William Hill Employee Reviews about "flexible working hours"

Updated 23 Apr 2020

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William Hill CEO Ulrik Begntsson
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  • "Sometimes long hours and unsociable hours(in 101 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (2)

    "terrible william hill"

    1.0
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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at William Hill full-time

    Pros

    flexible hours and decent pay

    Cons

    everything is wrong with this company

  2. "Nice place, but not ideal"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Machine Learning Engineer in Leeds, England

    I have been working at William Hill full-time

    Pros

    Flexible hours, laid back management

    Cons

    can be idle for a long time and not developing your skills


  3. "Listen"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Manager in Newport, Newport, Wales
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at William Hill full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great staff, flexible hours, excellent training, some great managers that value there staff.

    Cons

    No back up of staff, expected to stay on if shift is not covered, your opinion or experience is taken as a negative

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  4. "No clear development plan"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Data Analyst in Leeds, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at William Hill full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexible working hours Good if you're starting your career and want some hands on experience

    Cons

    No clear development plan No perks No investment on the development of employees People work in silos

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  5. "smooth workplace"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Cashier in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at William Hill part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    flexible hours to suit your hours

    Cons

    angry customers when they lose

  6. "Not the best company to work for"

    1.0
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    Current Employee - CEM 

    I have been working at William Hill full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Flexible working hours, nice customers.

    Cons

    Can be very boring, management not so organised.

  7. "Easy job but can be a headache"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Customer Experience Assistant in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at William Hill part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Relatively simple job if you just want a short term job rather than a career. Travel card zone 1-6 is great value if you work 5 days (25 hours minimum). Can meet interesting customers. Generally flexible working hours, may vary by location/shops needs

    Cons

    Breaks can be hard to setup as you'll often find yourself without a cashier if you're managing, often leading to a long shift without a break. Due to the nature of the job, not all customers you'll meet will be nice.

  8. "Not a place for long term employment"

    2.0
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    Current Employee - Customer Experience Assistant in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at William Hill part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very flexible hours and independant working too. great relationships and freindships built with customers too.

    Cons

    Management. Poor work life balance.

  9. "Top down old school management in a tech focused agile environment"

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    Former Employee - Retail Tech Employee in Leeds, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at William Hill full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible hours, Great Pay and Good Kit.

    Cons

    I worked in WH Retail Tech, it was a very strange non tech focused management hierarchy saturated with top down old school management rhetoric. The ‘Product Team’ leads the show deciding on all tech focused decision and routes to market. Being that this team is built up out of ex shop management, technology is not their strong point and this shows in their lack of delivery, team moral, people management and the choices they make (2 steps forward 6 steps back around every corner and milestone). Their turn over of staff is extremely high and they are not HR / employee focused, dealing with issues and complaints in an extremely lazy, half completed manner. Every team is unsupported by Product and they make the final call on everything, I was there for a year and delivered NOTHING to the user. Agile has been on the lips of management for the last 2 years and they are still talking about ‘How it will be implemented’ - which speaks volumes in my mind. I would summarise with saying that the old shop club make everyones role untenable within the office, bullying is rife, lack of direction and ownership at all levels, no focus on dealing with the issues or attempting to retain and empower employees is evident in every squad. I felt more valued stacking, packing and wrapping in a uni summer job. I would avoid this place while the old guard is still in charge at all costs!

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  10. "Decent part time job"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Customer Experience Assistant in London, England

    I have been working at William Hill part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good part time job with very flexible hours. Staff are also good to work

    Cons

    Many rude customers and lots of forgetful procedures you have to do

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