Gist

Get the inside buzz from graduates at Gist

8.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 6 ratings in 2018)
"Interesting and fast-paced."
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...

"Focus on your people and management skills."

"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 employer at my current site is pretty flexible with hours. However, previous..."

"This could be improved."

"We have a company car scheme as well as private health care and medical insurance...."

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

"This is something that Gist could focus on more."

"Management are very accessible and always have time to answer questions."

"We're very diverse but this seems to happen naturally rather than through deliberate..."

"Within the few years of the graduate scheme, progression is pretty linear and set..."

"Overall I am satisfied with the quality of the work assigned. There's a mixture of..."

"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 run an award-winning child road-safety programme through which a number of our..."

"Exciting, challenging and full of opportunities."

"I got a great feel for the work environment, the people and the job during my insight..."

"Training can seem unbalanced as most of it is targeted at specific graduates or industrial..."

"It would be good if we could get depots located in more interesting or sociable locations...."

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