“Wonderful people, travel benefits, opportunities to grow. Weak areas include IT support and Senior Leadership ”
- Comp & Benefits
- Work/Life Balance
- Senior Management
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
I worked at STA Travel full-time (more than 5 years)RecommendsNeutral OutlookNo opinion of CEORecommendsNeutral OutlookNo opinion of CEO
Great opportunties to travel. Young and young-at-heart atmosphere. Fun activities, upbeat, casual (extremely casual) environment. Very open middle management. Decent pay for entry level and opportunity to grow if you apply yourself.
There is almost no money put into support roles. The support team reports to seperate management in the UK and are given different goals than the sales teams so they do not work as one. Senior management has encouraged them to not work as one due to their own personal conflicts. Most of upper management has been removed as cost savings so communiation iand engagement is poor from their level.
Advice to Management
With STA US being a small company there should be more engagement with leadership. It is frustating to see leaders come to town only to sit in a conference room all day or work remotely from their hotel room. Operations and Sales needs to find common ground as the current situation hurts the business.
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceEasy InterviewAccepted OfferPositive ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied online – interviewed at STA Travel (Lewisville, TX).
Company knows what they want
Got a phone call from HR, came in for my 1 on 1 and had an offer letter by the end of the day.
- Can’t emphasize enough how important it is to ask questions about the company when you go into the interview. When they ask “So, do you have any questions for me?” respond with something thoughtful that will prove your interest in the opportunity. Answer Question
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STA Travel encourages young people to get up (off the sofa), get out (in the big wide world), and get a life (broadened by travel). The company specializes in arranging air transportation for college students and other young adults; it buys tickets from airlines and resells them under its own "Blue Ticket" brand. STA Travel also offers land-based products such as ground transportation, lodging, and tours, and it issues identification cards that enable customers to qualify for discounts. It operates through a network of 400 branches, franchises, and service partners in more...