I have been working at Electrocomponents full-time (More than 8 years)
Varied and interesting work, coupled with competitive benefits package
Too much to list. This company is so horrendously incompetently run, particularly in IT, with an enormous influx recently of contract labour and people ill qualified to do the job they are being paid for. The result being that what was once a very well oiled machine and fun environment to be part of has turned rapidly into a bureaucratic, inefficient and clueless organisation that saps employees of any little motivation they still have left. It has been soul destroying to watch the negative changes and demoralising on a daily basis to try and actually achieve anything. Electro has recently announced major organisation changes and they are desperately needed, and announced about 3 years too late,
Advice to Management
Go back to basics, remove the unnecessary and complicated bureaucracy and employ fewer skilled people and actually empower them to do a better job. We could deliver far, far more with far, far less people if we had better management and direction.