Why does Hendry Hydraulic Cylinders get a rating of 3.8?

5 employees at Hendry Hydraulic Cylinders told us the following about their jobs.

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  • Not enough training

    Do people get enough training when they start at Hendry Hydraulic Cylinders?

    People don’t get enough training when they start

    How we know this

    0% of people report they got enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should give you good training when you start, not just drop you in at the deep end.

    This means that you’ll be happier and more productive from day one and shows that your employer values you.

    It’s also very important if your job involves anything that could be dangerous. Good training from the outset keeps you and your team safe.

  • People are paid below market rates

    Does Hendry Hydraulic Cylinders pay market rates?

    People are not paid market rates

    How we know this

    20% of people are paid average or more than the typical pay for the type of work they do

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Pay can vary a lot between types of job. Employers should be ensuring that the rates their staff are paid are in line with similar roles elsewhere.

  • People don’t recommend their team

    Do people at Hendry Hydraulic Cylinders recommend working with their team?

    Very few people recommend working with their team

    How we know this

    0% of people report that they would recommend working with their immediate team to a friend

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job means enjoying the place where you work.

    The people you work with every day really matter. They can be the difference between a terrible day and a great one.

    If you’d recommend your team to a friend, this shows that something’s going right.

  • People don’t get sick pay

    Does Hendry Hydraulic Cylinders pay sick pay?

    No. People don’t get proper sick pay

    How we know this

    20% of people say they would get paid if they were sick but scheduled to work

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone gets sick sometimes. You should be able to take time off without worrying.

    At a good job you should still get paid if you’re scheduled to work but can’t due to sickness. Your contract should say how many sick days you can take each year.

    This is more than the legal minimum, which says you should only get paid if you are unwell for 4 full days. See Citizens Advice for more details.

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  • Not easy to book holiday

    How easy is it to book a holiday at Hendry Hydraulic Cylinders?

    Most people find it hard to book holidays

    How we know this

    40% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should let you take time off when you need it, and it shouldn’t be a nightmare to arrange.

  • Head office doesn’t understand the frontline

    Do people think Hendry Hydraulic Cylinders head office understands what's happening where they work?

    Most people think head office doesn’t understand what’s happening where they work

    How we know this

    40% of people think that this employer’s head office or owners have a good understanding of what’s really happening where they work

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, the role of head office should be to support the people on the frontline serving customers.

    To do that properly, the company’s owners or head office need to have a good understanding of what’s really happening on the frontline. This is especially important when a company owns multiple locations.

  • People feel stressed

    Is it stressful to work at Hendry Hydraulic Cylinders?

    Most people feel stressed here

    How we know this

    60% of people say they often feel stressed at work

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Work isn’t always easy, but if you’re frequently feel stressed, that’s not good.

    Your employer should support you with enough people and resources to get your job done without feeling overwhelmed.

  • Breaks aren’t paid

    Do workers at Hendry Hydraulic Cylinders get paid breaks?

    Not always. Most people don’t get paid breaks

    How we know this

    40% of people say they get paid breaks

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should have paid breaks.

    You should be paid for all your time at work, whether you’re on a break or not.

  • Unsafe workplace

    Do people think Hendry Hydraulic Cylinders is a safe place to work?

    Most people think their workplace is unsafe

    How we know this

    40% of people report that their workplace is safe

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    No-one should be worried about their safety at work.

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  • People get proper breaks

    Do people at Hendry Hydraulic Cylinders get proper breaks?

    Most people get proper breaks

    How we know this

    60% of people report that they get to take proper breaks

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    When you take a break it should be a proper rest. It should last the full duration and you shouldn’t get pulled off it.

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  • Well informed about head office

    Do workers feel well informed about how Hendry Hydraulic Cylinders is doing?

    People feel well informed about how the company is doing

    How we know this

    80% of people feel that they are kept well informed about how the company is doing as a whole

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, there should be a supportive relationship between the people working on the frontline serving customers and the people who own the company or work in head office.

    You should be kept informed about how the company is doing as a whole, both in good times and when things get tough for the business.

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Hendry Hydraulic Cylinders manufacturers and supplies hydraulic cylinders.

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How are people paid?

80%
by the hour
20%
an annual salary

Based on 5 employees

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