Thomas Cook

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Very good company

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Former Employee - Market Director in Miami, FL
Former Employee - Market Director in Miami, FL

I worked at Thomas Cook full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

Wonderful people who show a passion. Dynamic organization that promotes from within where it makes sense. Great external development plan.

Cons

Checks and balances were weak. Subsidiaries not aligned to parent strategy. Salaries were below market averages.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Leverage your core assets and look for partnerships to get you to the next level.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    A great place to build a career

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Peterborough, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Peterborough, England (UK)

    I have been working at Thomas Cook full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Welcoming atmosphere, a lot of honesty, few pointless meetings, no 'old boys club' feel, a good feeling of optimism.

    Cons

    Huge company-wide transformation which makes things a little confusing at times, some out-dated, out-sourced approaches to things like IT but credit where it's due, that's all changed and there are actual English people working for us.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try to move more things back to the UK, overseas is good but you can create more opportunity at home if you open up more. Also do something about the sheds we work in!!!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Not the easiest environment to work in

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    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Peterborough, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Peterborough, England (UK)

    I worked at Thomas Cook

    Pros

    The company is in a transformation stage and definitely on the right track. New senior management have defined a vision for the future and are committed to delivering it.

    Cons

    Business units tend to work in silos and frequently display "sibling rivalry' traits. There is a constant power battle at middle and senior management levels.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to the concerns of your people. They genuinely want to embark on this journey with you but need to feel they are part of the team.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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