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

"The first stage is a telephone interview, the second is held at a depot and the third..."

"There are a lot of small teams within departments and they all have a largely flat..."

"Some of the depots are a little aged but well maintained."

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

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

"The pension and healthcare are really good perks."

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

"There are recycling points everywhere in my office."

"Management are very interactive and there are good support structures in place."

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

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

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

"There's a good rate of pay and the job is quite satisfying as there are goals to..."

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

"The CEO has been the CEO for about 20 years."

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

"Their profile on TARGETjobs."

"I've had the appropriate safety training as well as multiple courses around growing..."

"Flexi-time would be good. I'd love the option to come in an hour early leave an hour..."

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