Tribal Group

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Updated Jul 22, 2014

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2.8 21 reviews

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Tribal Group Chief Executive Keith Evans

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40% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Nice place to work

    Software Tester (Current Employee) Sheffield, England

    ProsFlexi time
    Company values
    work life balance

    ConsNot much integration between dept.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Enjoyable friendly working environment

    Studio Artworker (Former Employee) London, England

    ProsGood professional and personal support

    ConsLack of understanding regarding personal commitments (ie taking the kids to the dentist)

    Advice to Senior ManagementOffice culture relaxed and friendly, as you would expect within an advertising agency

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Senior Consultant (Current Employee)

    ProsHighly diverse range of activities day-to-day.
    Forward looking company for sales and markets.
    Great people to work with.
    A great place to learn new skills so long as you put in the effort yourself.

    ConsToo many activities without adequate management.
    No project management for concurrent tasks.
    Line managers do not have enough time to actively manage their teams.
    Too many different requests with conflicting priorities makes the day-to-day job occasionally stressful.

    Advice to Senior ManagementBuild a PMO and get all the projects resourced and tracked correctly.
    Allow managers to manage rather than seconding them to high profile tasks and leaving their teams bereft of strategic direction.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prosgood working environment and easy going

    Consno training and career planning

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    Excellent staff treated as commodities.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsNice bunch of talented people
    Training and development: not so much in terms of qualifications, but rather the opportunity to learn new software and gain experience, which is vital for career progression
    Work-life balance

    ConsWe felt disengaged from the company as a whole: that was good in some ways, but not so in others.

    Salary didn't always reflect the success of the company: there were a lot of salary freezes, office and team changes and overall cutbacks during the bleak times and things didn't really change after new contract wins and improved market conditions. Similarly, as one improved their skills and ended up doing more to help the company, it wouldn't show in their pay. Aside from slight cost of living increases, things didn't change between joining with considerably less experience and three years later, when I was doing a lot more specialist work.

    Perks: the online scheme seemed to be designed to dissuade or at least it just targeted a particular niche (in other words, it wasn't useful at all).

    Advice to Senior ManagementWork out where you are going, recruit accordingly and value your staff.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Continual downsizing/cutbacks have created a company with little true integrity

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Cambridge, East of England, England

    ProsSome really interesting contracts and work.
    A pool of talented people in some areas.

    ConsPoor middle management. When people are promoted to positions for which they lack the necessary ability, the company do not address the fundamental problems
    No CPD (continuing professional development) despite repeated promises.
    Lack of honesty about company plans. Sudden redundancies.

    Advice to Senior ManagementBe honest with your staff, value them and invest in them. It will reap much greater rewards in the longer term than short-term short-sighted profits.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Don't expect Training or Management

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Norwich, England

    ProsOpportunity to travel.. Can be left to own devices for the most the time. Due to the lack of management at the office - can pretty much get away with murder.

    ConsNo management. No training. Terrible team communication. Lots of office politics to contend with... Will happily expect staff to work until the late hours because of staffing issues.

    Advice to Senior ManagementEmploy actual managers.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Great place to work for a short while

    Research Director (Former Employee) London, England

    ProsPeople where special - talented, kind.

    ConsMarket conditions have left the company behind.

    Advice to Senior ManagementSell because it is not going to get better.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

     

    Mixed Opportunities

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsDepending on department great opprtunities for advancement and a very good atmosphere. If you are feted to be working in a profitable section you will have scope for career development and personal development.

    ConsVery variable across the country, Tribal is a series of small companies bought together by investors with a vision, what that was appears to have been lost and Tribal is struggling to define itself and within it's markets. This can must make management difficult and decisions often seem arbitrary with career development tied to whatever is the new vogue.

    Advice to Senior ManagementA clear vision is needed for the future is needed.

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    Stuck in the past, Management highly inexperienced

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Sheffield, England

    ProsGood Salary, Free Tea & Coffee, flexible working hours.

    ConsManagement highly inexperienced! Really glitchy products! They tend to simply "add a new bit on" which should hopefully mask the broken parts, I think there software has more versions than I do hot dinners!!

    Developers living in the stone age! QA is almost none existent!!

    Advice to Senior ManagementListen to staff more! Seek advice when needed and start looking further afield when developing software, all of it needs a fresh approach! Excellent development teams scattered around Tribal but terrible managers who don't utilize them to the full extent!

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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