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  • www.firstdirect.com
  • Leeds, United Kingdom
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 1989
  • Company - Private
  • Banks & Building Societies
  • Unknown / Non-Applicable

CompetitorsUNKNOWN

first direct was the first telephone bank when it launched on 1 October 1989. Operating 24/7/365 - it has not closed its doors since. The bank also provides internet banking and text message banking. Despite having no branches first direct is well known for pioneering amazing ...

first direct Reviews

3.3
56%
Recommend to a Friend
65%
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Chris Pitt
Chris Pitt
3 Ratings
25 Apr 2021
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Former Employee - Systems Adminsistrator in Leeds, England, England

I worked at first direct full-time

Pros

benefits, free parking, flexibility for shifts

Cons

Not the company it was unfortunately, too many managers under qualified for their roles, covid has killed off the last bit of
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first direct Interviews

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Positive62%
Negative18%
Neutral21%
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Employee Referral6%
Other3%
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    Interview

    3 step process. Basic telephone interview to begin with to tell you more about the role and to see how your telephone manor is. The a a role play assessment where you’re given 2 scenarios, after this there is a competency based interview.
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...The culture, ethos and the people are great & as are the benefits; free gym, parking, the pension is exceptional....

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