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4.3
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88%
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High Society CEO Fergus O'Loghlen
Fergus O'Loghlen
58 Ratings
Pros
  • "Very flexible work time which can perfectly suites to every student who need an extra income from time to time or full-time during holiday(in 21 reviews)

  • "Office staff and friendly and helpful(in 19 reviews)

Cons
  • "Pay includes holiday pay so is hard to tell if it is good or not(in 7 reviews)

  • "The targets placed on the office staff are unrealistic and create a unpleasant amount of stress on the events staff(in 6 reviews)

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  1. ""LOVE IT""

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    Current Employee - Cocktail Waitress in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at High Society part-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    So, joining I just thought I was getting another job. I couldn’t have been more wrong! This company has excelled in every area. Having worked for several hospitality companies previously, I had an opinion of the industry, but I found working for this company to be by far the most gratifying experience. I also received good tips at The Royal Albert Hall, doubling my salary most weeks. The office Account Managers do...

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    Cons

    The initial uniform purchase, as my old clothes were tired and they wanted clean crisp white shirts etc.., but in the end everything was paid for very quickly.

    Advice to Management

    Thanks so much for my time here.. I still have a few shifts left..

  2. "good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at High Society part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good work in a team environment

    Cons

    low pay given the work is meritocratic

  3. "Waitress"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at High Society part-time

    Pros

    Flexible work hours and friendly coworkers

    Cons

    Can be fairly mundane, little variation across shifts

  4. "What you expect"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at High Society part-time

    Pros

    Easy to book onto shifts and staff were helpful

    Cons

    Work can be fairly mundane sometimes.

  5. Helpful (1)

    "Waitress"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at High Society

      Pros

      Great company to work for - teach you on the job and pay is perhaps better than its competitors.

      Cons

      You have to re-do training after a few months not working for them.

    • Helpful (2)

      "Fantastic opportunities!"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at High Society full-time

      Pros

      Working for High Society offers flexible work which is easy to work around studies or any schedules. There is a huge range of events around London from working in a sports events at Twickenham Stadium to private backstage events at some of the most exclusive venues! They offer lots of progression within the company and constantly opportunities to develop new skills! The best aspect about working for High Society is...

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      Cons

      None! High Society provides the flexibility to adapt work around your life.

      Advice to Management

      None, they are always so polite and bubbly to every member of staff!

    • Helpful (1)

      "Friendly and Helpful management"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at High Society part-time

      Pros

      Ad. hoc. work run effectively and simply

      Cons

      places on shifts are taken quickly

    • "Temp work at High Society"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I worked at High Society part-time

      Pros

      They provide flexible work. They provide taxis for shifts that finish after 11 pm.

      Cons

      Not that many shift opportunities.

    • "Team Player 2018"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at High Society part-time

      Pros

      Flexibility over your own pay

      Cons

      Long hours (active) Unpaid shorter travel Harsh managers at some venues Very little information

      Advice to Management

      More information sooner, please

    • "Nice company"

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      Former Employee - Server/Waitress 

      I worked at High Society

      Pros

      Got to pick and choose what hours or days you could work. Great and interesting work venues all over the City of London.

      Cons

      Usually working with different people every shift, so hard to make friends.

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