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Harrods Reviews

Updated Oct 15, 2019

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Harrods CEO Michael Ward
Michael Ward
300 Ratings
Pros
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  • "Long Hours and Senior Management Politics(in 43 reviews)

  • "Career progression is all based on who you know not what you know(in 20 reviews)

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  1. "Exiting place to work"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager 

    I worked at Harrods full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Exciting place to work with lots going on

    Cons

    No flexibility or work life balance.

    Harrods2019-10-10
  2. "Working at Gucci, all departments"

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

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

    Pros

    Diversity, energy, different cultures, efficiency, professionalism

    Cons

    finishing time its a bit hard

    Advice to Management

    patience, charisma, listening to the requirements of the stuff

    Harrods2019-10-08
  3. "Great to work at Harrods"

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    Former Employee - Supervisor in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Harrods full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Strong community, strong ethos, amazing products, good support for staff, job security, staff facilities

    Cons

    Salary in retail is not always great but this is not specific to Harrods

    Harrods2019-10-05
  4. "Great work place"

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

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

    Pros

    Great retail institution, inspiring, great development opportunities and work life balance

    Cons

    It’s all positive and no downside.

    Harrods2019-09-29
  5. "Very good"

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    Former Employee - Brand Specialist in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Harrods full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Benefits and pay, environment, location, people

    Cons

    Progression, friends of friends, working hours - open till 9pm

    Advice to Management

    Be more fair and lead dialog and listen

    Harrods2019-09-28
  6. "Good benefits, but hierarchical"

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    Current Employee - Senior Buyers Clerk 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good benefits and core values.

    Cons

    can be very corporate and hierarchical

    Harrods2019-09-28
  7. "Proud to work at Harrods"

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    Current Employee - General Manager in Knightsbridge, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Harrods full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Amazing company to work for. Have been here over 5 years and very proud to work for the business.Harrods has a feeling of being part of a family and you are always supported

    Cons

    Hours and weekends can be tough ensuring you have a good work life balance

    Harrods2019-09-23
  8. Helpful (1)

    "Fantastic place to work"

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    Current Employee - Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Progression is supported, we work as one and see results.

    Cons

    Department store politics, having to speak to so many different people to action some change.

    Harrods2019-09-19
  9. Helpful (1)

    "Ready-to-Wear Buyer"

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    Current Employee - Buyer in London, England

    I have been working at Harrods full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    People, Luxury, Brands, Progression, Training

    Cons

    Renumeration, Work/life balance, Hierarchy, rigid

    Harrods2019-09-20
  10. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in London, England
    Recommends

    I have been working at Harrods part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Friendly and supportive team. Good working atmosphere. Lots of opportunity for progression

    Cons

    Long chain of command for change

    Advice to Management

    Dependant on your department but most staff are very happy.

    Harrods2019-09-17
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