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Paddy Power Betfair Reviews

Updated 11 December 2017
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Paddy Power Betfair CEO Breon Corcoran
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Pros
  • Some good people still left from the pre-merger paddy power (in 32 reviews)

  • Great office, great people and great friends made (in 24 reviews)

Cons
  • Emptying the machines, long hours not getting the best training (in 24 reviews)

  • Don't be fooled by the Paddy Power cheeky charm (in 18 reviews)

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  1. "I made it. So can you."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Shop Manager in Birmingham, England
    Current Employee - Shop Manager in Birmingham, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Paddy Power Betfair full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good money.
    Promotions.
    A lot of shops within one district so can easily move around to suit you.
    Tips!

    Cons

    Anti social hours.
    Not for the easily offended.
    Abusive customers.
    Plan to do overtime even if you don’t opt for it.

    Advice to Management

    Continue being a rest support for your managers which will then help them be a great support for their team.


  2. "Graduate Programme"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Paddy Power Betfair full-time

    Pros

    Great office, great people and great friends made. The graduate programme is well respected throughout Ireland.

    Cons

    Traffic driving to work, graduate opportunities suffered during the PP and Betfair merger resulting in people leaving. The employee turnover is quite high.


  3. "Team Leader (Cashier)"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Leader in London, England
    Current Employee - Team Leader in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Paddy Power Betfair part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    relative flexibility of schedule. it's not rocket science, you only need basic maths and some communication skills. possibility to move up on the ladder. market leader in the business.

    Cons

    it's retail, sometimes stressful, sometimes unfair...

    Advice to Management

    You need to make sure that you get rid of the useless staff members.


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  5. "Great place to work!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Paddy Power Betfair full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Fun and challenging environment, lots of progression, great colleagues and overall just a very positive and happy atmosphere. Really recommend!

    Cons

    None that I have come across. I really enjoy working here.

    If there are any issues management are very approachable


  6. "Use to be a fun company to work for. Now there's too many rules"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Supervisor in London, England
    Current Employee - Customer Service Supervisor in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Paddy Power Betfair part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Tips, Shop bonuses, Decent staff around & shop locations

    Cons

    management, finding cover, business open hours,

    Advice to Management

    Resort back to old ways


  7. "Chaotic - Hammersmith"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in London, England
    Current Employee - Analyst in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Paddy Power Betfair full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Bright and friendly people
    Dynamic products
    Fresh analysis, techniques & ideas encouraged
    Performance is recognised
    Riverside with showers for running
    Informal feel

    Cons

    Responsibilities are beyond unclear
    Technical debt caused by merger remains huge
    More business seems to take place in Dublin
    Everything else pales into insignificance

    Advice to Management

    Ditch the Matrix
    Just ditch it
    ASAP
    Redeploy the lovely people in this business on specific areas with tangible goals and minimal overlap
    Watch collaboration, accountability and productivity all restore themselves


  8. "Amazing place to work!"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Paddy Power Betfair full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Fantastic people, lots of opportunities for development, competitive pay and benefits, great offices, technology and product is cutting edge.

    Cons

    Nothing major, only positive in my experience


  9. "customer service advisor"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Advisor in Stevenage, England
    Former Employee - Customer Service Advisor in Stevenage, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Paddy Power Betfair part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    subsidies canteen, work from home, games room

    Cons

    managers could help out a bit more on the helpdesk


  10. "Betfair Outbound"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Outbound Agent in Stevenage, England
    Former Employee - Outbound Agent in Stevenage, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Paddy Power Betfair full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Fun environment, perfect for sports fans.

    Cons

    Too much middle management who don't listen.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the staff that carry out the work


  11. "Good company but horrible management passed my week four and eight still got told to leave manager was a complete bully"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - CSM
    Current Employee - CSM
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Paddy Power Betfair part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The staff that I met are now my friends.. Even staff don't like the manager.. The last six months he started for the company four people have left sits there waiting for you mess up then contacts dm dont give you a chance

    Cons

    Manager and dm the way the don't listen and always feels like there on your back

    Advice to Management

    Investigation first before listening to management listen to staff as well as customers and assistant manager


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