Pendragon Reviews

Updated 2 Mar 2021

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3.0
46%
Recommend to a Friend
54%
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Pendragon Chief Operating Officer Martin Casha
Martin Casha
16 Ratings
Pros
  • "Challenging yet supportive atmosphere where hard work is recognised and the opportunity to progress your career is there with a willingness to succeed(in 5 reviews)

  • "Despite what may be said TM’s are encouraged to be forward thinking and ambitious(in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • "Poor management, bullied by cliquey groups, no progression opportunities, long hours and bad pay(in 18 reviews)

  • "The training is absolutely useless and in no way prepares you for any of the systems or processes that are in use back at the dealership(in 10 reviews)

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  1. "Great company to work for"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lead CSA 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great management, benefits and staff

    Cons

    None that i know of

  2. "ok but nothing special"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Sales Executive New Cars 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    potential to earn good money but have to work crazy amounts to do it as commissions starts off at £5 per car , good starting salary for car dealership

    Cons

    long hours, managers often over the top and never get praised for your work, nothings ever good enough

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  3. "Great Team, Fair bit of Pressure, Long Hours"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Used Car Sales Executive in Newcastle upon Tyne, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Pendragon full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    + Team + If interested in Cars, get to be around them/drive them. + Pay if you're prepared to work long hours

    Cons

    Long days, bad shift patterns, and it can sometimes be quite hard to make a decent commission depending.

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  4. "Performance driven business"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Manager in Manchester, England

    I have been working at Pendragon full-time

    Pros

    Well rewarded for consistent performance

    Cons

    Central call centre could be better invested in.

    Pendragon Response

    February 23, 2021Talent Team

    Thanks for leaving us a great review. Great to have you on board with us!

  5. "Great company to work for"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Systems Analyst in Derby, England

    I have been working at Pendragon full-time

    Pros

    Pendragon is a great company to work for

    Cons

    I have not found any cons so far working at Pendragon

    Pendragon Response

    February 4, 2021Talent Team

    Thanks for your great review. Good to read that you are enjoying your time with us, thanks for your hard work so far.

  6. "Great product to represent"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - CSA - Customer Service Associate 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Pendragon full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - people at dealership level easy to communicate with - good work life balance too

    Cons

    - just felt like a number within a PLC for higher management

    Pendragon Response

    February 4, 2021Talent Team

    Thanks for your review. Good to hear that you enjoyed working with us.

  7. "Good"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Executive 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good place to work, good employer.

    Cons

    None, overall a good place to work

    Pendragon Response

    February 23, 2021Talent Team

    Thanks for leaving us such a great review. Good to hear you enjoy working with us and thanks for your hard work so far!

  8. COVID-19

    "Not as bad as some reviews make it sound!"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Finance Undergraduate in Nottingham, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Supportive environment Good use of technology

    Cons

    Lack of opportunity to move while in placement role Role was cut short due to Covid-19

    Pendragon Response

    February 23, 2021Talent Team

    Thanks for leaving us a great review. Sorry to hear your role was affected by the pandemic but good to read you enjoyed your time with us.

  9. Helpful (1)

    "Market analyst job"

    4.0
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    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Market Analyst in Nottingham, England

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

    Pros

    Flexible, good atmosphere, sometimes interesting

    Cons

    Strategies are all over the place, pay is an issue for what you do

    Pendragon Response

    February 23, 2021Talent Team

    Thanks for leaving us a review, great to hear you're enjoying your time with us.

  10. "Not a good company to work for"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - TELESALES Representative in Nottingham, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nothing was good everything negative

    Cons

    I was sacked unfairly then I had to appeal and win my appeal. They rhen decided to take me jnto another meeting unfairly. Such a terrible company to work for who doesn't care about their staff.

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