Costa Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated Jan 21, 2021

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Costa CEO Jill McDonald
Jill McDonald
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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

      Barista

      Dec 8, 2020 - Client Service Representative in Hemel Hempstead, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Free coffee and was fun

      Cons

      Low pay and long hours

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee

      fine

      Jan 10, 2021 - Barista 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      fun interesting fast whatever idk

      Cons

      bad management, long hours, a lot of pressure

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    3. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Could be better

      Jan 21, 2021 - Assistant Manager in Cambridge, East of England, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work as a team, fu. Place to work

      Cons

      Long hours, extremely short staff, long wait for pay rise

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      X

      Jan 4, 2021 - Barista in Ipswich, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good company, lots of opportunities for progression

      Cons

      Long hours, very physical work

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    5. 3.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Fun and great job for all

      Jan 8, 2021 - Barista in Manchester, England, England
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      Pros

      Easy and fun work and not too tricky work

      Cons

      Long hours and quite boring sometimes

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    6. 3.0
      Former Employee

      good job

      Dec 15, 2020 - Barista in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good money and good staff

      Cons

      long hours and bad management

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great team!

      Nov 30, 2020 - Barista in Hull, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Community spirit was just fantastic

      Cons

      Long hours on feet unfortunately

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Barista

      Oct 20, 2020 - Barista in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great workmates Free coffee on shift Discounted food and drink (off shift)

      Cons

      Long hours, Understaffed, too many recipes

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee

      A Lovely Environment

      Oct 17, 2020 - Currently Unemployed in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      -made great friendships -I enjoyed keeping busy and was able to adapt to the work quite easily

      Cons

      -sometimes customers were rude and I had to deal with it -long hours was quite draining

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    10. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Excellent Perks

      Oct 13, 2020 - Barista in Leeds, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great Coffee and Staff Members

      Cons

      Repetitive Role and long hours

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