AMT Coffee Ltd
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Management care about profits not staff!

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very little structure, if any, poor pay, no organisation, poor processes, inadequate support, inexperienced staff, recruitment didn't have a clue what they were doing and organisation has no regard for work-life balance.

Cons

Poor Pay, No work-life Balance, No Structure or progression, Create job roles for the sake of it, inexperience staff and poor processes.
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Demanding and the least rewarding place I've worked for

It has been good for the first 2 years but afterwards everything went bad. Management, job atmosphere etc. Unfortunately can't think at any pros now. New candidates stay away, reconsider your options before applying. Former area manager

Pros

Free sandwiches and coffee

Cons

Everything else
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Horrendous company to work for!!!!

Near to no training…. Expected to do things that are not in my contract. Area manager and HR manager are as useful as a waterproof tea bag. When you tell management about issues about your unit they don’t listen. Great that you get food half price still cheaper to go to Tesco and get a meal deal for the prices they charge! On a plus side you get a couple of drinks on shift but that’s about it. The six months I was with this company was a waste of time and do not recommend!
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Amazing team but fast-paced environment

AMT York, based in the train station, can be a fast-paced and occasionally stressful workplace. That being said, the team themselves are all incredibly welcoming and kind people that are more than happy to welcome anyone into the team. I do feel at times AMT is understaffed and relies on the few Baristas to make up hours - which can result in long shifts where you’re standing on your feet all day. As well as this, the staff can be treated poorly at times (not necessarily by the Manager themself, yet rather by Higher Ups and the company itself). The company insists on a smart dress code which can be hard in Summertime as the bar itself has no air-conditioning or fan to cool the staff down (sometimes reaching highs of 30/40 degrees). Overall the job itself is well-paid, with friendly staff and management.

Pros

Good pay, lovely staff

Cons

Long hours, Very hot in Summer and very cold in Winter
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No structure and the higher management don't care

Had to chase higher management to get paid on time. Lack of communication in the company.Funky position namesSenior Operations/Operations/Area/Project but all seem to be clueless of what is going on and just get paid and do nothing.
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Fun place to work

Love working for AMT Always a new day, customers and staff are great. Great management. No long days/nights which are fab, weekend shifts are very rare. Overall fab to work for

Pros

Free drinks, flexible hours, friendly customers friendlsy staff, refer friend bonus
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Avoid this company

To start with this company tell you how much you are valued and then once you are in the job the pressure starts.You don't get breaks you don't get looked after and you are supposed to be all call 7 days a week. You get disturbed on your day off and it is all about the work and how good the company is.Save yourself the misery and don't apply for this job.

Pros

3 free coffees a day

Cons

Rubbish shifts. All weekend shifts no help and area manager is constantly ringing you.
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Ok

Fun with staff less fun when manager was in, drinks were nice so was food when in date, customers could be nice when they wasn’t having a bad day, area manager was rude however
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Good and challenging place.

There is a lot of tasks to make and that makes time roll quick. Can be challenging when it is busy but everyone manages. Very difficult to manage a 24h bar like in the airport so it became chaotic between shifts.

Pros

Experienced staff is very supporting, Highest barista salary in Dublin, Good for working there about 4 months before getting tired.

Cons

Some staff dont make good their job and you have to make double. Plus, people where very untidy and disorganized. No meals on staff, just discount.
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Stay Away

This company is a one big joke. They paying peanuts and expecting you to be a cyborg with electronic scale in your hands. Horrible management and work conditions, stay away.

Pros

Nothing

Cons

Everything
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Management

Some employees had problem with hours and we did not have paid on time. Lot of mistakes on payslips. Managment was not happy to help with it. Staff was amazing.

Pros

Staff

Cons

Managment Salary
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Dont waste your time

Head office are useless and they don't care about you. Area managers expect you to do everything and not get paid. You are taken advantage of all the time. Pay is terrible too

Pros

Good team spirit

Cons

Long hours, no breàks and you get moaned àt if there is no staff . Plus you are expected to do a double shift
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Wouldnt recommend

Worked as a supervisor, but was basically doing the managers job as the 2 "assistant managers" at the time had no idea of how to help their team . Staff turnover was high . No formal training given . Upper management were no help also . Steer clear .

Pros

Free coffee on shift

Cons

Inexperienced management, rude colleague's, no advancment
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uneducated, unorganized, unprofessional

very low professional level in this company and too much blame game in this company, blaming each other for their own mistakes, they will call you to work anytime they think and send you home from work whenever management feel its quite business no fixed certain hours of work.

Pros

I will add if I find some

Cons

long list of them not enough space
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No support from higher management

No work/life balance, poor hygiene, bonus is a joke. Rules in regards mystery customer, nonsense... no one cares about maintenance but they expect you to hit the targets. Only positive thing are regular customers
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Horrendous

Do not even contemplate a career or job with this company. They talk a very good talk but deliver nothing. Once you're through the door, you're told you are lucky to work for them.

Pros

Expenses

Cons

The Directors, the "leadership" team
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Really stressful place

The pay rate is rediqulous for the amount of work you have to doo the managment dont care about you thus place is really bad to work for so if have a chance dont go here youll regret it not enough hours also so so bad place and people
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Easy but not worth the money.

You work weird hours from 4o'clock in the morning to 11pm depending on what they need. Hard to get 40h per week so you can get a decent salary to survive on this area. Good people, management 5 stars, the work is fairly easy and great if you like customer service.
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Want to know what they think about their staff?

During the Corona virus pandemic, despite the fact that the government announced that they would cover 80% of ANY company's individual staff's wages as long as they kept them on the payroll. What did they decide to do instead? Let a lot of their staff go so that, instead of them getting 80% of their wages (at no cost to them) they get absolutely no wages whatsoever.

Pros

You get paid occasionally

Cons

They care nothing about their staff at all.
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Hard to find good things to say.

Training is by your fellow baristas even when they have been barely trained. Very early start and no incentives. The bonus scheme is not worth it at least for the baristas. After someone from head office would come over we would be told that all that we were doing was wrong (keep in mind we had no support or training whatsoever ) ! I was lucky my colleagues were fantastic and our manager (officially supervisor ) was good to us. I became a very fast barista, and even faster multitasker. Made good friends. Really, really, really hope they improved.

Pros

People you work with

Cons

lack of management, low pay for the work we do, paying for your meals, 3 coffees per shift, no training, uk head office just ignored Ireland .
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Terrible

Place is chaotic, general menager is racists and for that reason lots of employes left .....very sad place to work employes after 2 weeks of working are Looking for a new job
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Based on 85 reviews

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2.7 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
2.6 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
2.6 out of 5 stars for Job Security/Advancement
2.5 out of 5 stars for Management
2.6 out of 5 stars for Culture
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