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Gist

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8.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 6 ratings in 2018)
"Exciting, challenging and full of opportunities."
Culture
8.2 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
6.8 / 10
 
Hours
7.8 / 10
 
Salary
7.3 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.0 / 10
 
 
Training
7.5 / 10
 

Pros

  • There are many opportunities for progression and personal development.
  • Graduates are given a high level of responsibility early on.
  • A lot of training is offered through several channels and on various subjects.
  • Managers are seen as being approachable and helpful.

Cons

  • While the salary is seen as good, some feel it could be improved.
  • The hours can be long, depending on your role.
  • There are some who would like earlier notice regarding site moves.
  • Graduates work in shifts, which may not suit everyone.

What insiders say about...

"My advice is to really go for it. You are up against other graduates and industrial..."

"There's a people-focused culture and the company focuses on trying to treat people..."

"Most places are cubicle based with some offices for senior managers."

"The operation works in shifts. All of my shifts are between Monday and Friday but..."

"The salary is pretty good and the bonuses can be great. Other perks are available..."

"We're offered two weeks in a hotel when we first start to help us have time to find..."

"There were a lot of situational questions relating to my previous jobs and how my..."

"I believe the company does a fair amount to try and reduce the effect of its CO2..."

"This is possibly one of the best traits of the company as many managers have an open-door..."

"We have an equality and diversity policy that I believe everyone takes to heart...."

"I am on a three-year graduate scheme and there are two major reviews each year in..."

"I've been given loads of responsibility and love working with, and managing, people..."

"The best thing about working for Gist is the amount of responsibility you get within..."

"The job can be extremely intense and stressful during busy periods."

"We ship the majority of the flowers sold on Valentine's Day. This year, a total of..."

"Exciting, challenging and full of opportunities."

"Their profile on TARGETjobs."

"I went on a communicating for results course that was brilliant and actually taught..."

"Increase the diversity and improve on benefits."

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