John Lewis & Partners Reviews

Updated 10 Jul 2020

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3.9
76%
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99%
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John Lewis & Partners CEO Sharon White (no image)
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35 Ratings
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  • "Unnecessarily long hours for part timers who are also students(in 74 reviews)

  • "Low pay, very low chance of career progression(in 31 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to work"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Merchandiser in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at John Lewis & Partners full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good work culture, flexi timings.

    Cons

    Compensation, Office politics, Management's rude behaviour.

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  2. "Great"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Supervisor in Reading, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at John Lewis & Partners part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good company. Looks after staff.

    Cons

    Sporadic hours as I worked part time but did over time to make my hrs basically full time.

  3. "Great company with a glass ceiling"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Section Manager in Edinburgh, Scotland

    I worked at John Lewis & Partners full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Benefits, training, supportive, pension, staff events

    Cons

    Glass ceiling with no progression from middle managment, low salary for level of responsibility

  4. "Excellent Employer"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Selling Assistant in Southampton, England
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at John Lewis & Partners part-time

    Pros

    Friendly, flexible, thoughtful and listening

    Cons

    Can be repetitive and, on occasion, boring

  5. "good pay and benefits"

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

    I worked at John Lewis & Partners part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    benefits bonus community discounts pay

    Cons

    overworked not willing to change for better

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  6. "not holistic but friendly"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Sales Consultant in Ipswich, England

    I worked at John Lewis & Partners part-time

    Pros

    wonderful workplace, other staff and management were friendly. felt like a real team

    Cons

    not sure what to put

  7. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at John Lewis & Partners part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Excellent place to work. Great people working there.

    Cons

    Long hours sometimes. No other cons. Great place to work overall.

  8. "Great shared values and rewarding experience"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Systems Analyst in Bracknell, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at John Lewis & Partners full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits and leisure opportunities. Great shared team spirit

    Cons

    Whereas you are encouraged to build your knowledge and progress, new opportunities can be few and far between.

  9. "Great Part-Time Student Job"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Selling Assistant in Cheadle, North West England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at John Lewis & Partners part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great team atmosphere, chilled out and dynamic. Perfect job for someone that likes talking to people, most of my time was spent talking to and helping customers.

    Cons

    Computer systems degraded and temperamental.

  10. "John lewis"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Customer Service Assistant in London, England

    I have been working at John Lewis & Partners full-time

    Pros

    Good environment great colleagues and management

    Cons

    Sometimes very quiet and not enough work to do

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