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Europcar Reviews

Updated April 25, 2017
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Pros
  • Smart & Supportive workforce; Good and varied challenging work; Very good work-life balance; Lots of opportunity to grow / progress your career (in 6 reviews)

  • great place to work approachable management, also great incentive scheme (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • Long working hours for management, everything is targeted- some target s are set a push to the limits, (in 5 reviews)

  • No help for progressing just expected to know (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Intern Marketing"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good management, lot of responsibilities for an intern and various tasks.

    Cons

    It's all about reducing costs so the budget is limited, and the expectations high...

    Advice to Management

    Good management. good work environment with good compensation when you work hard.


  2. "Business Development & Operation Director"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits program, company cars, independence in the role and fair human resources management

    Cons

    Like any other "big" di the market, procedures and sometimes too tight and internal communication could be simplified

    Advice to Management

    Keep on working hard as much as you have done till now. It works!


  3. "Great Company"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Pricing Analyst in Watford, East of England, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Pricing Analyst in Watford, East of England, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Made to feel very welcome (especially if you're a new starter), always productive, well managed & working with friendly people within the office.

    Cons

    To have a smaller lunch break as an hour could be to long for some.


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  5. "Overall thumbs up"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    - Watford Head office great place to work
    - great environment / People

    Cons

    - Parking not available on site for everyone
    - Salaries are average - market rates not always reflected

    Advice to Management

    - Company could value employees more so


  6. "Rewarding"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Manchester, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Manchester, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Europcar full-time

    Pros

    Fast paced, rewarding , well incentivised and fulfilling.

    Cons

    Not really a con but the shifts could be deemed for some

    Advice to Management

    Continue to lead by example and invest in development and training.

    Europcar Response

    Apr 27, 2017 – Recruitment Manager

    Thank you very much for your review, great to hear that you feel your role with Europcar is rewarding and well incentivised. Please speak to your manager regarding your shifts, as we try where ... More


  7. "GREAT COMPANY TO WORK FOR"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Rental Sales Agent in Glasgow, Scotland (UK)
    Current Employee - Rental Sales Agent in Glasgow, Scotland (UK)

    I have been working at Europcar full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Fantastic company to work for, love my job. Great place to work. Love all the different cars we have on fleet that we get to drive and see all the features inside. Salary is very good. People are lovely to work with.

    Cons

    Waiting on customers after flight delays

    Advice to Management

    doing a fantastic job


  8. "Amazing Bonus'"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Europcar full-time

    Pros

    great place to work approachable management, also great incentive scheme. working can be very flexible if needed as operation covers 19 hour day

    Cons

    Long working hours some days and also the chance of working till early hours of the morning depending on late bookings


  9. "Great place to work"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Watford, East Midlands, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Watford, East Midlands, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great team, friendly working environment, challenging work.

    Cons

    None that I can think of


  10. "Great Place to Work!"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Leisure Sales in North Watford, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Leisure Sales in North Watford, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great team ethic, highly motivated and friendly staff, opportunities to progress with your career, accommodating, caring and supportive to personal requirements, professional, great working environment.

    Cons

    None that I can think of.


  11. "Customer Service"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Glasgow, Scotland (UK)
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Glasgow, Scotland (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Europcar full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Supportive management, great colleagues. Enthusiastic place to work and positive outlook

    Cons

    Busy during the summer but it makes you thrive. Challenging position

    Advice to Management

    Keep supporting the staff the way you do.


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