Costa Employee Reviews about "flexible working hours"

Updated 20 Jan 2021

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Pros
  • "Good discount, free drinks and food(in 128 reviews)

  • "Flexible working hours of course depending on the location(in 75 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Long hours shifts patterns stress(in 115 reviews)

  • "Minimum wage possible and not good tips(in 49 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Good Times

      20 Jan 2021 - Student in Weston-super-Mare, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very flexible hours for a student

      Cons

      Long shifts and can get repetitive

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Enjoyable experience to work around studies

      12 Jan 2021 - Barista in Henley on Thames, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible Working Hours to work around studies Amicable Atmosphere

      Cons

      Disorganised Management in some cases

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good people & Hours

      29 Dec 2020 - Barista 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good people to work with & very flexible working hours to balance around other stuff

      Cons

      Pay is not the best for young staff

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    4. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Amazing team

      2 Jan 2021 - Barista in Stafford, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      -great team to work with -company benefits -flexible hours

      Cons

      -no negatives working at costa

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good stepping stone

      21 Sep 2020 - Barista Maestro Costa Coffee in Bedford, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - good progression can get into management within a couple of month if you work hard enough -learn cash handling, team leading and how to run a shop -good pay as they dont pay by age -flexible hours

      Cons

      -can be short staffed and have to work a lot -drive thru are a nightmare and personally dont think the pay is enough for the load of work you have to do -can get to exhaustion easily -repetitive

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Part time at Costa

      17 Oct 2020 - Customer Service in Falkirk, Scotland, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible hours, and good environment

      Cons

      Very busy and could get stressful

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee

      What it's like

      6 Oct 2020 - Barista - Starbucks 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible hours whilst I study at university

      Cons

      Open early and shut late

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    8. 4.0
      Former Intern

      Good Company

      6 Oct 2020 - Student in Oxford, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible working hours. Good training.

      Cons

      Long and busy days. can be stressful

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Learned a lot about coffee, friendly atmosphere

      27 Aug 2020 - Barista Costa Coffee in Coventry, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good training at the beginning fair salary flexible working hours very understandable managers

      Cons

      the shop is open till 10 p.m. which is a little bit too late for a coffee shop

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    10. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Good to work for

      6 Dec 2020 - Barista Maestro in Manchester, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good discounts flexible working hours

      Cons

      Career scope not great, nowhere to progress

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