Stagecoach Reviews

Updated July 24, 2015
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Stagecoach Chief Executive Martin Griffiths
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  1. Fun place to work!

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Mount Pleasant, SC
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Mount Pleasant, SC

    I worked at Stagecoach

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great management, time off allowed whenever

    Cons

    No employee benefits, no paid time off

    Advice to Management

    No advice to management. Owners are doing a fantastic job. Adding employee benefits would be a step in the right direction.


  2. Great Company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)

    I worked at Stagecoach full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Go ahead (no pun) and entrepreneurial attitude of Former and Current CEO make it a great company to be with

    Cons

    Not all in Stagecoach Rail Companies adopt Stagecoach ethos. Can (and does) cause conflict

    Advice to Management

    Follow Brian & Martin's lead and you won't go far wrong


  3. driver

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Bus Driver in Newcastle upon Tyne, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Bus Driver in Newcastle upon Tyne, England (UK)

    I have been working at Stagecoach full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    enjoy the driving and meeting people

    Cons

    to many people complain over little things

    Advice to Management

    listen to drivers more


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  5. Cleaning Staff

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cleaner in Canterbury, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Cleaner in Canterbury, England (UK)

    I have been working at Stagecoach part-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good team, free bus travel, vaired work,

    Cons

    Early mornings, cleaning up some unsavoury messes on board.

    Advice to Management

    not everyone is, as company focused as could be.


  6. Very petty company does not respect its staff

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Bus Driver in Porth, Wales (UK)
    Former Employee - Bus Driver in Porth, Wales (UK)

    I worked at Stagecoach full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Local location so fuel costs low and staff bus supplied to bring you to work on an early shift

    Cons

    Backstabbing staff members looking to worm their way up the ladder

    Advice to Management

    Clear out a lot of higher management and replace with people who know the job and respect their staff


  7. PSV Driver for16 years

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - PSV Driver in Cambridge, East of England, England (UK)
    Current Employee - PSV Driver in Cambridge, East of England, England (UK)

    I have been working at Stagecoach

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Morale is good, pay is acceptable and a variety of work

    Cons

    Early shifts, Traffic in Cambridge

    Advice to Management

    Treat us as people


  8. great people but need more investment in them and commitment to culture change

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Stagecoach

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    value employees very flexible lovely people and management great family feel excellent remuneration believe in their employees and give freedom to develop

    Cons

    1 person to do the work of 5 - too streamlined an old culture is still too dominating for relatively few challengers to overpower too much experience with buses and not enough with customers no formal pro-active investment in the development and training of people to keep them current

    Advice to Management

    get someone at the top that doesn't know buses, but knows customers. identify skill-set gaps at every level of management, particularly to do with customer-centric thinking, and give them the time and support to develop them ask people to keep a log of what they're trying to achieve and what is blocking them from achieving it, and change their support levels to help them


  9. no 1 company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Bus Driver in Newcastle upon Tyne, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Bus Driver in Newcastle upon Tyne, England (UK)

    I worked at Stagecoach full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    easy job,good pay.long weekend every 6weeks.uniform provided.excellent bunch of lads & lasses on both sides ie management & drivers etc.

    Cons

    cant think of any.keep your nose clean & youll be fine

    Advice to Management

    none


  10. Not the best or the worst

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Stagecoach

    Pros

    Extra weeks holiday after 5 years service, payed on time every week,

    Cons

    Is to much unpaid time on the shifts, management style appears to be more about breaking staff moral than anything else..shift work as to be expected in bus driving but not well structured shift pattens.

    Advice to Management

    losing to many good staff by not caring about them day to day and with style of management . stagecoach attitude seems to be they are easily replaced but this is a quite short sighted view considering nature of the job.


  11. From Bus Driver to Supervisor

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Garage Supervisor in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Garage Supervisor in London, England (UK)

    I have been working at Stagecoach full-time (More than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Large company, opportunity to travel/branch out.

    Cons

    As is probably usual with large organisations, there is an element of lack of communication between Managers/Directors and the main workforce.

    Advice to Management

    Improve the pay and conditions of the core employees.



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