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Workplace Systems Overview

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Milton Keynes, England
51 to 200 employees
1986
Company - Private
Enterprise Software & Network Solutions
$10 to $25 million (USD) per year
Unknown
Workplace is a world leader in cloud based smart scheduling that drives increased customer service and top line revenue. Workplace optimised scheduling provides visibility for the leadership team, empowers the managers to make local decisions and engages the employees like never ... Read more

Workplace Systems Reviews

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Workplace Systems CEO David Farquhar
David Farquhar
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    "Best Employer of my Career"

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    Current Employee - Software Test Engineer in Milton Keynes, England
    Current Employee - Software Test Engineer in Milton Keynes, England
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    I have been working at Workplace Systems full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Absolutely the best working environment I've ever had the good fortune to find myself in. A fantastic culture, a world class product team, great and trusting management who Actually Get It, motivated and passionate coworkers. I can't see myself moving on for a good long time, which in this industry is about the most glowing review I could give! After years of mediocre jobs, this has been the absolute jewel in my career. And, surprise surprise given all this, I've never worked harder for a company.

    Cons

    If I was pressed I'd say the lack of hierarchy means career progression opportunities in a traditional sense are limited, but given the recent takeover this seems likely to change anyway. No complaints - professional development IS on offer.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing. We have faith in you, and we appreciate the latitude you give us to do our best work. Very refreshing to be able to critique a management team and reach that conclusion.

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Workplace Systems Photos

Workplace Systems photo of: Workplace Hackathon - Engagement in Action @Workplace...yes we will be awarding points and prizes - Workplace Hackathon
Workplace Systems photo of: Collaborating on productivity to make a difference - Workplace Hackathon
Workplace Systems photo of: Deep concentration - MK Hackathon
Workplace Systems photo of: Workplace Hackathon - So how many points have we got now?
Workplace Systems photo of: The Workplace NRF2016 team - Team Building in Times Square in New York
Workplace Systems photo of: Retrospectives & Planning in Action at MK Dons
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Workplace Systems Interviews

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    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in London, England
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    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Workplace Systems (London, England) in July 2014.

    Interview

    Telephone Interview followed by 1st and 2nd interview: First was a question and answer session with two people lasted about 1 hour followed by a second interview which consisted of a15 minutes presentation in front of 2 people followed by further questions lasted about 1 hour. A mixture of diffcult and easy questions.

    Interview Questions

    • How do you close a project?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    Negotation phase was handled by the recruiter.

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Company Updates

  • http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vIQVz

    Go Outdoors accelerates big plans for the future with Smart Schedules - Workplace, Employee Scheduling

    Go Outdoors, the UK's largest outdoor leisure retailer, have signed a 3 Year deal with Workplace for the deployment of Smart Schedules™ across their 54 Stores and 2000 employees. Go Outdoors opened their first store over 40 years ago and consistently built on their reputation for excellent customer service.

  • http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vIQVw

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Workplace Systems Awards & Accolades

  • Best Companies to Work For 2016 - 2 Star Accreditation, Best Companies Group, 2016
  • Best Companies to Work For 2015- 1 Star Accreditation, Best Companies Group, 2015

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