Verastar - Would not recommend | Glassdoor.ca
  1. Helpful (2)

    "Would not recommend"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Northenden, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    -No weekend work -Set hours -Free tea and coffee -Free pizza once a month

    Cons

    -Poor staff retention -Not all teams eligible for pay progression -Rewards tend to be orientated towards gaining sales leads meaning staff working in a non customer facing role miss out -My department are not entitled to flexi-time despite being a non customer facing team -Department head allows mood to dictate (already biased) attitude toward staff. Their actions and statements are constantly contradictory -No...

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    Advice to Management

    -Try listening to staff for a change instead of charging in and making changes without a thought for potential repurcussions -Take a more proactive than reactive approach -Educate yourselves on mental health and disability -Take a step out of the dark ages in terms of your practices

    Verastar2018-11-24

    Verastar Response

    December 3, 2018Assistant HR Advisor

    Hi, Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. We are disappointed to hear of your negative experience as we endeavour to ensure all our representatives have a positive experience when working at Verastar. We are always looking at way to improve for both current ...

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  1. "Telesales Hamilton"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Telephone Sales Representative in Hamilton, Scotland
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Verastar full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good environment, get a lot of support, uncapped commission.

    Cons

    Holiday allocation, no sick pay.

    Verastar2019-08-22

    Verastar Response

    August 23, 2019Human Resources Manager

    Hi, Thank you for leaving a review We are pleased you are enjoying your time at Verastar. Ensuring our staff have a positive and friendly working environment is key, as well as ensuring they are provided with enough support and guidance to reach their full potential. Keep up the ...

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  2. "Great place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales in Hamilton, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great sales environment Lots of incentives Commission No evening or weekends

    Cons

    Would like early finish incentives for sales

    Verastar2019-08-15

    Verastar Response

    August 23, 2019Human Resources Manager

    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 are benefiting from our uncapped commission structure. Keep up all the great work!

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