Hoyer
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2.2 out of 5 stars.
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The biggest problem I had initially with Hoyer was getting payed correctly, mainly due to a new PayRoll system implemented-called iTrent.Plus the fact that I am part time which is a new contract.The Depot Manager and Secretary are great, but their hands are tied as regards communication with head office and it takes so long to sort everything out!!!Saying that, I've been there 7 months now and have settled into the job very well. It's really enjoyable and the salary is competitive.Just a pity there is a big dividing line in both of terms of contract and salary between the Core Drivers (Long Termers) and White Fleet (New Employees)

Pros

Lots

Cons

Non

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5.0 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
4.0 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
5.0 out of 5 stars for Job security/advancement
5.0 out of 5 stars for Management
3.0 out of 5 stars for Culture
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Pros

Training, weekend rate and Christmas time off on rest.

Cons

Terrible communication, poor management skills, dangerous hours.
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Pros

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Based on 62 reviews

Ratings by category

2.1 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
2.9 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
2.1 out of 5 stars for Job security/advancement
1.8 out of 5 stars for Management
1.9 out of 5 stars for Culture

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