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Over-stressed staff

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Countrywide takes their staff for granted. Staff leave and they never replace them, instead you are expected to take on their workload. Bonuses are poor and haven't been given for the last two years due to poor company performance.


Some great people.


Poor management, poor (no) bonuses, no sense of direction, too many bosses, the tails wags the dog.
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Training ground for estate agents

You couldn’t start your estate agency career anywhere better! Listen, learn, workHard and then the world is your oyster! Yes it’s long hours and hard work but you will be recognised when you achieve
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Good, supportive company culture

Good company with great management, good prospects of moving forward. All problems get addressed in the first instance, so staff can focus just on doing what they are meant to.
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Mentally draining and utterly soul destroying

Management have a do as I say not as I do attitude. Staff are treated like infants and micro managed. Forget trying to get a day annual leave approved. If you are not in favour you won't get it. Poisonous, poorly paid and worst place I have ever worked. Do not work here
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A Joke

They are a joke to work for. There is no logic to how the MD's operate and communicate. Long unnecessary regular conference calls. These are done as a tick box exercise and the focus is on achieving a pledge given at the start of the week which rarely reflects budget targets- so praise is given to achieving a pledge even though the pledge was lower than the budget figure needed. Complicated and long winded processes designed to make the job harder
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Not secure

The Company went through so much change, most I’ll guided. Management decisions at exec level were poor and resulted in poor organisational performance and low motivation throughout




Not secure, poor morale, no engagement from exec
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Dreadful company , offering nothing to staff ,.AVOID !!!

This company is being run ( into the ground ) by non-estate agents . The middle-management are a bunch of spineless yes men They have lost their core of experienced agents and most of their office staff are kids .




Everything .
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Good place to work, nice people

I was very happy working here for a short space in time. Unfortunately i was not made aware that redundancies would be taking pace so soon after i joined the company


Drinks at 5pm on a friday!


Lack of communication from higher management
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Grow as a person gain valuable skills

Big company with a lot of expectations a hardcore business . You can gain and grow your skills but it specifically focuses around figures and making money.
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Fantastic Office Environment & Co-workers

A typical day would include completing all administrative tasks, assisting in processing lets for the month, quoting and selling insurance policies, qualifying clients in accordance with the company's criteria, finally, business and lead generation.


Great Location


Long Hours
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Based on 379 reviews

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2.8 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
2.5 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
2.6 out of 5 stars for Job security/advancement
2.5 out of 5 stars for Management
2.6 out of 5 stars for Culture

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