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★☆☆☆☆

“WASTE OF TIME - LAUGHING STOCK”

Written on: 19/02/2015 by ccRankin142 (1 review written)

As a company we advertised a vacancy for a 'Receptionist and general office assistant' - received 84 applications - some bricklayers looking for a change of career - ha ha - we narrowed these applicants down to 8 for interviews - 2 turned up - two cancelled and four no shows. It is blatantly obvious that people only apply as it is part of what they need to do to continue receiving job seekers benefit, I would say 95% weren't interested in getting a job - had no intention of attending an… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“Neath Jobcentre”

Written on: 03/02/2015 by kpf1309 (8 reviews written)

Where do i start. Simply, no words i can use here,can aptly describe my loathing of this institution.My visits here have been too regular for my liking but,were the result of redundancy and company closure on most occasions.Even though the reasons i was attending were not my fault i am,on all occasions, treated like a scrounger. You are treated with ignorance and a total lack of care and understanding.From the initial contact at the reception desk to the actual interview this never lets up… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“The worst experience Ever ”

Written on: 01/02/2015 by Juliette418 (1 review written)

Simply I felt humiliated and denied to any kind of support apart from £280 per month, all were challenges and careless attitude towards me, in fact I left the branch two times crying !!!! I was under big pressure without food and heat and still had to listen them treating me like garbage, just because I lost my job!!!! Will never ask them for any help ever again in future if that's the case!!!!hope never… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“Full off shiit, Lairs and cant admit their faults”

Written on: 20/01/2015 by 245McDaniel (1 review written)

What I like about the Jobcentre? Completely nothing to like about them What I dislike about Job centre? Not enough room for words for that answer!, first started off being offered a job interview placed by the jobcentre I got a letter talking about the job placement and location then told I will receive a phone call in the next day if any slots are free as per no phone call. I came in to sign on to be told your money will stop for 6months due to failing to attend, to get told they sent a email… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“Liars”

Written on: 18/11/2014 by Manu2 (2 reviews written)

Looking forward to seeing you in court. You ignored the final warning letter (and my prior warnings) from Citizens advice. Thank you for all the flannel you gave me, it qualifies as hard evidence, not to mention fiddling with my personal data. The judge is going to cancel your shenanigans like a stamp, and award me the due sum plus compensation. Shame it's all public money (mind you, I paid into the system for years), but you should not have cut me off 4 times in the space of 2 weeks, using 4… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“Best ever place to be lied to”

Written on: 25/10/2014 by MarcosGriffith408 (1 review written)

I would reccomen it to everyone you will make new friends… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“one shining light in a sea of shocking service”

Written on: 22/09/2014 by shannonshan1234 (1 review written)

I have been ringing jobcentre several times per week for the last couple of months because i am single and pregnant and needed help. I was spoken to rudely by the majority and told there was nothing they could do. I was given numbers for different offices and benefits as they are incapable of knowing about more that one benefit per office. the websites are confusing and have way too many redirecting links. Quite frankly, i was confused, and felt desperate and alone. "nothing we can do until… Read Full Review

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★★☆☆☆

“Feel terrible”

Written on: 22/08/2014 by SavannaGreen246 (1 review written)

After 6 years I lost a job. So i signed on job center, not happy about that but I believed i can find a job soon anyway. After 4 months I was told to sign off as the adviser does not believe i have a chance to find a job. Found a job after 5 months, having last 20 pounds to survive until my first salary which is in a month. Fortunately, I have friends who helped me in the bad time... Job center took my self confidence away, never felt so exposed and useless before...They only support people… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“round in circles ”

Written on: 26/07/2014

well me and my partner have been on a joint jobseekers claim as i am currently in full tine education and he is looking for work. since the day our claim went through we have not been paid when we were told we wouls be! its the sane thing every other thursday morning we go into the job centre, they say its because i have not signed on and then notice im in education and they realise i am exempt from signing! they tell us every time we are in there that the problem is sorted and it wont happen… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“Job Centre Kirkintilloch”

Written on: 22/07/2014 by AshleySandoval94 (1 review written)

I sign on and off in the Kirkintilloch Job Centre. You walk into the place and your welcomed by one of the staff members. When you hand your book in and say I'am signing on at 11.30am for example. If you are late by 1 minute, you are looked down to by an angry member of staff. And if you are 5 minutes early. The staff give you another angry tone saying you are too early! You can't win with these people. You are treated VERY badly. And are looked down on. It is a very unpleasant place and i… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“CHESTERFIELD JOBCENTRE POOR CUSTOMER SERVICE”

Written on: 13/07/2014

Chesterfield Jobcentre,this is the place of poor customer service,seems like more security staff on duty than advisors/job coaches,on my first ever visit I was dictated to,member of staff I dealt with wearing no id badge and refused to give full name,very hostile attitude,no help given at all,official complaint now gone in,has anyone else had similar experience of this office?… Read Full Review

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Kpf1309's Comment

Written on: 03/02/2015

No, but have exactly the same problems in Neath, South Wales. They must put ignorance as the number one criteria on their c.v's.

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★☆☆☆☆

“Sutton job centre failed me ”

Written on: 29/06/2014 by helpneedattimes (1 review written)

Hello On the 05/06/2014 I rang job seekers plus to make a claim I explained I am currently pregnant and homeless with no fixed address and am seeking help with housing. I have worked most of my life but this year got into very bad trouble with this pregnancy and had to leave my partner due to a bad relationship. I was booked the following Monday to see the adviser and was told I could use the Sutton job centre as a temp address to sign on. I got there on the Monday and was seen by a lady on… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“MERRY-GO-ROUND”

Written on: 30/04/2014 by AustinShaw155 (1 review written)

Despite entering info several times I go around in circles. After 1 hour I am still asked to reenter profile. Never get a job because I cannot get passed page 1 - conspiracy?… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“Untrained bunch of idiots who have no idea what they...”

Written on: 24/04/2014 by Stevenn196 (1 review written)

Untrained bunch of idiots who have no idea what they are doing at all. they look down on you like you like dirt. All they are, are jumped up admin people, ok, some are pleasant enough, but my god, that advisor has no idea what she is doing at all, im serious, she talks to you like dirt on the end of your shoe, doesn't know what she is doing. I would not recommend her at all, better off working. Big complaint going in about her though to the head of DWP… Read Full Review

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Johnstamp's Comment

Written on: 21/06/2014

better off working? i think that's the general idea, but yes they are idiots thats why they cant get work in the private sector,

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★☆☆☆☆

“Worse than Hitler”

Written on: 14/04/2014 by vvMcKnight67 (1 review written)

It's a place full of mindless, braindead employees, who are no help whatsoever, unless of course you want to work at a call center or be thrown into some UNPAID work experience. They're about as helpful and useful as a monkey throwing it's own poop at a wall. the place, aswell as it's staff are a complete joke. A funeral is a happier place to go to than the jobcenter. If anybody is even considering wasting their time with this, don't bother. You get absolutely nothing from it but the feeling of… Read Full Review

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Kpf1309's Comment

Written on: 03/02/2015

Totally agree with all you comments.

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★☆☆☆☆

“Worse place ever!”

Written on: 11/04/2014 by Arsenaultiz113 (1 review written)

You turn up on time or early, they sit there having a conversations with other members of staff then when they have finished the socialising they finally call you over. When talking to you they just talk down to you as if they are better than you. I understand that they see a lot of people that do not actually want work but for the people who actually do want work and spend most of their days applying for job they do not want to be spoke to like they are just a number or a waste of time. The… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“this is a joke”

Written on: 13/03/2014

so I rang the job centre today after getting a letter yesterday dated 11th febuary saying theres a fund to help people that have found a job who were on job seekers till they get their first lot of money my last lot of money was 9th feb and I don't get paid till 31st of march the letter they sent was got was ment to be gotten rid of in april 2013 so why did they send me it then they said there is a fund but they should have told me when I first left job seekers but the didn't… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“jobcentre plus Chesterfield”

Written on: 10/03/2014 by KadynCrowley (1 review written)

Would be great if the truth came out about the great big benefits lie and jobless total. Anway despite having a sign on time of 11.30 I was kept waiting for half an hour they then proceeded to call everyone that had arrived after myself before me and those that were arriving were called out infront of me as .After pointing this out I was eventually spoken to by "an advisor"( if that's what you call them . asked to sign a piece of paper wrongly told I had to sign a declaration of pay form( I… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“If you want to feel like a piece of dirt on a shoe, go...”

Written on: 06/03/2014

Recently had to sign on again for the second time in a year after the job they made me go for was only a temporary contract when I specified that I wanted a permanent contract. They all look down their nose at you and treat you as if you are the lowest of the low. You can arrive on time that doesn't matter but they can obviously make you wait for 30 mins+ and when they do finally see you they are rude pushy and condescending. I recently applied for a job that asked me to go on training as… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“Joke service”

Written on: 18/02/2014

Nottingham benefit claims office,to start with address is hiding behind a PO BOX NUMBER,claimed to have not recieved documents sent twice in succession by me,had to fax the documents for the third attempt,claim took ten weeks to process,then my benefits where paid four weeks short and i had to chase up the arrears,also at Nottingham Station Street office i asked my personal advisor why they only wear id badges stating their first name only,to be told that they do not have to display their full… Read Full Review

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