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Selfridges Reviews

Updated Dec 3, 2019

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3.8
73%
Recommend to a Friend
96%
Approve of CEO
Selfridges CEO Simon Forster
Simon Forster
26 Ratings
Pros
  • "Staff discount is absolutely fantastic once you pass your 3 month probation (I am still waiting for mine)(in 34 reviews)

  • "Relatively slow paced environment to work at(in 29 reviews)

Cons
  • "Quite long hours on your feet without much of a chance to sit down(in 36 reviews)

  • "Management could be more approachable working for the concessions(in 20 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Selefridges"

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Selfridges full-time

    Pros

    Work environment, Colleagues, discount, lunch, location

    Cons

    Long working hours, stressful, not allowed to sit if you are on the shop floor

    Selfridges2018-11-14
  2. "Decent place"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Ted Baker Sales Assistant in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Discount across store, other staff members are nice

    Cons

    Managers can be rude.

    Advice to Management

    Customer service need improving

    Selfridges2019-12-03
  3. "Really good experience, long hours"

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

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

    Pros

    Good commissions and salary if good at selling Promotions possible

    Cons

    Long hours Hard work

    Selfridges2019-11-29
  4. "amazing retail career"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    discount, people, luxury department store environment

    Cons

    some of the staff areas are a bit outdated and the wifi is not great

    Selfridges2019-11-28
  5. "Sales Associate"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in London, England

    I have been working at Selfridges part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Nice work environment Good staff discounts

    Cons

    Repetitive tasks Occasionally, a few rude customers

    Selfridges2019-11-25
  6. "Beauty Hall"

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    Current Employee - Beauty Consultant in Manchester, England

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

    Pros

    Good staff benefits and career progression opportunities.

    Cons

    Unsociable working hours - late nights into early mornings

    Selfridges2019-11-25
  7. ":)"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Brand Specialist in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Selfridges full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    exciting changes happening in front of house

    Cons

    Managers are incompetent and the late closing are hard on the body and mind

    Advice to Management

    Hire competent, passionate, driven and most importantly hire people who don’t lack basic communication and people’s skills

    Selfridges2019-11-21
  8. "Pleasure to work with"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexibility, nice team, happy environment!

    Cons

    Very long and late hours. Closing at 10 can be difficult for people who live far away

    Selfridges2019-11-19
  9. "Assisting to Design and technical support to the design team"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Product Designer Assistant in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Friendly colleagues that develop my social skill and learned how to be passionate with the customers.

    Cons

    Only work during winter holiday

    Selfridges2019-11-18
  10. "Good place for learning"

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

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

    Pros

    Culture, benefits, learning, team

    Cons

    None that I can think of

    Selfridges2019-11-18
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