The Very Group Reviews

Updated Jan 21, 2021

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  1. "Good company"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Remote, OR
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at The Very Group part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good, caring reliable and rewarding company

    Cons

    Slow progression and not many roles to go to

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  2. "Merch Assistant"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Merchandising Assistant in Liverpool, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Very Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - pay in line with national avg - good holiday allowance - good company benefits - flexible with WFH during the pandemic - good in terms of staff morale, monthly streams with senior mngmt re: performance and strategy

    Cons

    - lack of progression opportunities - very high workload with minimal to no recognition - long hours - capped bonus and pay increase - lack of investment in systems

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  3. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Product Manager in Liverpool, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Very Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Relaxed atmosphere, on site parking and restaurant

    Cons

    Systems needed a bit of an update

  4. "Great Part Time Job"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Warehouse Worker in Shaw, North West England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Very Group part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible Working Hours if on Part Time Great Colleagues and Managers

    Cons

    Minimum Wage Reduced hours when work volumes low

  5. "great company to work for"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Agile Delivery Manager in Liverpool, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Very Group full-time

    Pros

    they look after thier people lots of change tech company

    Cons

    I cant think of any

    The Very Group Response

    January 14, 2021Employer Brand Manager

    Thanks for leaving a positive review, it's great to hear that you're enjoying your time at Very

  6. "Great"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Talent Acquisition in Liverpool, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Very Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very transparent Very knowledgeable Give you all of the tools necessary to suceed Investors in people development

    Cons

    No doing great, keep it up

  7. "Fantastic inclusivity and diversity"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Team Manager in Derby, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Very Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Engagement high, inclusive and diverse culture, fantastic leadership team with clear communicative and understandable goals and objectives

    Cons

    higher turnover due to limited flexible working options

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    The Very Group Response

    January 14, 2021Employer Brand Manager

    Thanks for a fab review. We love hearing your feedback, especially from our newest site Skygate, Derby where things are still relatively new. It's great to know that The Very Group culture is felt across all sites! Have a great day

  8. "Average"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Data Scientist in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Very Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great people, nice atmosphere, flexibility (work start/end time, remote work), good benefits inc. private healthcare, life insurance etc.

    Cons

    Limited career opportunities, average or below average market salary, lots of IT issues, old processes making difficult to implement any changes

  9. "Work life"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Online Assistant in Oldham, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Very Group full-time

    Pros

    Working environment was very good.

    Cons

    Some people were not helpful and sometimes people used to take advantages.

    The Very Group Response

    January 14, 2021Employer Brand Manager

    Hi there, thanks for taking the time to leave a review on your time as an online assistant at Very. The negative experiences you mentioned are not what we want for any of our people and so we will ensure that this feedback is shared internally to understand why this is happening. If you'd like to share any more about your experiences, please drop us a note at glassdoor@theverygroup.com. Good luck in your next role.

  10. "."

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Warehouse Picker and Packer in Leicester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Very Group full-time

    Pros

    All new equipment and clean warehouse, friendly staff and amazing managers💖

    Cons

    Long shifts and costs abit to travel if you live quite far and dont drive!

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    The Very Group Response

    January 14, 2021Employer Brand Manager

    Ahh this is a lovely review. We love hearing about the amazing people we get to work with every day, sounds like a great team spirit over in Skygate! Thanks for sharing.

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