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Interserve Reviews

Updated July 24, 2017
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Interserve Chief Executive Officer Adrian M. Ringrose
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Pros
  • Generally an average employer - good working environment, good team, respectful and progressive organisation (in 7 reviews)

  • There are good people doing great work (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • Weak middle management, out of touch senior management (in 7 reviews)

  • Poor management decision making, or more accurately a lack of decisions made by management (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Interserve review"

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

    I worked at Interserve full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Lovely office,
    lots of great colleagues who are also lifelong friends now,
    Flexibility
    Chance for progression
    Fun

    Cons

    Could have been managed better at times
    Certain people tried to step over other people to get where they wanted / have their way

    Advice to Management

    work together as one


  2. "Piping Construction"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Engineer in Muscat (Oman)
    Former Employee - Project Engineer in Muscat (Oman)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Interserve full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good freedom of work and culture.

    Cons

    There is very less support from senior management.

    Advice to Management

    None

  3. "Head of risk"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Head of Risk in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Head of Risk in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Job security in a large business.

    Cons

    Being a number due to the size of the company.

    Advice to Management

    People are not just numbers, they have families behind them.


  4. "Interserve 2017"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Interserve full-time

    Pros

    There are good people doing great work

    Cons

    Strategic decisions seem to be made for short term financial benefits not long term growth


  5. "Excellent always there to help"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Healthcare Assistant in Leeds, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Healthcare Assistant in Leeds, England (UK)
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Interserve part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexibility able to work where and when you want choosing if you want to work with adults or children and if you want to work days nights twilight shifts

    Cons

    Being up against different work loads different challenges not every day is the same and each client is different with different learning abilities

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing the great work


  6. "Very good conpany"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Principal Engineer in Derby, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Principal Engineer in Derby, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Huge company lots of prospects, great payers, fair ER process,

    Cons

    None for me, good firm to work for.

    Advice to Management

    Keep on top of you're sevron


  7. "My few years at Interserve"

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    Current Employee - Trainee Quantity Surveyor in Birmingham, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Trainee Quantity Surveyor in Birmingham, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Interserve part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Strong team feeling around the company.

    Cons

    Poor management decision making, or more accurately a lack of decisions made by management. Zero identification of talent in the business and subsequently recognizing and managing this.

    Advice to Management

    Make decisions yourself or empower others to make them. Stop questioning why young staff keep leaving the business when you already have the answers.

  8. "Working for interserve"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Scaffolder in Wilton, North East England, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Scaffolder in Wilton, North East England, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Very good to be employed for.

    Cons

    No cons to be given

    Advice to Management

    None


  9. "Operations"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bournemouth, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bournemouth, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Interserve full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good to provide healthcare provision

    Cons

    Company in transition at the time of take over


  10. "Ok"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Interserve full-time

    Pros

    Good management team in place

    Cons

    Training procedures need to be put in place


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