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Verastar Employee Review

Not worth it

1.0
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10 November 2019
Low paid job for the hours required. Current they are looking to reduce the hours. But your going to have to sacrifice your pay. Not worth getting involved as the only reason to stay is the people you work with. But this comes at a great cost to your mental health and your family life due to stress. Seriously not worth it. Take this from Someone with over 10 years at the company. I sincerely wish I left once I gained the knowledge to go somewhere better.
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3.0
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1.0
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3.0
Job Security/Advancement
3.0
Management
1.0
Culture
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Official response from Verastar
28 November 2019
Thank you for taking the time to leave a review.

Working in such a fast-paced environment we recognise it can be a stressful environment at times, but we do try to find a balance by creating a fun and friendly environment and making sure our staff are supported.


We are always looking at ways to improve for both current and existing staff. Therefore, we would like to look into the points you have raised, if you could please provide further details to our HR Department (HR@verastar.co.uk)


We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your hard work and wish you every success in the future
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Official response from Verastar
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We appreciate the time you have taken to leave a review,

Working in such a fast-paced environment we recognise it can be a stressful environment at times, but we do try to find a balance by creating a fun and friendly environment and making sure our staff are supported.


We are disappointed to hear of your negative experience as a Manager, as we endeavour to ensure all staff have the correct and proper training readily available either by other members of staff or on our drive.
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Cons
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Official response from Verastar
24 October 2018
Hi,

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a positive review.


It's lovely to hear you enjoy the vibrant working environment and have such great working relationships with your colleagues.


Keep up the great work!
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