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8.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 6 ratings in 2018)
"A great company with strong core values."
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...

"The employment process at Gist is extremely comprehensive and structured. It involves..."

"There is a strong culture of support and teamwork at Gist with a strong graduate..."

"The offices are varied. Our head office is lovely but some of the older depots need..."

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

"We have excellent rates of pay and the progression (including wage increases) is..."

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

"I had a combination of general questions and competency-based questions that focused..."

"The company tries its best but logistics is a difficult industry for this."

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

"The company takes diversity very seriously and provides training on this to all staff...."

"There are lots of promotion possibilities within the organisation and a very good..."

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

"It's very people-based, which is reflected through the fact that more than half of..."

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

"Gist impacts the entire supply chain from flowers being picked in Columbia through..."

"Fast-paced, trusting and graduate-focused."

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

"Training with the graduate training team is very good but the training I've had within..."

"Be more transparent about the direction and future of the company."

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