The Very Group Software Engineer Reviews

Updated 5 Nov 2019

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2 Ratings
  1. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Speke, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Very Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    * Good pay compared to other companies in the region * Onsite gym * Very flexible working conditions

    Cons

    * Could be a bit more transparent * Over reliance on contractors rather than recruiting perms

    The Very Group Response

    Head of Culture

    Thanks for this! Really pleased that you're able to take advantage of our wellbeing offer and that you are liking us enough to give a 5 star rating! It's always our intention to be as transparent as we can - it's so important and thanks for reinforcing that message its something that we'll continue to challenge ourselves on.

  2. "Best recruitment/onboarding process ever received"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Head of Software Engineering in Liverpool, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Very Group full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Very consistent & clear communication Very clear process during recruitment/offer Very visible and accessible exec line Very inclusive and engaging culture Very ambitious and exciting plans

    Cons

    The onsite Costa, Juice bar, and restaurant are far too appealing!!

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    The Very Group Response

    Talent Acquisition Partner - Tech

    That’s great to hear! We are really pleased our new tech hiring process is proving effective. Always open to feedback and we are always testing and learning in order to improve.


  3. "Excellent place to achieve your full potential"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Very Group full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    As a developer I have had full autonomy and the chance to constantly learn and grow. Here I am expected to come up with the new and innovative ideas that keep us ahead of our competitors whilst seeing them through from inception to testing and deployment. Current projects I am working on involve artificial intelligence, machine learning, cloud and infrastructure as code. All really cool stuff :)

    Cons

    When I started I did quite a bit of travel between London and Liverpool

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  4. "Good but many improvements - Part time, was full time until 2 months ago"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Web Design/Developer in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Very Group part-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good industry, interesting fast paced

    Cons

    Sometimes feel like im treated like a kid. Questioned for doing the right thing because people dont understand what I do.

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