Neilson Active Holidays Reviews

Updated Jun 30, 2022

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3.9
76%
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68%
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21 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great people, great perks, great work/life balance(in 6 reviews)

  • "Good engagement between head office directors and workers(in 6 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Long hours (so worth it though)(in 15 reviews)

  • "In-resort systems are outdated and inefficient(in 11 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great company to work for!

      May 3, 2022 - Nanny 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Great training provided and opportunity for development in other roles - Good reward package - Fun!

      Cons

      - Long hours can be exhausting

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good

      Feb 13, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great environment to work in

      Cons

      Food could be better for staff

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    3. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      The University of Life

      Nov 24, 2021 - Resort Host 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Fun Great people Good staff treatment Good opportunities for progression

      Cons

      For the summer seasons it is pretty Low pay. Standard long hours for seasonal job

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Great company to work for.

      Oct 13, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great people, great perks, great work/life balance.

      Cons

      Better pay to reflect workload would have been appreciated.

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Remember to wear sun cream

      Sep 22, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Get to use the kit for free Generally, really sound staff intake

      Cons

      Very tiring job Staff food could be improved

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    6. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Good product offering

      Jul 9, 2021 - Marketing in Brighton, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      A really great product with a lot of energy.

      Cons

      Sadly in the latter years of my career here it began to become a bit of a boys club and lost some of the family run feeling. Promotion within the business was incredibly limited and more often than not went to old 'favourites' - mostly men.

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Fun time

      Mar 18, 2021 - Nanny 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Fun, varied work. Working abroad in the sun

      Cons

      long hours, not great accomodation

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Lot of fun

      Feb 6, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in Brighton, England
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      Pros

      lot of fun, would reccomend

      Cons

      Hard work, long hours, lot of fun tho

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Excellent Company to work for.

      Dec 29, 2020 - Chalet Host in Brighton, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great time to play and try something new.

      Cons

      Long hours sometimes without any appreciation

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    10. 1.0
      Former Employee, more than 8 years

      Unprofessional, untrustworthy and borderline illegal

      Jan 23, 2021 - Head Office Employee in Brighton, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      I used to be proud to work here but since the management changed a few years ago it went worse and worse.

      Cons

      Almost everything. The entire company and senior management team are incompetent and only look after their friends or family, everyone else is treated unfairly and HR is unqualified and unprofessional

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    Neilson Active Holidays Reviews FAQs

    Neilson Active Holidays has an overall rating of 3.9 out of 5, based on over 91 reviews left anonymously by employees. 76% of employees would recommend working at Neilson Active Holidays to a friend and 60% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 3% over the last 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Neilson Active Holidays employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.6 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Neilson Active Holidays. This rating has decreased by -2% over the last 12 months.

    76% of Neilson Active Holidays employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Neilson Active Holidays 3.8 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.6 for culture and values and 3.4 for career opportunities.

    According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Neilson Active Holidays to be management, benefits, career development and the cons to be senior leadership, culture, compensation.

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