Compare Living Spaces vs first direct BETA

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Living Spaces

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Employee Ratings

  • Living Spaces scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • first direct scored higher in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 278 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 53 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Living Spaces employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.7 higher than first direct employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
first direct employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than Living Spaces employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Living Spaces employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than first direct employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Living Spaces employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than first direct employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
Culture & Values
3.4
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Living Spaces Ceo Grover Geiselman
90%
90%Grover Geiselman
Living Spaces employees rated their CEO Approval 26% higher than first direct employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
first direct Ceo Joseph Gordon
64%
64%Joseph Gordon
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
67%
Living Spaces employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 8% higher than first direct employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
59%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
59%
Living Spaces employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 12% higher than first direct employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
47%

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What Employees Say

  • "Free lunch" was the most mentioned Pro at Living Spaces.
  • "Great people" was the most mentioned Pro at first direct.
  • "Non commission" was the most mentioned Con at Living Spaces.
  • "Call centre" was the most mentioned Con at first direct.
Pros
Pros
"Free lunch"(in 35 reviews)
"Lunch on weekends"(in 26 reviews)
Pros
"Great people"(in 5 reviews)
"Benefits package"(in 3 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Non commission"(in 21 reviews)
"No commission"(in 10 reviews)
Cons
"Call centre"(in 3 reviews)
"No progression"(in 2 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Contractor - Designer

I worked at Living Spaces for less than a year

Pros

Nice people to work with

Cons

Some not so nice people to work with

"Great"17 May 2020

Current Employee - Collections

I have been working at first direct full-time for less than a year

Pros

Good place to work great staff

Cons

No issues to really say

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