A typical day at Foxtel would be sitting and laughing with good friends, chasing managers or support people for help with difficult calls or escalations, making your second or third coffee for the day with free ground coffee, milk and toast available in the morning at the kitchen, enjoying 15 minute breaks catching up with work friends in the smokers area and then running off to Robina Town Centre food court for lunch. You felt a sense of pride chatting about your favourite TV Shows and Movies with like minded customers and co-workers.
I learnt to be resilient above all and not hold any grudges when upper management came and changed everything which lowered our salary expectations and to not be heart broken every time redundancies happened. As much as I loved my managers, over time stress made them unapproachable. The hardest part of the job was saying goodbye to my friends because recruitment certainly was the best thing Foxtel ever did, brought the best people together who easily became best of friends for life.
I'll forever miss the people more than anything.
Great work culture, comfortable working environment, opportunities to meet celebrities, work parties were always fun, full of good food and drinks, opportunities to do foxtel events all over the country with paid accomodation and flights, good commission when you worked hard enough.
Unachieveable targets, constant favouritism amongst upper management, interrogations everytime you called in sick and lost commission over human errors.