun, easy, overtime available

    Cons

    Unpaid breaks, shortstaffed sometimes, always busy

  10. "Good pay"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Sales Assistant in Derry, Northern Ireland

    I have been working at Primark part-time

    Pros

    It’s a good place for young people

    Cons

    Like any retail job, you can get your share or bad customers

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