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Countryside Properties Reviews

Updated Jun 22, 2019

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Ian Sutcliffe
13 Ratings
  1. Helpful (1)

    "Okay Job"

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

    I worked at Countryside Properties full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good people. Good teamwork if your in the click. Okay benefits, sick and vacation time.

    Cons

    Low pay, no communication with higher up. No work life balance. Busy and sometimes disorganized.

    Countryside Properties2019-02-13

    Countryside Properties Response

    February 20, 2019Senior HR Business Partner

    Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. It's great that you have recognised we have good people working here and that our Reward package is positive. I’m sorry that you felt work/life balance and communication wasn’t as you expected. We are committed to making Countryside ...

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  2. "Love my job and culture is improving- some way to go to bring opinions into the 21st century though"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Countryside Properties for more than a year

    Pros

    We build great houses - I have pride in what we do People are nice Relaxed environment and the returbed offices are really nice I can work flexibly and from home if I need to which really helps me to not feel stressed I have a great relationship with my manager and I feel entirely trusted to do my job how it needs to be done

    Cons

    Warley office is so dated - it's embarrassing Some of the managers aren't embracing modern ways of working so it's inconsistent across the business Some management styles are questionable so it's pot luck as to whether your experience is good or absolutely terrible Top level management not interested in understanding their employees, their challenges and their needs Pay rises aren't fair. There's little incentive to go...

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    Advice to Management

    Get out and meet your people Don't underestimate how much more you'll get out of your staff if they feel happy and trusted Also - let's see more women succeeding at the top

    Countryside Properties2019-06-23
  3. "Intense but worth it"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Site Manager in Bishops Stortford, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Countryside Properties full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great experience, hands on approach, lots of responsibility

    Cons

    Demanding, high pressure, busy, face paced

    Advice to Management

    Time management is key

    Countryside Properties2019-06-03

    Countryside Properties Response

    June 4, 2019Senior HR Business Partner

    Hi there and thank you for taking the time to leave a review. It's great to hear that you are given the opportunity to be empowered and take on lots of responsibility. We do work in a fast paced environment and therefore planning jobs and projects and checking in on our employees ...

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  4. "Amazing Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Countryside Properties full-time

    Pros

    Cares about their employees

    Cons

    Weekends off can be tricky

    Advice to Management

    Nothing to advise

    Countryside Properties2019-05-06

    Countryside Properties Response

    May 9, 2019Senior HR Business Partner

    Hi there and thank you for taking the time to leave your review! We really do care about our employees, the environment they work in and overall experience and strive to make this a positive one. It's great that you've highlighted this as a pro! If you are in one of our site based ...

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  5. "Great company to work for - lots of benefits"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Countryside Properties full-time

    Pros

    Training opportunities Competitive salary and additional benefits Flexible working

    Cons

    Would like to hotdesk in different offices more

    Countryside Properties2019-04-12

    Countryside Properties Response

    April 29, 2019Senior HR Business Partner

    Firstly thank you for taking the time to leave your review and its great to see that you have cited training, benefits and flexible working as pro's of working here at Countryside! You've mentioned being able to work at different locations and this will be role dependent. I would ...

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  6. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Countryside Properties full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    -Friendly and welcoming -Focussed on great customer service -Exciting products

    Cons

    -More flexibility needed -Collaboration across the company could improve -More focus on career paths

    Countryside Properties2019-04-09

    Countryside Properties Response

    April 12, 2019Senior HR Business Partner

    Thank you for taking the time to leave your review and its so great to hear that you too find us friendly & welcoming. We are undertaking a project to improve our career paths so keep a look out for this! We also have a Flexible Working policy, so if there is more that we need ...

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  7. "Site agent"

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    Current Employee - Site Agent in Redhill, South West England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Countryside Properties full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Money, benefits and holiday

    Cons

    The management are on drugs

    Advice to Management

    Do less drugs

    Countryside Properties2019-04-03

    Countryside Properties Response

    April 9, 2019Senior HR Business Partner

    Thank you very much for leaving your review. Your comments are of a concern and I'm sure you know we have our Drugs & Alcohol policies and procedures in place to deal with any concerns and we have our Whistleblowing line. I'm keen to understand more about your comment so please ...

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  8. "title"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Countryside Properties full-time

    Pros

    really good working here, people are nice, balanced working style

    Cons

    I have no cons of working here really, I like it alot

    Countryside Properties2019-02-28

    Countryside Properties Response

    March 5, 2019Senior HR Business Partner

    Hi there! Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We love to hear what our employees like best about Countryside Properties and for you its the people and balance with work/life - 2 key points! I wish you a long and successful career with us.

  9. "Excellent company to work for - really care about your progression!"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Trainee in Brentwood, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Countryside Properties full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Feel extremely valued as a graduate. Perks are very good including company car and phone. Post graduate study is funded!

    Cons

    Head office isn’t in London.

    Countryside Properties2018-11-27
  10. "Company with no staff loyalty"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Site Manager in Leicester, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Countryside Properties full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good opportunity to move up the ladder

    Cons

    Your just a number and expendable at any point

    Advice to Management

    Look after your staff

    Countryside Properties2018-11-08
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