Thomas Cook (India) Reviews

Updated March 16, 2015
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  1. Very wide range of experience in legal compliance

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Thomas Cook (India)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    policies are good, keeps employees updated to the rules and regulations. very good company from Learning prospective

    Cons

    Salary is paid to the Forex department less, compared to other departments.

  2. Worst company to work with

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Store Manager - Leisure Travel in Pune (India)
    Former Employee - Store Manager - Leisure Travel in Pune (India)

    I worked at Thomas Cook (India)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Trainings are good, lot to learn, experienced managers give good inputs some times

    Cons

    Very less salary, no growth, politics, no work life balance n u get to see HR only once i.e. at time of joining

    Advice to Management

    Try to be a bit employee centric. Its people who run the company.

  3. Working experience in the business I am serving is not satisfactory.

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    Current Employee - Customer Relationship Executive- Foreign Exchange in Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Customer Relationship Executive- Foreign Exchange in Mumbai (India)

    I have been working at Thomas Cook (India)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    5 days a week is the only pro.

    Cons

    Have to work for extra time without and extra pay

    Advice to Management

    Please keep a tab on the number of hours employees put in.

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  5. Worst Experience

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Thomas Cook (India)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    no targets
    good
    fine for just for fun
    good learning

    Cons

    worst
    no growth
    no weak off
    poor managment

    Advice to Management

    please change

  6. Best in the industry ... but poor work culture

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Thomas Cook (India)

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

    Pros

    Its a pioneer in its field. Hence people interested in the field of tourism / foreign exchange its ok.

    Cons

    Work culture is very bureaucratic. Company is froth with nepotism. Merit & Education have no value. Its a waste for management graduates to be a part of this organization. Designations are meaningless. People across designation do the same work at different salaries. In fact people with the same designation could have a huge difference in their salaries. Stunted growth opportunities.

  7. Medium to go into banks

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    Current Employee - Customer Relationship Executive in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Customer Relationship Executive in Bangalore (India)

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    1. Good launch pad for freshers.
    2. Work-life balance depends on different branches and seasons.
    3. Training is good but very limited.

    Cons

    1. Bossy senior management.
    2. Absolutely ZERO staff benefits in foreign exchange.
    3. No respect for staff comforts. Expects us to be a cow.
    4. No recognition even if you are doing good for the company.
    5. No policy to keep its staff happy.
    6. Salary is pathetic. An MBA graduate with 2 years experience working in less salary than fresher graduate.
    7. Salary of a graduate is just around 15k (take home)
    8. The environment becomes depressing to work in when there is nobody to acknowledge the work you do.
    9. Always short in staff and expects the present staffs to fill the gap.

    Advice to Management

    Change your policy towards taking care of employees and keeping them happy.

  8. No Pros. Only Loss of Life and Career.

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    Current Employee - BAC in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - BAC in Bangalore (India)

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    No Pros. Only Loss of Life and Career.

    Cons

    Zero work life balance, Poor and employee unfriendly HR policies. Corrupt company. Harrasment. Comment to Ladies.

    Advice to Management

    Going to escalate to Employee Welfare Committe, ED and Customs with all proofs.

  9. Great colleagues but rampant favouritism

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    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Mumbai (India)

    I worked at Thomas Cook (India) full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Colleagues, Offsites, Learning opportunities, Top management

    Cons

    Zero work life balance, Poor and employee unfriendly HR policies

    Advice to Management

    Transparent performance appraisals

  10. a great place to work with enthusiasm

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    Former Employee - Customer Relationship Executive in Indore (India)
    Former Employee - Customer Relationship Executive in Indore (India)

    I worked at Thomas Cook (India) full-time (less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Growth can be obtained easily , if you are hardworking.

    Cons

    as of now no cons , its a great work environment,

  11. It was a good learning experience and I will cherish some wonderful memories for a lifetime.

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    Former Employee - Manager in Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - Manager in Mumbai (India)

    I worked at Thomas Cook (India) full-time (more than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    The company has a strong brand, long history, good track record and aggressive expansion plans. The people are excellent to work with and there is a lot of potential for the company to grow.

    Cons

    Internal controls and governance processes need a lot of improvement. Things are still very people oriented and not process oriented. A lot of good employees have quit because of these issues.

    Advice to Management

    Please look at improving internal inefficiencies and I'm sure it will add to the bottom line. Also invest in your employees and listen to them genuinely. These will also result in better employee satisfaction and performance.

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