Virgin Trains Employee Reviews about "good pay"

Updated Nov 29, 2020

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48 Ratings
Pros
  • "Challenging, high responsibility, customer care,established company, good salary, and respectful job(in 6 reviews)

  • "Good Pay and substantial benefits(in 4 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Shift work, shift length, repetitive(in 5 reviews)

  • "I was hired at Virgin Trains West Coast a few weeks ago through an agency called Tate Recruitment(in 4 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Good company

      Jun 26, 2020 - Travel Consultant in Edinburgh, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good pay for how easy the job is

      Cons

      Customer complaints can be aggressive and intimidating

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    2. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Badly organised company

      Jun 26, 2017 - CSA in Preston, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good pay Benefits such as rail travel Good Holidays Options for overtime Paid every minute you work Strong union who are on your side!

      Cons

      Badly organised company Changes direction from one extreme to another Managers un-qualified for management positions Corruption in role progression Different rules for different people

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      Virgin Trains Response

      Lead Talent Partner

      Thanks for your review. I'm sorry you haven't had the best experience with us. Running a company of this size and complexity isn't always easy and we are always working hard to drive improvements in all areas of the business, including people management. Our recent Investors in People Gold status acknowledges our best practice policies for managing people, including fair and inclusive recruitment and promotion activities. The role of our HR department is to be there to support, engage and empower our people. Then in turn our people can be there for our customers. Your feedback will be considered when determining further areas of improvement. All the best for your future career.

    3. 3.0
      Current Employee

      virgin trains

      Mar 17, 2016 -  
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      good teamwork, good pay also

      Cons

      shifts patterns, also the breaks

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      Virgin Trains Response

      Lead Talent Partner

      Thank you for your review. Yes, shifts are not for everyone but a necessary part of working on the front line of a train operating company. All the best - we hope you find a role that better suits your needs.

    4. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good company. But very unstable positions.

      Nov 29, 2020 - Art Director in Miami, FL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good Pay and substantial benefits

      Cons

      Yearly purge & constant change of executives.

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