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Stagecoach Reviews

Updated October 19, 2014
Updated October 19, 2014
10 Reviews
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  1.  

    Best experience in a paid position out of University! Great team and great support

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    Former Employee - Communications Executive in Perth, Scotland (UK)
    Former Employee - Communications Executive in Perth, Scotland (UK)

    I worked at Stagecoach full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Encouraged to use initiative and work independently. Colleagues friendly, supportive and inviting. Company ethos is amazing.

    Cons

    Nothing negative to say here, great experience at the company and I would recommend to anyone :)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    My role saw many proposals being presented to management, they made it comfortable and professional environment with support throughout. Great place to work right out of university!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Fun place to work!

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Mount Pleasant, SC
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Mount Pleasant, SC

    I worked at Stagecoach

    Pros

    Great management, time off allowed whenever

    Cons

    No employee benefits, no paid time off

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

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

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    From Bus Driver to Supervisor

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    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)

    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 ManagementAdvice

    Improve the pay and conditions of the core employees.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Bus driving in cwmbran

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    Current Employee - Pcv Driver in Cwmbran, Wales (UK)
    Current Employee - Pcv Driver in Cwmbran, Wales (UK)

    I have been working at Stagecoach full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Job security and reasonable wages

    Cons

    The job can be unsocial and doesnt leave much time for a social life

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    need to listen more to the drivers

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  6.  

    good place to work but feels like your always there!

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    Former Employee - Bus Driver in Sheffield, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Bus Driver in Sheffield, England (UK)

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

    Pros

    four day weekends off. easy to swap shifts and days off with other drivers. well paid and good company pension. tv in the staff room.

    Cons

    very vey long hours. get up, work sleep repeat 10 12 13 days in a row. management always watching you. very under staffed. begging you to work your days off. Too many disciplinaries. No staff canteen.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Its all about money at the expense of common sense

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    Current Employee - Manager in Perth, Scotland (UK)
    Current Employee - Manager in Perth, Scotland (UK)

    I have been working at Stagecoach full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    On paper package is good

    Cons

    Its a very micro managed organisation, in my team we pointed out the shortfalls of a product offering and it was ignored till the people at the top caught up

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to the advice of your own people, stop treating us like a burden

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    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 ManagementAdvice

    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.

  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    employees are just a number not a person.

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    Former Employee - Bus/Coach Driver in Oxford, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Bus/Coach Driver in Oxford, England (UK)

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

    Pros

    The drivers all help each other out,the majority of passengers are nice people and a pleasure to be with. The pay is good, although you tend to work long hours.

    Cons

    Drivers never get any support from the management and you are automatically blamed for any accident until you are proven innocent. The hours can be very long on local service as the don't use a tachograph and are not under the same rules.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    value your drivers, without them you have no business.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  10.  

    A Bullying Culture

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    Former Employee - Bus Driver in Elgin, Scotland (UK)
    Former Employee - Bus Driver in Elgin, Scotland (UK)

    I worked at Stagecoach full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    I cannot see any other than it is only a job and helps to pay a living but other than that nothing.

    Cons

    The staff turnover is very high & that fact proves that they don't care about the employee.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Change the bullying culture.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Doom or Gloom

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    Current Employee - Bus/Coach Driver in Kilmarnock, Scotland (UK)
    Current Employee - Bus/Coach Driver in Kilmarnock, Scotland (UK)

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

    Pros

    For a transport related job the wages are O.K.

    Cons

    Management treat you like dirt and dont believe a word you say.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Learn how to speak to employees like human beings.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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Stagecoach , Edlogan Way, Cwmbran (Photo thanks to Geograph user Jaggery, Some Rights Reserved)
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