Costa Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated 21 Jan 2021

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  1. "Barista"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Client Service Representative in Hemel Hempstead, England

    I worked at Costa part-time

    Pros

    Free coffee and was fun

    Cons

    Low pay and long hours

  2. "fine"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Barista 

    I worked at Costa part-time

    Pros

    fun interesting fast whatever idk

    Cons

    bad management, long hours, a lot of pressure

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  3. "X"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Barista in Ipswich, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Costa part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good company, lots of opportunities for progression

    Cons

    Long hours, very physical work

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  4. "Could be better"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Cambridge, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Costa full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work as a team, fu. Place to work

    Cons

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

  5. "Great team!"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Barista in Hull, England
    Recommends

    I have been working at Costa part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Community spirit was just fantastic

    Cons

    Long hours on feet unfortunately

  6. "Fun and great job for all"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Barista in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Costa part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Easy and fun work and not too tricky work

    Cons

    Long hours and quite boring sometimes

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  7. "good job"

    3.0
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Barista in London, England

    I worked at Costa full-time

    Pros

    good money and good staff

    Cons

    long hours and bad management

  8. "Barista"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Barista in London, England

    I worked at Costa full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

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

    Cons

    Long hours, Understaffed, too many recipes

  9. "A Lovely Environment"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Currently Unemployed in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Costa part-time

    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. "Excellent Perks"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Barista in Leeds, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Costa part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great Coffee and Staff Members

    Cons

    Repetitive Role and long hours

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