Thomas Cook
3.4 of 5 29 reviews
www.thomascookgroup.com Peterborough, United Kingdom 5000+ Employees

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Thomas Cook Group CEO Harriet Green

Harriet Green

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56% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Very Good

IT Manager (Current Employee)
Mumbai (India)

I have been working at Thomas Cook full-time for more than 5 years

ProsNew things are getting to learn

ConsNeed to wait long for good things to come on your way

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Interesting but company not well managed

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Paris (France)

I worked at Thomas Cook full-time for more than a year

ProsOpportunities if you are willing to seize them

ConsTop management not always very competent

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Thomas Cook

Prosnice people, nice food, nice garden, discounts on travel

Conslow salary, not always clear goals

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Fun in the sun

Travel Guide (Former Employee)

I worked at Thomas Cook full-time for more than 3 years

ProsA lot of challengees and possibilities in this job. And of course a lot of friends and fun!!

ConsLong working days and no weekends.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Analyst (Current Employee)
London, England (UK)

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

ProsWell established company, recognized brand, interesting industry.

ConsUnclear strategic direction, too much politics.

Advice to Senior ManagementMake things simple.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Great brand, nearly destroyed by former management, now has new CEO and exec team. watch out Tui

UK Executive Team (Current Employee)
Peterborough, England (UK)

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

Prosgreat brand and reputation
market leader
Commitment to customers
exciting industry
potential to be great again
entering exciting period of change
strong new leaders and board of directors
power of online at last recognised

Conscompany is in debt
press and competitors undermining it
slow and always behind the times

Advice to Senior Managementdont take any prisoners, make the changes you need as fast as you can
get things moving

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Most boring internship I've had

Fairs & Events (Former Employee)
Oberursel (Germany)

I worked at Thomas Cook as an intern for less than a year

ProsThe working environment at Thomas Cook is very friendly and the general reputation of the company is quite good. Employees seem happy with their jobs.

ConsThe workload varies dramatically, I had the bad luck to be there during a slow period. From the perspective of an intern, hierarchical structures are very confusing.

Advice to Senior ManagementEnforce clear consistent culture and hierarchy.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Very good experience.

Accountant (Former Employee)

I worked at Thomas Cook

ProsGood working environment.
Ample of things to learn.
Have a bright future with the company.

Constiming may be n issue some times.

Advice to Senior Management-

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Excellent!

Senior Officer(IATA), Western Region (Current Employee)
Pune (India)

I have been working at Thomas Cook

ProsOpportunity to work on exciting, high impact projects with teams of intelligent and interesting people.You are constantly being pushed to improve and expand your skills and somehow finding room for a lot of fun of your co-workers. Working with phenomenal people on some of the toughest and most interesting business problems in the world. Attractive salary, friendly employees and perfect working conditions!!! has a great work/life balance with respectable co-workers, high standard of education and great pay...

ConsHours are very crazy... sometimes!

Advice to Senior ManagementNeed to create assessment criteria for values during hiring and evaluation of current employees

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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In its time a great compmany to work for

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Peterborough, England (UK)

I have been working at Thomas Cook

ProsThe People & The Product

ConsDisorganised, do not complete projects, tend to move on to new iniatievs quickly, low turnover - no new blood and if new people come in they need to adopt TC way of working any new ideas are dismissed

Advice to Senior ManagementRestructure Management Team - Bring in people from outside the travel industry

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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