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Get the inside buzz from graduates at Gist

8.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 6 ratings in 2018)
8.2 / 10
Offices & Dress
6.8 / 10
7.8 / 10
7.3 / 10
8.0 / 10
7.5 / 10


  • 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.


  • 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...

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

"This comes down to your manager and location. My hours have been the standard 9.00..."

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

"The pension is set at the government's minimum recommended contribution level but..."

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

"There are recycling points everywhere in my office."

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

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

"Drive, dedication and passion will lead to progression within the organisation. It..."

"I have had the opportunity to take on as much responsibility as I can handle, leading..."

"You gain a lot of responsibility from the start and there is a lot of support and..."

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

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

"Exciting, challenging and full of opportunities."

"It was one of the few companies offering a graduate scheme in the career path that..."

"The majority of training is on the job and there are also a few management courses...."

"Increase the diversity and improve on benefits."

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