Verastar - Would not recommend | Glassdoor.com.au
  1. Helpful (2)

    "Would not recommend"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Northenden, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Verastar full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    -No weekend work -Set hours -Free tea and coffee -Free pizza once a month

    Cons

    -Poor staff retention -Not all teams eligible for pay progression -Rewards tend to be orientated towards gaining sales leads meaning staff working in a non customer facing role miss out -My department are not entitled to flexi-time despite being a non customer facing team -Department head allows mood to dictate (already biased) attitude toward staff. Their actions and statements are constantly contradictory -No...

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    Advice to Management

    -Try listening to staff for a change instead of charging in and making changes without a thought for potential repurcussions -Take a more proactive than reactive approach -Educate yourselves on mental health and disability -Take a step out of the dark ages in terms of your practices

    Verastar2018-11-24

    Verastar Response

    December 3, 2018Assistant HR Advisor

    Hi, Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. We are disappointed to hear of your negative experience as we endeavour to ensure all our representatives have a positive experience when working at Verastar. We are always looking at way to improve for both current ...

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  1. "Good Place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Leader in Manchester City Centre, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice staff, good company benefits, good progression within company, good management

    Cons

    could have more dress down days

    Advice to Management

    could be more flexible on dress code

    Verastar2019-05-20

    Verastar Response

    May 23, 2019Human Resources Manager

    Hi, Thank you for leaving such a positive review! It is great to hear you are enjoying your time here with Verastar and are making use of the great company benefits Keep up the great work :)

  2. "Great Job"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Adviser in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Verastar full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    fantastic Training on an ongoing basis and very helpful managers as well as great incentives

    Cons

    have to wear formal wear

    Verastar2019-05-20

    Verastar Response

    May 23, 2019Human Resources Manager

    Hi, We really appreciate you taking the time to leave such a positive review! It's great to hear that the in-depth training we provide is being recognised and received so positively! Keep up the great work :)

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