Harrods Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated 19 Jan 2021

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Harrods Managing Director Michael Ward
Michael Ward
435 Ratings
Pros
  • "Best place to work, Lovely management team, discounted food canteen and staff discount on most of things(in 112 reviews)

  • "good discount with your harrods rewards card(in 54 reviews)

Cons
  • "Managers are rude, hard to have relationships with clients if not in a boutique, very busy in the summer - long hours(in 54 reviews)

  • "Dysfunctional senior management team(in 26 reviews)

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  1. "Good but...."

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in London, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay, good staff benefits

    Cons

    Managers are rude, hard to have relationships with clients if not in a boutique, very busy in the summer - long hours

  2. "Temporary Sales Associate"

    4.0
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    Former Contractor - Temporary Sales Associate in London, England

    I worked at Harrods for less than a year

    Pros

    Friendly staff and colleagues Generous staff discount

    Cons

    Long hours of standing everyday


  3. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    Former Contractor - Part Time Sales Associate 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Harrods for less than a year

    Pros

    -Friendly colleagues -Beautiful building -Staff Discount -Fun place to work

    Cons

    -Standing for Long hours -Expected to work during weekend

  4. "Salary"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in London, England

    I worked at Harrods part-time

    Pros

    Good salary and nice culture

    Cons

    Long hours on your feet

  5. "Good formation and good team work"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in London, England

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

    Pros

    - Steep leaning curve - Good communication - Employee discounts

    Cons

    - Client can be difficult and disrespectful - Long hours and very physical job

  6. "Good place to work!"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Brand Manager in London, England

    I worked at Harrods full-time

    Pros

    Good colleagues, a good place to work, good advancement opportunities

    Cons

    Snobby people, long hours, late shifts

  7. "First Job"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Buyers Clerk in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great training in place for development

    Cons

    Long hours in the office

  8. "really good employer"

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

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

    Pros

    great wage and friendly people

    Cons

    long hours and some rude customers

  9. "Nice company"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Product Photographer in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Harrods full-time

    Pros

    A lot of Benefits with discount.

    Cons

    Low pay and long hours.

  10. "Excellent working environment and Friendly Colleagues"

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

    I worked at Harrods part-time

    Pros

    Facilities are easy to use and Highly centred customer service - good training- long work hours- full training provided- excellent manager- a lot of benefits. Learned to work in a very paced environment.

    Cons

    Very high expectations Long hours Keeping customer satisfaction progressive

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