De Vere Reviews

Updated 1 Jul 2020

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4.0
80%
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86%
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18 Ratings
Pros
  • "Was a good environment to work in and supportive work place(in 7 reviews)

  • "Good team, helpful members of staff from various hotels(in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • "Long hours, management could be more supportive(in 12 reviews)

  • "Understaffed and poor management at times(in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Not bad"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Food Server 

    I worked at De Vere full-time

    Pros

    Definitely good atmosphere, great team work and synergy

    Cons

    Long hours, low pay normal

  2. "Harrogate Head Office was a good place to work"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Administrator in Harrogate, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at De Vere full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very professional and always willing to train staff which is rare these days. One of the few jobs that actually felt like there was real progression.

    Cons

    Nothing directly related to the work. Crying shame they sold off a lot of their hotel portfolio then laid off more than half of the Head Office staff.

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  3. "Good first job"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Special Events Coordinator in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at De Vere full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - lots of initial training - development opportunities - fun office atmosphere - friendly and welcoming

    Cons

    - old fashioned uniform (Have to wear heals and make up) - no clear progression - no good benefits -

  4. "Pretty good"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at De Vere full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    - free staff lunch - free uniform - job role movement flexibility to an extent - good support system

    Cons

    - none for me

  5. "Not bad if you are a student for part time work, but not for full time."

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Conference Host in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Food, fairly flexible, colleagues are good fun

    Cons

    pay, training regimes, head office arent great and you dont always get rewarded for hard work

  6. "Fab"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Coordinator 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at De Vere full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    One big family. Great company

    Cons

    No progression due to long length of service

  7. "Opportunity of a life time"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Manager in Cirencester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at De Vere full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great support network Fantastic training opportunities Fast track to management

    Cons

    Long hours Big commitment Not paid over time

  8. "Nice place to work"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Wedding and Events Coordinator in Bristol, England
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Different incentives and discounted/free hotel stays

    Cons

    Small offices so not much room for progression

  9. "Great people who work hard"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Food and Beverage Assistant 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at De Vere part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Lots of lovely people, chance build on skills

    Cons

    Long hours, management could be more supportive

  10. "Good salary"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at De Vere full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good team , fantastic location,good training

    Cons

    The shifts are unsociable hours

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