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Updated October 14, 2018
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  • "Senior Management and a communications black-hole (also improving)" (in 57 reviews)

  • "Unfortunately No career progression internally" (in 51 reviews)

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  1. "Good place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Advisor in Leeds, ME
    Current Employee - Customer Advisor in Leeds, ME
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great, easy, fun, love it.

    Cons

    None, to be perfectly honest

    Advice to Management

    None

    Capita Response

    Feb 5, 2018 – Account Manager

    Thank you for your review on your time at Capita, we hope you continue to enjoy your role!


  2. "Mediocre"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Young people around make it an enjoyable environment

    Cons

    Soul destroying at times, no real progression

    Advice to Management

    Be a bit more enthusiastic, don't chastise employees for not doing anything when there is no work to be done

  3. "Finance Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Finance Manager in Kissimmee, FL
    Current Employee - Finance Manager in Kissimmee, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Capita full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great environment. Great Pay,

    Cons

    Takes time to move up

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!


  4. Helpful (2)

    "Assistant Project Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Capita is likely to recruit you if you have the basic skills and willingness to learn quickly. There are also many opportunities to progress up the company

    Cons

    High staff turnover. You end up feeling like a small fish in a big ocean! The staff turn over is very high, teams are constantly changing


  5. "Too much cost cutting and not enough investment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    People I worked with were great and helpful. I learned a lot

    Cons

    Poor salary and general unwillingness from the top down to promote or keep anyone good


  6. Helpful (3)

    "Support Developer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good location. Just opposite parliament.

    Cons

    Low pay, hard work, treat you as a slave.


  7. Helpful (8)

    "Worst experience I ever had"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Capita full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    I don't think any advantage except location of company.

    Cons

    hopeless management, no transparency in any process, rules are different for different employee,
    rude and arrogant behavior by HR department.

    Advice to Management

    Need improvement in all area. Especially

  8. "Capita"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very interesting and vital software

    Cons

    Poor payers, little training given

    Advice to Management

    See cond


  9. "Senior Executive"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Process Executive in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Employee - Senior Process Executive in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Capita full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    UK based UTILITY company.

    Work for Customer complaints department

    Cons

    Good place to work and work environment is nice

    Advice to Management

    NA


  10. "Overall a decent company"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Belfast, Northern Ireland (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Belfast, Northern Ireland (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Capita full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Relaxed atmosphere, people, a good stepping stone.

    Cons

    Training is very lacking. The wage for what the job entails. Little progression opportunity within the company.

    Advice to Management

    Fix the cons.


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