Do you get paid breaks in your current job?

Why does Seagate get a rating of 9.2?

5 Seagate employees told us the following about their jobs.

Bad
  • Hard to choose shifts

    How we know this

    20% report that their manager gives them enough choice over which shifts they work

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Do you get enough choice over which shifts you work?

    Yes No

    Why this matters

    A good job is flexible around your personal life. This means you get a say in when you prefer to work.

  • People are paid below 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.

  • Less than 4 weeks notice of shifts

    How we know this

    • 0% report getting one week notice or less
    • 0% report getting two weeks notice
    • 0% report getting three weeks notice
    • 20% report getting four weeks notice or more
    • 80% report having a fixed rota

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you get plenty of notice about when youโ€™re working.

    This makes it easy for you to plan the rest of life, as well as your finances, because you know how much youโ€™ll be working and when.

Good
  • People arenโ€™t stressed

    How we know this

    40% of people say they often feel stressed at work

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Do you feel stressed at work?

    Yes No

    Why this matters

    Work isnโ€™t always easy, but if youโ€™re frequently feel stressed, thatโ€™s not good.

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

Excellent
  • Easy to book holiday

    How we know this

    100% of people report itโ€™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 shouldnโ€™t be a nightmare to arrange.

  • Enough training

    How we know this

    100% 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 youโ€™ll be happier and more productive from day one and shows that your employer values you.

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

  • No short notice shift changes

    How we know this

    0% of people say their manager changes their shifts at the last minute

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    If your manager is often changing your shifts at short notice thatโ€™s a sign of poor planning. At a good job you wonโ€™t be messed around at the last minute.

  • Breaks are paid

    How we know this

    100% of people say they get paid breaks

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Do you get paid for your breaks?

    Yes No

    Why this matters

    A good job should have paid breaks.

    You should be paid for all your time at work, whether youโ€™re on a break or not.

  • People are paid enough to live on

    How we know this

    100% of people say they are paid at or above the Real Living Wage for where they live

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone should be paid enough to live on.

    The Real Living Wage is a voluntary rate employers can sign up to that is based on the real cost of living.

    The Real Living Wage is currently ยฃ9.50 per hour, and ยฃ10.85 per hour in London.

  • People get proper breaks

    How we know this

    100% 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 shouldnโ€™t get pulled off it.

  • People recommend their team

    How we know this

    100% 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 youโ€™d recommend your team to a friend, this shows that somethingโ€™s going right.

  • Managers are respectful

    How we know this

    80% of people say theyโ€™re treated with respect by their managers

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get treated with respect by their managers. You shouldnโ€™t feel discriminated against or bullied, and if you have a problem you should be able to speak to someone about it.

  • No unpaid extra work

    How we know this

    0% of people report that they do extra work that they donโ€™t get paid for

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get paid for any extra work they do, even if it is outside your contracted hours. At a good job, you should be paid for all the time you spend at work.

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About

Seagate is a technology company. They manufacture digital storage equipment, such as hard drives.

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Handy to know

How much notice do people get of their shifts?

20%
4+ weeks
80%
fixed rota

Based on 5 employees

How are people paid?

80%
by the hour
20%
an annual salary

Based on 5 employees

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