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3 days ago

x2 Lead Dev ASPNET Contract - 6 Months – new

Computer Futures Hampshire

x2 Senior C# ASP.NET Developer - 6 Month Contract Up to 400 per day Our client, a market leading financial organisation based in Hampshire is seeking… Adzuna

30+ days ago

.NET Developer

Computer Futures West Sussex

technologies. You will need a solid background in -: - .NET - MVC - C# - SQL If this is a role and a sector you feel you would like to work in then… Glassdoor

30+ days ago

Developer- Java, #45k

Computer Futures West Sussex

able to learn as you go. This is an ideal role for someone who is looking for a step up into a mid level role, someone who is still looking to learn… Glassdoor

6 days ago

Senior Software Consultant - West Sussex - £Neg

Computer Futures West Sussex

• Projects are focussed on the Defence industry, with additional work being carried out in the Energy and Transport markets. • Be able to… Glassdoor

19 days ago

Infrastructure Engineer - Windows, VMWare, Cisco

Computer Futures West Sussex

You will be interested in expanding your technical horizons and be adaptable to change working in a high availability, high transactional… Glassdoor

30+ days ago

ASP.NET / C# / MVC Web Developer - Petersfield - #45

Computer Futures Petersfield, England

modules such as credit card processing, diary systems, workflow and departmental team management. - Various MS SQL database integration and… Glassdoor

6 days ago

Senior Software Developer

Computer Futures Petersfield, England

- ASP.Net - Entity Framework - WCF - MVC 4 - HTML / CSS / jQuery - SQL Server 2008 - Test Driven Development This role is paying up to… Glassdoor

30+ days ago

Business Software Tester #35

Computer Futures Petersfield, England

, Skills and Experienced Required - Extensive experience in developing and executing tests (manual and automated) - Extensive experience in testing… Glassdoor

30+ days ago

Senior Software Developer #48

Computer Futures Petersfield, England

on board who can really buy into this growing company. If you are a talented software specialist, with good experience of developing in C#, C#.Net… Glassdoor

30+ days ago

Data Analyst - SQL / SSRS

Computer Futures Petersfield, England

Computer Futures are seeking a Senior Database Developer to work for our market leading client based in Petersfield The purpose of the Database… Glassdoor

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    Former Employee - Trainee Recruitment COnsultant in Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
    Former Employee - Trainee Recruitment COnsultant in Frankfurt am Main (Germany)

    I worked at Computer Futures Solutions


    * Great office location
    * Office is in a nice building
    * Young team
    * Job where you do not have to think


    Where should I start? I worked at CF for 3 months. I got lured into the "glamour"and good pay of their aggresive recruitment campaign and was too naive to see the truth beihind their lies. It was clear to me after about 3 weeks that this is not a company I want to work. The work environment is not good, the work you are doing is boring, repetitous and downright degrading and not respected by the business world. In addittion to this, the management is extremly unprofessional.
    I have resigned about 2 months ago and am now working in a "normal" company which ich like heaven compared to CF.

    Work at CF starts at 08:30. You will be considered lazy if you are not there by 8:00, and do not considere coming even one minute past 8:30- ever. It is not accepted and you will get "punished"' by your manager meaning that you will cover the phones during lunchtime.
    At 8:30 a team meeting takes place, where you present you day plan and it is painstakenly discussed what you do that day- by the minute. This is pretty funny considering you more or less do the same thing everyday. During this meeting your personal KPI (Key performance Indicatiors) will be set. Several times a day (and if your unlucky several times an hour) you will checked if you are doing what you are supposed to be doing and if you will reach your target. This is usually acompanied by rude language.

    From around 9:00 till 13:00 the first part of the day starts. This is 99 out of 100 times canvass calling- it is expected that you are on the phone for at least 90 minutes and this ofcourse is also checked. Calls will be either cold or existing clients from the database. This is usually rather depressing work most people you call do not want to be called by you and do not respect you.(which I can understand, as we sometimes end up calling them several times a week)

    at 13:00 til 14:00 you have a lunch break. This is totally inflexible so you better be hungry at 13:00, because this is also the only break you will have during the day. No other breaks are allowed- if you are lucky you can get a glass of water or go to the toilet- but make sure you keep it under 3 minutes !

    at 14:00 sharp- and dont be one minute late! the afternoon "'shift" begins, which usually deals with the recruitment side of the job- interviewing people, searching for profiles etc. In the afternoon you also have to do your daily "mailshot" which is basically another word for spam. Aim is to send CVs out to as many managers as possible. In this company you are activly encouraged to spam your clients. ( ofcourse they dont see it as spaming, but the rest of the world does, including the annoyed clients).
    Ofcourse you need something to spam your poor clients with- these are typically CVs of people who do not know that their CV is being send around the country, and sometimes even CVs of people who have explicitly told us they do not want cf to send out their cv to anyone. This is ignored. Ofcourse all names are removed from the CV - and then their are ruthlessly send around the country.

    Work officially end at 17:30, but dont EVER think you will be able to leave the office at that time - if you leave before 19:00, you will get strange looks.( ok to be fair exept on fridays, there they allow you to leave at 17:30 every now and then)

    There are a lot of other things I do not like about this company, I think I could write a book about it. One last thing I wanted to share with you, is that computer futures is part of a holding called sthree. Sthree has a lot of recruitment brands including Huxly associates, JP gray, progressive, real resources, orgtel and others, and they all operate the same way. If you are ever approached by one of these companies beware!!!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    1.Give your employees more freedom - be more flexible when it comes to working hours
    2. One of the companies values is respect. Respect is in my opinion not seen anywhere in the company. Use of swearwords is totally normal- this has to be changed.

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