The Very Group - All talk, no action and negatives swept under the carpet | Glassdoor.co.uk
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    "All talk, no action and negatives swept under the carpet"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in Speke, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at The Very Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Nothing, it's all fake. Some of the people are nice, but no one in power who can change anything

    Cons

    Honestly the treatment of long serving staff is just abysmal. It's difficult to break down into bullet points how many terrible things I've seen since starting, but a good summary would be "all that glitters ain't gold". They're very clever at hiding how terrible it is for staff who actually work there, in order to being new poor saps in.

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    The Very Group2019-12-06

    The Very Group Response

    December 13, 2019Head of Culture

    Thanks for taking the time to write this review, its so disappointing that your experience with us didn't feel reflective of the standards we set ourselves. We care about all the feedback we receive, its really important so that we can continue to look into our colleague experience. If you'd like to share more about your time with us please get in touch on glassdoor@shopdirect.com. Good luck with your next role and company

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  1. "Good company"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Remote, OR
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at The Very Group part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good, caring reliable and rewarding company

    Cons

    Slow progression and not many roles to go to

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    The Very Group2019-08-04
  2. "Great place to enhance or begin your career"

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    Former Contractor - Complaint Case Handler in Aintree, England

    I worked at The Very Group for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Relaxed working environment. Relaxed dress code. Subsidised Costa coffee. Dart board and pool table

    Cons

    Sometimes the darts are a bit knackered

    The Very Group2020-04-04

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