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Three Reviews

Updated August 16, 2014
Updated August 16, 2014
76 Reviews

4.2
76 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • It's like going to work within your extended family, a laugh, a giggle, a fun working environment (in 8 reviews)

  • What's great, is that you can make a difference if you are a go getter (in 3 reviews)


Cons
  • low basic pay, no career progression (in 2 reviews)

  • Poor salary and incentives at the advisor level (in 2 reviews)

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  1.  

    Amazing team to work with very helpful in every way!

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Associate  in  Cambridge, East of England, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Cambridge, East of England, England (UK)

    Pros

    I love working in the environment, because every one provides each other , some motivation to succeed in the targets, they have a realistic target for every individual.

    Cons

    I have still to review these.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    store management is good, they have very good acknowledgement for every staff member. More like a college friend environment, I don't feel I am working and I also meet and sometimes exceed target's.

  2.  

    A company that really lives up to it's values, empowering it's people and offering great benefits with work life balance

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Maidenhead, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Maidenhead, England (UK)

    Pros

    Great culture. Friendly, relaxed. You can be yourself and not judged. You are empowered to make your own decisions and have the freedom to do what you need to do. Training is fab and your career development is well supported. The management team are an awesome force who are trusted to deliver and do deliver but in a personable and engaging way.

    Cons

    There is nothing that I would consider a con at Three.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep doing what you are doing. You are very unique and what you have is working well - don't change.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Decentish company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager

    Pros

    The target based monetary rewards can be very very good. Better than most networks (have worked for Vodafone, O2 and Orange) training is decent and the working hours are flexible and not straining.

    Cons

    Area managers are often found to micro manage. Conflicting messages from Company and Area managers. The company pushes the whole "Brand" factor but you are not paid on NPS scores, rather hitting volume targets, which the area Managers will drill into you on a daily basis. recruitment internally within Three is poor. You will always seem to get an interview, but will always seem to end up with the same stock refusal answer "we wanted to hire someone with experience"

    Why didn't you say that at the interview!

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Fast moving, exciting and challenging place to work

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    The company is going through a really exciting time and there are loads of opportunities if you are prepared to grab them. The people you get to work with on a daily basis are all bought in to the company culture and behaviours, which makes having conversations with people much easier.

    Cons

    The speed at which things move and change at Three can sometimes be challenging but it is also part of the reason I love working there. There are a lot of demands made of you but equally that opens up lots of opportunities.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    A fun and inspiring place to work - would definitely recommend :)

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Maidenhead, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Maidenhead, England (UK)

    Pros

    The people make Three amazing and create an enjoyable atmosphere at work. It is an innovative, fun, exciting, fast paced and challenges the industry for the benefit of its customers. The head office locations are fantastic for transport links too.

    Cons

    Three could live more by it's behaviour of being 'open and honest' e.g. sharing salary bands with employees, providing more clarity on the annual bonus process/decisions and understanding where we sit in the nine box grid. Line managers need to be able to have such constructive conversations where improvements are required and/or in order to develop them effectively.

    The exciting fast pace brings a draw back of creating a high volume of work with conflicting priorities within teams and departments. We keep saying that we need to do less better but we just do more and more...

    We need better/more up-to-date technology to do our jobs effectively. This would also ensure we didn't need to use our own personal devices.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More commitment from management to develop their direct reports. Employees need formal/structured development plans and career opportunity or progression conversations.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Great Company - they have the culture right and are certainly heading in the right direction!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Resourcing  in  Maidenhead, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Resourcing in Maidenhead, England (UK)

    Pros

    The ever-changing nature of the business means that you are constantly kept on your toes, in my role I am given the autonomy to shape it and I enjoy the variety and culture of the business.
    There is lots of opportunity for change and doing things differently, which makes for exciting times!

    Cons

    There isn't alot of structure in place and we aren't working with the best technology to make our roles more efficient for the business's sake. I think with that in place and the right mind-sets we really could adapt the same pace of change of our industry.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I think there is a degree of flexibility in the business but there could be more, in terms of working locations and core hours.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    So far, so good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - LTE Principal Tech Authority  in  Reading, England (UK)
    Current Employee - LTE Principal Tech Authority in Reading, England (UK)

    Pros

    The holidays, work hours and the workplace

    Cons

    Distance from my place, old building, no parking lot for everyone

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    The experience was good. It is a good place for someone who is going to work in the retail environment.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Assistant Store Manager  in  Edinburgh, Scotland (UK)
    Former Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Edinburgh, Scotland (UK)

    Pros

    The salary was one of the best if you are working part time or in lower positions.

    Cons

    The promotion structure is good but you can expect small increment in salary were as an outside candidate gets paid more than you.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Control on unrealistic targets and focus on employee satisfaction

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Good working environment

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    good commission structure, relaxed working environment

    Cons

    low basic pay, no career progression

    Recommends
  11.  

    Awesome!!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative  in  Mālād (India)
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Mālād (India)

    Pros

    Cool place to work, this company really follows work hard party harder motto.

    Cons

    None but one mgmt is a bit attitude conscious

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please be transparent about what changes need to be done for personal growth

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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