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8.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 6 ratings in 2018)
"People-focused, vast and with wide-ranging 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...

"There's a thorough and long interview process. Read up on the company, know some..."

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

"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."

"You can get set up in a hotel for two weeks if you have to move sites and you're..."

"Why Gist? Tell me about a time when you persuaded someone do something that they..."

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

"Managers are very accessible and some make good mentors."

"I think there is a lot of diversity, respect and help offered."

"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 opportunities and responsibility given to me."

"There's a top-heavy management structure. You can get lost in the size of the company..."

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

"People-focused, vast and with wide-ranging opportunities."

"Their profile on TARGETjobs."

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

"More advanced notice of site moves."

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