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Debenhams Careers and Employment

About us
Drive our growth. Inspire a generation. Show the high street how it’s done. Be part of one of the most exciting and visionary names in British retail. Welcome to Debenhams.

For 200 years, the passion and ambition of our people have been making us who we are. Unmistakably unique. The future you’ll have with us is no different. It’s a future you’re
 – more... in control of. A future where your individuality determines our success. A future where you’ll be someone you never thought you could be.

Whether you’ve already decided your career starts with us, or you want to learn more about what we offer, you’ll find everything you need to know right here.


Everyone is someone here at Debenhams. Who do you want to be?


Across 240 stores, 28 countries, two UK head offices, and our online shopping channels, we do things differently to make sure we stand out.


We're a team of around 30,000 in the UK, Republic of Ireland, China, Bangladesh and Denmark, plus thousands more who work in our franchise stores around the world. All of us with our own knowledge, enthusiasm and drive. When you combine this talent, that’s when you discover how we set the industry benchmark for style, innovation, choice and quality. Time and time again.


It’s why you only have to pass one of our stores to be inspired by the latest trends. It’s why we have a reputation for delivering the best customer service on the high street and it’s why our head offices are hubs of creative flair, analytical thinking and strategic planning.


If this sounds like the kind of environment you want to make your mark on - join us.
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What is it like to work at Debenhams?

3.5
Work/Life Balance
3.0
Salary/Benefits
3.1
Job Security/Advancement
3.1
Management
3.3
Culture

What are people saying about the leadership at Debenhams?

68%
of employees approve of CEO’s performance
CEO Approval is based on 938 ratings
3.0
Went downhill overtime.
Written by Sales Assistant (Current Employee) from Dublin on 5 July 2019
I've worked with Debenhams for around 4 years not on and of during the Summer months and Winter months. When I began I really enjoyed working there the environment was ok. There were cliques of employees who have worked there for more than a few years, but with seasonal staff changing regularly it was easy to make friends. I was fully till trained when - more...
Pros
Understandable about holidays and request days off work.
Cons
Pay, training, hours and management.
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What are the top-rated locations & roles at Debenhams?

Top work locations
4.8
Blanchardstown, County Dublin
4.5
Newbridge, County Kildare
4.3
Tralee, County Kerry
4.1
Dublin
4.0
Waterford
Most popular roles
4.8
Retail Sales Associate
4.7
Shop Assistant
4.7
Stocking Associate
4.1
Sales Assistant
3.6
Sales Advisor

What did candidates say about the interview at Debenhams?

Interview experience
Based on 44 interviews
Favourable
Interview difficulty
Based on 42 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 41 interviews
About a week
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