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    Former Employee - Deputy Manager in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Deputy Manager in London, England (UK)

    I worked at Gala Coral Group (More than 3 years)

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    Pros

    it's not a individual job u can work there. should be a team work. but not time people let u down.

    Cons

    facing customers, dealing them with racing and sport events everyday. it's not a challenge job once u know the job.

    Advice to Management

    poor management


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    Development Database Administrator Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Nottingham, England (UK)
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    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Gala Coral Group (Nottingham, England (UK)).

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    The role was Development DBA in Nottingham. The first half of the interview went good, although he was going on for 20 minutes about the company, what the role is, then again about the company. Kind of getting lost in what in his thoughts. Right. Then the second part was rather odd. He stopped listening to me, kept staring at my wedding ring, not talking back or interacting like.. he's spaced away! He asked me about 10 questions, not related to warehouse development (!), of which I answered all correctly (confirmed by the interviewer) apart from 1 (I honestly admitted it's been a year I have worked with this and I would have to remind myself of it). Some other questions around what do I know about their systems, reports etc. Upon leaving, I tried to engage into conversation but there was no reply again. I had a phone interview with the same person 2 weeks before and everything went fine. The whole experience face to face was bizarre. I got the impression they don't want to change anything in their ways, a creative mind isn't welcome, 100% Microsoft committed. They apply small fixes instead of solving the base problems. I didn't get the role - have been told I don't have the technical knowledge. No questions related to the role and spec were asked, I have worked on their systems and reports before (which the interviewer seemed to completely ignore when mentioned). A bit frustrated but happy, after this interview experience I wouldn't be confident to work for them with this kind of leadership. Please be aware the role is advertised directly by Gala and by 2 separate recruitment agencies - each has a different job title but same spec.

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Website www.galacoral.co.uk
Headquarters Nottingham, United Kingdom
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1926
Type Company - Private
Industry Arts, Entertainment & Recreation
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

This gaming company is all about helping you celebrate with some games. Gala Coral Group is a gaming company in the UK, with operations encompassing bingo, casinos, and sports betting. It runs more than 150 bingo halls throughout the country, as well as some 30 casinos. The company is also a bookmarker with nearly 1,600 betting shops and online betting sites. Websites include Coral.co.uk, Eurobet.com, Galabingo.com, and Galacasino.co.uk. While Gala Coral Group was formed in 2005 when Gala Group acquired Coral Eurobet, the company can trace its roots to 1926, when Joe Coral ... More

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