Maximus
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3.2 out of 5 stars.
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Not Enjoyable place to work

So ive been here 2 years when I first got my interview and then my job I was feeling happy and great, but sadly its not all joyful as you would expect. The place is really small and not a great vibe to be here. I wouldn't say its bad but border level can be toxic. People tend to speak each others back. There is no room for development when they say there is. When you call in sick they treat you as a criminal like you have let them down. Its good job wise if you have no aspirations or goals, if your just happy with a 9-5 and that's it then perfect. But I wouldn't work if you want to progress.

Ratings by category

1.0 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
2.0 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
2.0 out of 5 stars for Job security/advancement
2.0 out of 5 stars for Management
1.0 out of 5 stars for Culture
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Pros

nice people

Cons

long hours, no benefits
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Pros

Free tea coffee and fruit

Cons

Not fleixible, poor management
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Toxic company

I’ll try to stick to the facts, rather than pour out my hatred for this company. Pros - friendly colleagues. People tend to stick together when you’re all in the same boat. - clean, new facilities- salary isn’t too bad for a first job- the work itself can be extremely stressful but once you get the hang of it, it’s easy Cons - two-faced management - constant negative feedback, delivered in a passive aggressive or downright aggressive way, depending on the manager’s mood that day- regular threats of a disciplinary/failing probation period (which is 6 months)- no sick pay during probation period (and 6 months is a long time)- if you do have a sick day, you get phoned by a manager asking questions, then have a back to work meeting to discuss your absence… after one day off- favouritism of loud mouthed employees- you are timed from the second you log in until you log off, toilet breaks are timed for the whole place to see. - holiday requests regularly refused, even if you give two weeks notice as is the policy- if you have a home emergency or important appointment, they refuse to let you go- managers shout over everyone in the open plan office at you if you make a mistake - people leaving all the time, always short staffed, and the ones who are still there are desperately looking for another job - guidelines change daily with no one really knowing what’s going on, so you’re set up to fail due to never having been told clearly The saddest thing is that most of the employees are quite young, and think this is how a workplace should be.

Pros

I met some lovely people there, oh and free fruit!

Cons

Too many
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Based on 5,106 reviews

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3.2 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3.1 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
2.8 out of 5 stars for Job security/advancement
2.8 out of 5 stars for Management
3.0 out of 5 stars for Culture

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