Thomas Cook

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Das langweiligste Praktikum, das ich je hatte Most boring internship I've had

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Messehost in Oberursel (Taunus) (Germany)
Former Employee - Messehost in Oberursel (Taunus) (Germany)

I worked at Thomas Cook as an intern (less than a year)

(Translated from English)

Pros

Das Arbeitsumfeld bei Thomas Cook ist sehr freundlich und der allgemeine Ruf des Unternehmens ist sehr gut. Mitarbeiter scheinen glücklich mit ihrer Arbeit zu sein.

The working environment at Thomas Cook is very friendly and the general reputation of the company is quite good. Employees seem happy with their jobs.

Cons

Die Arbeitsauslastung variiert erheblich, ich hatte das Pech, dort während eines langsamen Zeitraums zu sein. Aus der Perspektive eines Praktikanten sind die hierarchischen Strukturen sehr verwirrend.

The workload varies dramatically, I had the bad luck to be there during a slow period. From the perspective of an intern, hierarchical structures are very confusing.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Setzen Sie eine klare, einheitliche Kultur und Hierarchie durch.

Enforce clear consistent culture and hierarchy.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    • Senior Management
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Thomas Cook (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great co-workers,
    Great Customers
    Good suppliers

    Cons

    Too numbers focused
    Not enough marketing support
    No support from Senior Management
    Threats if performance is not at their perceived level. $50.00 revenue per hour is not a realistic goal in this economy or marketing place.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
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    Not the easiest environment to work in

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Peterborough, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Peterborough, England (UK)

    I worked at Thomas Cook

    Pros

    The company is in a transformation stage and definitely on the right track. New senior management have defined a vision for the future and are committed to delivering it.

    Cons

    Business units tend to work in silos and frequently display "sibling rivalry' traits. There is a constant power battle at middle and senior management levels.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to the concerns of your people. They genuinely want to embark on this journey with you but need to feel they are part of the team.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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