TPP - The phoenix partnership has to be the worst company i have ever been interviewed at, they are disgusting on so many levels!! I never leave reviews but i have to on this case just because how awful my experience with them has been.
After finishing telephone interview i was asked to come into the office for a face-to-face interview for the business analyst position, upon arrival, it seemed that the person who was meant to be interviewing me was not there, where two guys were called to do the interview, fair enough i thought. In the interview room, the questions began, where they were asking me questions such as “how many park benches are there” and “how can i improve this table” , the interview process was degrading, as though they essentially fed upon and enjoyed my inability to answer their questions.
The feeling that i got was that they were in a position of authority and are happy to exploit that for their amusement, your just an unemployed graduate who desperately, needs work, the whole you need us we don’t need you. to be successful in the interview it had nothing to do with professionalism or the ability to do the work, it was just a test to see if you were a fellow ***-hole like them, so you can fit in with them and join the ***-hole group.
if that wasn’t bad enough after they take you to the waiting area, where they go and have a chat in other words decide if you go through to the next stage, the room they did it in was right in listening distance with other colleagues they did that on purpose, where i could hear them taking the piss out of me, YES you heard right they were mocking me! i think one of them must of said “he can hear us” and the interviewers walked off past me with the most menacing satisfied smile on their face.
After like 10 minutes a woman came down, her face was soo angry as though she was ready for a fight, she immediately barked at me “give me your visitors pass now!!”, so i passed it over with a nervous smile on my face, as i wanted to keep a friendly attitude but clearly i was under-fire. “come with me so you can sign out” out she said, she escorted me to the reception where she began walking off up the stairs screaming in such an aggressive tone"BYE!!!" i said bye in a subtle voice she said screamed again “BYE!!!” . The receptionist with a smile on his face throughout said “i’ll sign you out for you” don’t know if this was a let me a least put him out his misery moment and i left.
The thing that irritates me, is that this was my first ever interview, so i didn’t know how to be treated in an interview, looking back this is like abuse/harassment compared to the other interviews, btw i was employed a few weeks later with another company, where they treated me with so much respect offering me cakes and coffee in the interview and talking to me with respect also had my salary doubled with that company due to my performance.
Basically TPP is living hell its where all the ***-holes come together into one enclosed area, where any half descent person who enters there will end up jaded, or will either turn into one of them, or get depressed and leave. read all the negative reviews of this company, even though its won awards apparently reading around the company says employees were forced to give maximum work satisfaction otherwise the CEO would get involved to ask why they gave anything less.
I never received justice for this ordeal, hopefully someone who is thinking of applying or has applied to reconsider dealing with this company, read all the reviews on the company we suffered so you have the information not to be the next victim, don’t ever let people treat you like this, there are companies out there that will treat you with respect and dignity and value you.
If TPP is reading this, i can just imagine them all huddled up over the PC laughing and clapping in satisfaction to this comment whilst a bunch of graduates are being worked to the bone in the corner, taking every form of abuse/bullying known to man daily slowly become jaded. So to The Phoenix Partnership and the employees i dealt with “**** YOU”