PageGroup Reviews

Updated 10 Jul 2020

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4.1
88%
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94%
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PageGroup CEO Steve Ingham
Steve Ingham
130 Ratings
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  • "Long hours, but to be expected for this industry(in 197 reviews)

  • "8:00AM - 6:00pm standard working hours(in 62 reviews)

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  1. "Great workplace"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Recruiter in Sheffield, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at PageGroup full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Brilliant environment Thorough and high quality training

    Cons

    Long working hours for all staff

  2. "Fantastic company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Nottingham, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PageGroup full-time

    Pros

    Excellent leadership, great re-numeration package, listen to their employees and take feedback on board, inspirational leadership market leading benefits and a very inclusive culture

    Cons

    Rivalry between the different subsidiaries

  3. "Great Place To Work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at PageGroup full-time

    Pros

    Great CPD/Training - whatever level you reach there's a real focus on developing and improving Flexible approach to working Autonomy is granted but support is there where needed Good mentorship - options for mentors both within and outside of your direct team

    Cons

    No major cons. Being a large company it takes a little while to learn who all your best internal contacts/counterparts are but that's the same as any large business.

  4. "Great"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Recruiter in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at PageGroup full-time

    Pros

    Big business, lots of orogression

    Cons

    Discretionary bonuses are too low

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  5. "Seniore recruiter"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Senior Recruitment Consultant in London, England

    I have been working at PageGroup full-time

    Pros

    the bonus, salary, money, people, culture

    Cons

    the hours, days worked, challenges with clients

  6. "Review"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Managing Consultant in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at PageGroup full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - Good earning potential - Good career development - Flexibility

    Cons

    - High Pressure from senior managers - Depends who's your manager if you do well

  7. "Excellent company to work for, great culture and management"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Managing Consultant in Birmingham, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at PageGroup full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Excellent vibrant fun energetic culture, friendly people to work with, the best training in the industry, realistic KPI's, and real opportunity to progress, very supportive and collaborative environment, operate at a high level providing excellent service, the best balance of everything out of all recruitment firms I have saw and the best recruitment firm I have worked for.

    Cons

    Not great for work-life balance, realistically need to put in overtime to be successful which is quite normal for the industry however the bonus is low compared to others in the industry

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  8. "Tough"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Consultant in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at PageGroup full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Team Career opportunities International options Big brand

    Cons

    Long hours High targets High KpI’s

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  9. "It’s fun if you’re positive"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PageGroup full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Flexibility, pay, colleagues , infrastructure and progression

    Cons

    Pressure, macro pressures of a listed business

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    PageGroup Response

    February 28, 2020Beverley Nicholas, Regional Talent Director

    Thank you so much for your feedback. Our employees are our greatest asset, so we invest a lot of time and resources to make sure that PageGroup is a great place to work. We are very proud to read that you are having a great experience here. This was also reflected in our latest Employee Engagement Survey and we are proud to report, that in the UK, we have an 84% employee engagement. We appreciate that there are pressures to working in a sales environment that don't suit everyone. We try to identify people who will thrive in recruitment by undertaking a thorough talent acquisition process and being honest about the challenges that can arise when you work in a competitive industry.

  10. Helpful (1)

    "Opportunity and Development"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Managing Consultant in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at PageGroup full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Training and Development, Opportunity, Collaboration

    Cons

    Breaking down pre-conceived ideas of the business in clients view

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