Barrhead Travel Reviews

Updated Nov 17, 2021

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2.8
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Jacqueline Dobson
29 Ratings
Pros
  • "Growing talent from within is very important to Barrhead Travel(in 14 reviews)

  • "It is unusual to have a business lead by a senior management team who have worked their way up through the ranks, within the business(in 8 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "The senior management treat their staff like children in a very dictatorship-like environment(in 13 reviews)

  • "Working for Barrhead Travel was genuinely the most miserable point in my life(in 9 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great team

      Nov 17, 2021 - Sales Advisor 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great company to work for. Good support and training

      Cons

      No cons. Well managed business

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    2. 2.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Pre Covid

      Nov 2, 2021 - Sales Consultant in Glasgow, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Salary was decent for sales

      Cons

      Do not care about staff ~ very old fashioned and behind the times in the way they run the business

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    3. 1.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Avoid

      Nov 8, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      None absolute nightmare to work

      Cons

      Take your pick , dishonest , bullying

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    4. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Good Company

      Sep 12, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Easy going people and trustworthy company

      Cons

      minimum wage, no flexi time

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good experience

      Jun 29, 2021 - Branch Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good bonus system in place for sales staff and managers

      Cons

      Lack of development opportunities for experience managers

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    6. 1.0
      Former Employee

      Don’t

      Jul 22, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      None nome none none and oh yeah none

      Cons

      Too many to list here

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    7. 1.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      The pandemic only made things worse

      May 30, 2021 - Sales Consultant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good bonus structure in place

      Cons

      Salary was low and had to work extremely hard to earn bonus

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Fantastic Company

      Mar 9, 2021 - Travel Consultant in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Colleagues are like family Fun place to work Educationals excellent

      Cons

      Targets can be high and pressures to achieve

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great company

      Feb 18, 2021 - Store Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Plenty of good pros in this job

      Cons

      None at all couldnt fault it

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    10. 2.0
      Former Employee

      Unpleasant

      Feb 7, 2021 - Retail Sales Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great discount store on holidays

      Cons

      Management had favourites and if you weren't one you wouldn't last long

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