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Major Players Reviews

Updated June 29, 2018
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  1. "You Want To Work Here"

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

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

    Pros

    If you're wanting to get into Recruitment, this is the place to be. The people are young and sociable, yet hardworking and driven. It is an autonomous working environment which is clearly working for us. The work hard, play-hard mentality is alive and thriving at MP.

    There is potential for EVERYONE to develop on their own terms and the support and training around this is solid.

    The people and culture are amazing and the incredible benefits scheme is the cherry on top.

    Trust me, you want to work for MP.

    Cons

    Absolutely nothing bad to say!

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing.


  2. "Senior Consultant"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Technical Consultant in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Senior Technical Consultant in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great team and have a great presence in the market! Definitely chose the right company! Oh, unlimited holidays too!

    Cons

    No laptop for out of hours work. New desk on the Tech side so uphill struggle but that's part of the challenge

    Advice to Management

    Higher bonus for higher earners

  3. "Resourcer"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Resourcer in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Resourcer in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Really supportive environment, great training scheme, FREE FOOD, cool incentives, and great work perks

    Cons

    not much sunshine within the office, salary levels unclear, not enough dogs in the office


  4. "Great company to work for"

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

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

    Pros

    Fantastic welcoming atmosphere and top quality training for new employees

    Awesome, super sociable culture - I don't know of another company that has such an inclusive atmosphere and in which everyone is genuinely mates with each other

    A bar which is fully stocked with booze that opens every Friday at 4.30

    Very strong brand within the creative industries

    Consultants have, and are encouraged to develop , deep understanding of their markets

    Senior Management engage with and really value every single member of the organisation, no matter what level

    State of the art IT infrastructure

    Unlimited holiday

    Great location bang in the middle of Covent Garden (not so great for the wallet!)

    Cons

    Difficult to please everyone in terms of music so it's constantly being changed

    Lack of natural light

    Running out of space!

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing and keep learning and evolving even as the company continues to grow


  5. "5 glorious years at this most wonderful of agencies"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Recruiting Manager in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Recruiting Manager in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Major Players full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Specialist consultants who genuinely care about their clients, their candidates, their colleagues and the wider business.
    Top notch marketing and social media offering.
    Investment in the people working for them is 2nd to none.
    Superb social scene with amazing bar, great events and many a fun night!
    Healthy commission with the ability to hit the heights for those who drive to excel.
    The leadership team respond to suggestions and feedback, and whilst maintaining a consistent drive for excellence are flexible enough to try new things.

    Cons

    Ermm..... more Roxy Music on the radio??
    Maybe more industry experts to come in and speak to teams about their disciplines - upskilling by those in the industry, which won't feel like classroom learning.
    Genuinely struggling to think of any, as very little room for improvement.

    Advice to Management

    Keep going, keep doing what you're doing, keep hiring people who will make a difference and do all you can to retain those who don't just work hard but add something a little special to the place. And keep that bar nicely stocked ;-)


  6. "Fantastic and innovative place to work"

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

    I have been working at Major Players full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Collaborative, forward thinking, Flexible, Diverse,

    Cons

    None, it is all working well

    Advice to Management

    Keep employing a cross section of the workforce eg working parents (like you already do)


  7. "Just wow"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in London, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good location
    Some good looking members of staff
    Good database

    Cons

    Too many people that think they are better than the person next to them

    Low salaries and poor commission

    High staff turnover

    No windows, can get clostraphobic

    Advice to Management

    Help develop more junior consultants

    Pay better

  8. "Consultant"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Major Players full-time

    Pros

    Gorgeous office, amazing location in Covent Garden

    Cons

    Horrifying leadership, shockingly high turnover of staff

    Major Players Response

    Dec 13, 2017 – chairman

    Wow, it is so disappointing to read this. MP clearly didn't work out for this ex-employee!
    Just on a point of fact, our staff turnover in 2017 is actually 30% which is well below the industry... More


  9. "The best company to work for"

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

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

    Pros

    Such a welcoming and supportive environment, friendly atmosphere. There is of course hard work but there is a lot of team work.
    Next to Covent Garden, packed full of restaurants and shops
    Nice benefits scheme
    Support and development

    Cons

    No windows but you can always step outside for some fresh air
    Would love more fruit/food options
    Wifi for personal phones could be better

    Major Players Response

    Dec 6, 2017 – chairman

    Thanks for your comments. They reflect what we are trying to achieve so big tick there! Many people talk about trying to achieve a" family" feel to their businesses but that scares me! Families fight... More


  10. "Working at MP"

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

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

    Pros

    Great training and development, fantastic clients, and a working culture that is hard to beat. Forward thinking and open to change.

    Cons

    No options for flexible working at consultant level

    Major Players Response

    Nov 23, 2017 – chairman

    Great review thank you. MP is such a collaborative environment that flexible working is difficult to offer to everyone. We do however offer it on a case by case basis where we are supporting a... More


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