Burberry Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated 20 Jan 2021

To filter reviews, or .
3.6
59%
Recommend to a Friend
81%
Approve of CEO
Burberry CEO Marco Gobbetti
Marco Gobbetti
245 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great staff discount and use of annual sample sales with discounted prices(in 93 reviews)

  • "Free lunch and beautiful office(in 84 reviews)

Cons
More Pros and Cons
Pros & Cons are excerpts from user reviews. They are not authored by Glassdoor.

Reviews about "work life balance"

Return to all Reviews
  1. "Department manager"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Department Manager in New Delhi
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Burberry

    Pros

    Great work environment Clear job responsibility Good training

    Cons

    Confused management High sales pressure Bad work life balance Immature store leadership

    Continue reading
  2. "Great Benefits"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service in New York, NY

    I worked at Burberry full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Very well structured, European work life balance, high rewards for overtime, very encompassing

    Cons

    Difficult to grow within especially transferring to other departments in spite having education.


  3. "great company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager 
    Recommends

    I have been working at Burberry full-time

    Pros

    working environment, company values, creativity

    Cons

    career development, work-life balance, efficiencies

  4. "Good"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Social Media Specialist in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Burberry part-time

    Pros

    Good stuff great environment work life balance

    Cons

    Ha ha ha ha ha

  5. "Great Company to work for! lots of benefits"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Burberry full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great staff discount and use of annual sample sales with discounted prices

    Cons

    poor work life balance, holiday ban on festive seasons

    Continue reading
  6. "I would have no hesitation in working there again!"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Data Analyst in Leeds, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Burberry full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Great culture & friendly atmosphere - Great people to work and chat within the office / remotely - Work-life balance - Good place to develop new skills - Autonomy with managing workload & trying new things - Good benefits: staff discounts, sample sales, fresh fruit, free lunches, summer fridays (1pm finish), buy/sell holiday - Management has a good philosophy in the IT tower. - Big drive towards ESG.

    Cons

    - Annual pay rises/pay reviews and bonuses should be much better. - London office is more cramped, less friendly and less well-coordinated than Leeds. - Significant amount of holiday calendar blocked out through the year

    Continue reading
  7. "Excellent company to work at"

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

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

    Pros

    Good salary, perks, benefits, work life balance

    Cons

    Not applicable - enjoy working there

  8. Helpful (2)

    "Corrupt Management, Racist, Unprofessional, High Turnover"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Lead in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Burberry full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Medical and dental benefits, compensation wasn't terrible

    Cons

    Discrimination against physical appearance, racism is acceptable and displayed by management, human resources unhelpful to resolve poor management, excuse-driven gossip, poor accountability, aggressive micromanagement, doesn't acknowledge work/life balance. Slow to move up and pretends to exercise diversity to appear cultura. HIGH TURNOVER

    Continue reading
  9. "Sales Associate"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate 

    I worked at Burberry full-time

    Pros

    Great environment! Discount! Great benefits Room for growth

    Cons

    Lack of work life balance

  10. "Good company to work on retail"

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

    I have been working at Burberry full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    looking after employee, dynamic, structure and lot of learning

    Cons

    Work life balance and working hours

Viewing 1 - 10 of 59 English Reviews

Work at Burberry? Share Your Experiences

Burberry logo
or