I worked at Wesser full-time (Less than a year)
Living somewhere new
Raise money for charity
Before joining Wesser I read the reviews online and was a bit scared about what I was getting myself into. A lot of what people complain about I found isn't the case anymore, and all in all I had a fantastic experience.
This is a demanding job in the sense that it's quite all consuming - you pack up and move somewhere, and live and work with a whole new group of people. Because of the hours - 12-8pm plus travel time - it can be hard to have a work life balance, but if you get on well with your team it's great fun.
I really did enjoy the job itself - it's nice being outside, walking lots and getting to meet new people. I definitely felt a sense of pride that I was doing something meaningful with my summer job, not just pulling pints or stocking shelves. It can get tough when the weathers bad or you've had a lot of no's - no matter how good you are rejection is a huge part of the job. Having said that, when you do get sign ups, the sun is shining and you've had a good day it feels fantastic.
Lack of job security - need to hit targets
Can get repetitive
My only real complaint is the job security - you can be put 'on target' which means you have to achieve the sign ups for the week or you are sent home which can be quite stressful. I managed to avoid this myself but it seems to be pretty common. Having said that, my team leader was great at offering training and advice when asked or needed which was really helpful.
Advice to Management
All in all, if you're looking to do the bare minimum and have lots of down time over summer this probably isn't the best job for you. If you fancy something different, meeting new people in a new area and properly getting stuck in, I'd recommend it. You definitely get in what you put out, and I'd definitely consider doing it again next summer.
I applied online. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Wesser (Manchester, England (UK)) in March 2017.
Was forced to have an interview via Skype seeing as the recruitment staff would have been out of town for at least a week (no problem at all, just stating the fact).
Interview dragged on for an hour and within 15 minutes, any sort of enthusiasm I had for the role was drained.
Seemed more like they were trying to test my patience than actually give me a good, quality interview
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