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Costa Reviews

Updated Dec 10, 2019

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3.2
55%
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Costa CEO Jill McDonald
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Pros
  • "Unlimited free drinks during the shifts(in 92 reviews)

  • "Flexible hours, especially if working a second job or being student(in 49 reviews)

Cons
  • "cleaning and long hours someties(in 78 reviews)

  • "No cons unless you dislike hard work and a busy fast environment(in 39 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Human Resources"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Costa full-time

    Pros

    Good company to work with

    Cons

    Not pay master, need to work on appraisal policy

    Costa2019-05-24
  2. "Barista"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Costa part-time

    Pros

    Good food and drinks

    Cons

    Low pay, feel part of some big corporate system

    Costa2019-10-03
  3. Helpful (1)

    "Assistant manager,"

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    Store Manager in South West
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Costa for less than a year

    Pros

    training, free coffee. Busy business and nice customers.

    Cons

    Not nice environment to work with . No measure for good or bad performance . It depends on favourite .

    Advice to Management

    Make more times to review staffs to understand their need for developing. More fair to everyone and look after customer not only aim for sell ..sell .. Sell

    Costa2017-05-02
  4. "spent great time in costa coffee...but higher management in india in DIL is unable to solve the problems of a single caf"

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    Cashier/Barista in Ludhiana
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Costa for more than a year

    Pros

    it is the second largest brand in coffee world.

    Cons

    cafe which are outstations always face lots of problems

    Costa2015-09-15
  5. "its great to work in costa"

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    Current Employee - Barista Costa Coffee in New Delhi
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    very good employers are in costa

    Cons

    i m pursing graduation so wnt some financial help

    Advice to Management

    they can improve their management system

    Costa2013-03-16
  6. Helpful (1)

    "careless management not taking care of staff needs"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Restaurant Manager in New Delhi
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    brilliant coffee taste good training manual and standards

    Cons

    senior management behavioral are very rude helpless and threatned

    Advice to Management

    please take care of ground level staff

    Costa2013-02-09
  7. "Outstanding"

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    Current Employee - Territory Manager in Bangalore
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Knowledge, Working culture, Growth, Customer focus, Good top management

    Cons

    little more employee oriented and more beneficial towards existing employees

    Advice to Management

    Look to provide better compensation

    Costa2012-10-11
  8. "Mixed"

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    Former Employee - Manager - Human Resources & Administration in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Costa full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good amount of liberty to perform at regional level, no threat of job security for support functions, unless there is a gross error.

    Cons

    Not much to learn newer concepts, bad increments.

    Advice to Management

    With peanuts, you get monkeys.

    Costa2012-08-03
  9. "Barista"

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    Former Employee - Cashier/Barista in Tamworth, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Costa part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great fun, good team. Always busy

    Cons

    Can be stressful at times.

    Costa2019-12-11
  10. "Team Leader position"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Free drinks and food deal

    Cons

    Should be better paid. Lots of work to do

    Costa2019-12-05
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