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"Good salary and perks, some issues with senior leaders"

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Current Employee - Sales Manager in Staines, England
Current Employee - Sales Manager in Staines, England
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at British Gas full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

Well paid at all levels, lots of employee support and training available. Once outside of the call centre the environment changes - lots of autonomy and you do feel like you are contributing. Flexible working available in some roles - home working for example.

Cons

Senior leadership team change frequently, re-organisations are frequent (although lots of support and options if affected). Lots of "just do it" instructions from SLT

Other Employee Reviews for British Gas

  1. "Friendly environment but lacking in vision"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Staines, England
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Staines, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at British Gas full-time

    Pros

    Friendly, supportive team, good place to learn

    Cons

    Hierarchical, lack of clear strategy, industry under pressure

    Advice to Management

    Share the strategic vision with employees to inspire them, especially after a re-org


  2. "Heating Sales Advisor"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at British Gas full-time

    Pros

    Nice people, good benefits, including company car

    Cons

    Micromanaged, 12-14h days, big discrepancy between the workload and reward

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