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Stressful and fraught, no sleep and crazy shifts

Bus Driver (Current Employee) Guildford, England (UK)

ProsGood Money for the Job
Worked with some great people

ConsManagement were oblivious to Staff Concerns
You were disciplined at the drop of a hat
To get anywhere near justice you had to fight
Union reps were worse than useless

Advice to Senior ManagementListen more to your staff than you ever did to your passengers
Get off your backsides and get out at least once a week to do a driving shift, see it from the other side

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 and lively

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

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

    Pros: The salary, pension scheme, sick benefits and free family travel Cons: Shiftwork, politics within company, bad management in some cases Advice to Senior Management: Listen to your drivers more and do more to boost… More

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    I love my job, the public are amazing, it's what you make of them xx

    Bus Driver (Current Employee) Tamworth, England (UK)

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

    Pros: The pay isn't too bad, love the banter at work, at a point in the company where I am being acknowledged for my… Cons: Mostly the shift patterns, would not have been able to… Advice to Senior Management: Remember we have lives and families outside of work. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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