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Carphone Warehouse Reviews

Updated 4 March 2019
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  • "Very very good pay if you can actually hit targets" (in 19 reviews)

  • "Good commission, meet great people, learn" (in 17 reviews)

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  1. "Great learning experience"

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    Current Employee - Performance Tester in Mumbai
    Current Employee - Performance Tester in Mumbai
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Carphone Warehouse full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Challenges to deal with various application and architecture

    Cons

    You need to sell yourself to get in the good books of higher managment

    Advice to Management

    If you are not observing your resources this is your fault. You take care of things which you are responsible of. Behave like a manager of entire team rather than specific team


  2. "EAI TIBCO Analyst"

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    Current Employee - TIBCO Technical Developer in Pune
    Current Employee - TIBCO Technical Developer in Pune
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Carphone Warehouse full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Process cycle for development along with Team Structure is mature. Working environment was really good

    Cons

    Working as a contractor, you don't get insights into the broader company's vision

  3. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Thiruvananthapuram
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Thiruvananthapuram
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good Place to hangout for fun...no work...

    Cons

    all fun no work and enjoy life...

    Advice to Management

    stick to your jobs please


  4. "Geeksquad Agent"

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    Former Employee - Geek Squad Agent
    Former Employee - Geek Squad Agent
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Carphone Warehouse full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    lovely and friendly colleagues, managers are understanding.

    Cons

    high staff turn over ps. I think this was mainly just my store.
    You may not get recognised by your hard work.
    Sales assistant are managers preference


  5. "Good staff"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Carphone Warehouse part-time

    Pros

    Staff were all very nice.

    Cons

    Could see management were disillusioned.


  6. "Customer Consultant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Carphone Warehouse part-time

    Pros

    Good pay with fairly relaxed environment

    Cons

    Unrealistic targets and shady tactics


  7. "Enjoyed my time at Carphone"

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    Former Employee - Advertising Manager in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Advertising Manager in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Carphone Warehouse full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great opportunity to learn and grow on a professional level, challenging business environment.

    Cons

    Due to the group's currently ever- changing business strategy, it could lead to employment insecurity for its employees.

  8. "n/a"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Carphone Warehouse part-time

    Pros

    good discount on networks and accessories

    Cons

    a lot required for targets


  9. "Good but only short term job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Carphone Warehouse part-time

    Pros

    Good pay for hours worked
    Bonuses
    Flexible hours

    Cons

    High pressure from managers
    Little/no breaks (occasionally)
    Long hours
    Unharmonious relations between CPW and Curry’s due to targets


  10. "Customer Advisor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Carphone Warehouse part-time

    Pros

    Gained fantastic experience at this great company

    Cons

    Non. Apart from the usual pitfalls of a large business