Comet Group
3.5 of 5 10 reviews
www.comet.co.uk Rickmansworth, United Kingdom 5000+ Employees

Comet Group Reviews in United Kingdom

Updated Mar 16, 2014
Comet Group – Nottingham – “lorry line up”

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Neville Barry Kahn

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43% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Hard work, pay on sales

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Comet Group

ProsGood training
Around new technology all the time

Conssalary is basic and commission based
fast pace active lifestyle
harsh motivated managers

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Hard work but enjoyable

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I have been working at Comet Group full-time for more than 5 years

ProsGreat team, great products. Look after staff

ConsNot very forward thinking. Too slow to react

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Torture

Assistant Buyer (Former Employee)
Rickmansworth, England (UK)

I worked at Comet Group for more than a year

ProsInternal monthly training seminars for new employees

ConsAggressive Attitude of managers, poor office environment, dirty office

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Enjoyable but incredibly demanding.

Store Manager (Former Employee)
Glasgow, Scotland (UK)

I worked at Comet Group full-time for more than 8 years

ProsPeople, dynamic and allowed to run your business.

ConsExpectation at points ridiculous, and pressure that followed also.

Advice to Senior ManagementBe prepared to work hard.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Not bad whilst I was there

Sales Manager (Current Employee)
Kirkcaldy, Scotland (UK)

I have been working at Comet Group full-time for more than 8 years

ProsStrong leadership from many managers but many different styles.
Good product range
Willing to learn and listen

ConsI understand the bonuses are no longer what they used to be for management
High staff turnover
Competition from online retailers makes life difficult in store

Advice to Senior ManagementThe consumer of today needs to see the shop of tomorrow. They need to have the x factor!

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Well, it was nice while it lasted!

Customer Service Advisor (Current Employee)
Harlow, England (UK)

I have been working at Comet Group full-time for more than a year

ProsThe people are great, and I enjoyed the work.

ConsThey have no idea how to handle making people redundant.

Advice to Senior ManagementGet some advice on the how losing a job affects people!!

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Interesting

Customer Associate (Current Employee)
Huntingdon and Peterborough, England (UK)

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

ProsFriendly colleagues and interactive system

ConsLack of on work support facility e.g internet

Advice to Senior ManagementProvide internet facilities in each store as it's needed to demo and sell some of the products stocked

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great

Merchandiser (Former Employee)
London, England (UK)

I worked at Comet Group

Prosgreat family relationship among employees

Consbeing made redundant after 4 years

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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We live electricals

Sales Manager (Current Employee)
Leeds, England (UK)

I have been working at Comet Group

ProsClear company goals and values. Training for colleagues is good and frequent.

ConsProspects are limited and promotions 'given' rather than an interview process followed and the best candidate taking the role.

Advice to Senior ManagementListen to stores feedback more often.

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A good place to work but with better communications from managers, can be great.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Comet Group

ProsFlexible working and ability to spend time with the kids when they are ill is great. The pay for the area is very good. I couldn't go somewhere else and make what I do. As for fairness, I can't say I've ever witnessed bad things. Some people have complained but I haven't seen it.

ConsLack of promotion opportunities. You get to a certain point, and you're not even mangement, and the powers that be decide that's it. Communication is very poor by managers. Sometimes you just don't know what's going on and when you do know, you've found out through the grapevine.

Advice to Senior ManagementHave managers talk more to employees.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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