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Odeon Cinemas

Breakroom Rating
based on 37 job reviews
4.6/10
  • UK
  • Entertainment venues
odeon.co.uk

Odeon Cinemas job reviews

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  • 3.6/10

    Cinema host

    • £7.80 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid accurately
    2. Stressed
    3. Not treated with respect

    Best thing

    Employee perks, simple

    Worst thing

    Pay, varied hours and shifts, boring, lack of appreciation

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    February 2020
  • 1.9/10

    Host and barista

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 25–34 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    2. Minimum sick pay
    3. Less than a week’s notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    The collegues, customers, how easy the job is

    Worst thing

    Shifts are usually awkward, can't gain a normal sleeping pattern which messed with staffs mental health, no real pay rise only when fitting with minimum wage with poor use of review as there is no benifit for staff for them

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    January 2020
  • 3.8/10

    Cinema experience manager

    • Manages people
    • £10.18 per hour
    • 34–44 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Less than a week’s notice of their shifts
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    January 2020
  • 4.9/10

    Cinema host

    • £6.65 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Not treated with respect
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    December 2019
  • 3.8/10

    Cinema host

    • £6.79 per hour
    • 18–20 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    3. Not enough training

    Best thing

    The other staff

    Worst thing

    Cleaning the food area

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    October 2019
  • 1.0/10

    Cinema host

    • £8.74 per hour
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
    2. Not enough training
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress

    Best thing

    People that work there

    Worst thing

    Everything the whole place is a shambles and people leave and go on the sick for anxiety caused by the job and they don’t care it’s no wonder there’s such I highly turn over in staff

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    October 2019
  • 6.8/10

    Cinema experience manager

    • Manages people
    • £10.18 per hour
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid accurately
    2. Paid breaks
    3. Stressed

    Best thing

    Colleagues

    Worst thing

    Evening and weekend work

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    October 2019
  • 6.3/10

    Deputy manager

    • Manages people
    • £22,300 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Have had opportunities to progress
    2. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    3. Stressed

    Best thing

    The people

    Worst thing

    Not enough staff

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    October 2019
  • 5.5/10

    Host

    • £7.05 per hour
    • 18–20 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid accurately
    2. Minimum sick pay
    3. One week notice of their shifts
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    October 2019
  • 5.8/10

    Cinema host

    • £8.22 per hour
    • 34–44 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Have had opportunities to progress
    2. Less than a week’s notice of their shifts
    3. Not enough training

    Best thing

    Free film

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    October 2019
  • 2.3/10

    Cinema host

    • £7.80 per hour
    • 21–24 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Hard to change shifts
    2. Not treated with respect
    3. Minimum sick pay

    Best thing

    Discounts and coworkers

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    October 2019
  • 2.5/10

    Cinema host

    • £7.84 per hour
    • 21–24 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Less than a week’s notice of their shifts
    2. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
    3. Hard to take holidays

    Best thing

    Costa Shifts

    Worst thing

    Too much pressure

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    October 2019
  • 6.8/10

    Cinema experience manager

    • Manages people
    • £10.19 per hour
    • 21–24 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid accurately
    2. Paid breaks
    3. Not enough training

    Best thing

    The team

    Worst thing

    The senior management team

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    October 2019
  • 4.9/10

    Cinema host

    • £7.90 per hour
    • 21–24 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Not enough training
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress

    Best thing

    Perks

    Worst thing

    Unreliable hours. Late schedule

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    October 2019
  • 4.0/10

    Cinema host

    • £7.80 per hour
    • 21–24 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Good for students
    2. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    3. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    Flexible hours

    Worst thing

    Rate of pay, late scheduling, lack of morale, lack of support

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    October 2019
  • 2.9/10

    Cinema host

    • £7.41 per hour
    • 21–24 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers change their shifts at short notice
    2. Minimum sick pay
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    My peers

    Worst thing

    Management and their lack of consideration

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    October 2019
  • 5.9/10

    Cinema host

    • £7.80 per hour
    • 21–24 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Less than a week’s notice of their shifts
    3. Stressed

    Best thing

    Free tickets

    Worst thing

    Certain guests

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    October 2019
  • 5.5/10

    Cinema host

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 34–44 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Stressed
    3. Less than a week’s notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    Flexible hours, free cinema passes.

    Worst thing

    Sometimes long 12 hour shits, standing on your feet all day.

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    October 2019
  • 4.2/10

    Cinema host

    • £8.55 per hour
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Less than a week’s notice of their shifts
    3. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    Free cinema tickets, flexible rota

    Worst thing

    Guests levels are busy

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    October 2019
  • 5.8/10

    Cinema host

    • £6.50 per hour
    • 18–20 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Good for students
    2. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
    3. Minimum sick pay

    Best thing

    The team

    Worst thing

    Busy periods

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    October 2019