Yellow Cab Company Employee Reviews

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Productive
Taxi Driver (Former Employee) –  Caboolture QLD27 March 2019
It was great experience with such a wonderful people. Management was very helpful and friendly. Highly recommended. When u need them they always there.
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3.0
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Autocratic Beaurocracy
Taxi Driver (Former Employee) –  Brisbane QLD4 November 2018
Tough organisation to work for. For the most minor of customer complaints, drivers can have their access to Yellow Cabs computer system suspended until they answer the complaint accusations in person at Yellow Cabs main base.

Most days you need to be ready and on the road by 4 am or face little chance of getting a job to the airport.
Pros
Freedom as to what parts of the city to worl in
Cons
Long hours and little in earnings
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Yellow cabs would b a classic, text book example of work place bullying. Yelling, screaming, belittling of staff was observed on a regular basis
Frustrated educator (Former Employee) –  Wooloongabba22 September 2018
Management and supervisors demonstrate a lack of education, profound ignorance, redneck behavior. You will never gain respect or gain a harmonious work place when u yell, scream and humiliate employees.
I stayed for one week and got out fast. I knew why upper management was not intervening and taking action on bullying... If upper management demonstrate a redneck mentality hand in hand with a startlingly obvious poor education, well the writing is on the wall. The appalling behavior of upper and middle management is deemed acceptable. I quickly learnt yellow cabs has a history of work place bullying.

There is ample evidence of desensetisation and chances of the behavior continuing rate high on the redneck leader board. Its going to take a change of management (or a social miracle) to break the chain...
Pros
Cheap entertainment from redneck management
Cons
I witnessed severe work place bullying from management
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5.0
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It has got a lot to do with being self-employed.
Bailee Taxi Driver (Former Employee) –  Driver NT28 April 2018
A most typical day at work is that it can start out being very busy for a few hours then it slows down, sometimes really slow until the end of the shift. There are times that it picks up work again just as you are about to finish your shift. Many other times it can be very busy from the start to the end of the shift. This gives you the experience on how it is like being self-employed. Management is very helpfull in providing you a modern, very well maintained vehicle with the most current state of the art technology you need in a business. Lately, it is now full of other kinds of people coming from different sorts of backgrounds that are gaining self employment skills. What could be one of the most challenging part in doing it is the accounting part of it. You should make sure that you get the right numbers all the time and make sure you get it, not waste it because it all has to do with putting the pay in, in and reporting a Business Activity Statements of your choice and Lastly, personal income tax or a Pay as you go statement if they find that you are required to.
Pros
Free Barbeques, You earn points from your Pay in, which you can use the points to get you uniforms and other things you need for working.
Cons
12 hours shift. 16 hours shifts
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Ok place to work but not good financially.
Dispatch Clerk (Current Employee) –  Brisbane QLD21 April 2018
A typical day is allocating cabs to drivers, being abused verbally by drivers and management.
Cleaning yard , bookibg cars in for service and repairs.
Pros
Working by myself for the most part.
Cons
Immediate leave without notice.
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awsome company
HR truck driver (Current Employee) –  Brisbane QLD10 April 2018
It was great opputunity working with yellow cabs , great and flexible pay rates ,lovely customers to deal with with smile on my face , always welcome
Pros
pay
Cons
long hours
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Capalaba office was fantastic
Taxi Driver (Former Employee) –  Capalaba QLD14 March 2018
The business was hard and some what fair. The regional office I worked from at Capalaba was fantastic. Good people and great to work with.
Great way to learn the roads in a new country, earn a living and make some genuine friendships.
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friendly enviornment and lots of things to learn
Driver (Former Employee) –  Woolloongabba QLD9 January 2018
the environment was very positive and friendly. co workers very co operative. have learned a lot. paid well and on time. discount for employees . very hygienic workplace
Pros
discounted food
Cons
long hours
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its very good company for work
Cab Driver (Current Employee) –  Brisbane QLD11 July 2017
good to work enhance your communication skill, best opportunity to earn good income, you have chance to explore new area around the city and a chance to meet different type of personalities.
Cons
long hours
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Productive and fun workplace
Taxi Driver (Former Employee) –  Brisbane QLD16 June 2017
Very nice working environment
Supportive staff
Nice wages
Learned a lot of new things working there
Flexible working with shifts
Made a lot of new friends
Pros
Free tea, coffe
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Great job to have for the right type of person
Cab Driver (Current Employee) –  Rockhampton QLD15 January 2017
A typical night shift on weekends involves a 12 hour shift for very little return.
You need to be very open minded and not easily offended. I personally love cab driving for the variety of people that I meet. I also love being available to help people, especially the younger ones. It's very satisfying knowing that I have helped a young person in times of distress.
The hardest part of the job is coping with somebody who has had their drink spiked.
It would be my ideal job if the bottom hadn't fallen out of the industry.
The biggest lesson that I have learned through the job is that the world is full of so many different types of weird and wonderful people.
Pros
Meeting and helping people, flexible shifts, freedom
Cons
Long hours, below minimum wage, have to pay your own taxes and super
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driver
Taxi Driver (Former Employee) –  Driver NT16 December 2016
had fun met lots of people worked days I wanted and got on well with owners and taxi base and he was helpful if you needed any help and never had problems with any body
Pros
met good people
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long hours limited income
Taxi Driver (Former Employee) –  Driver15 November 2016
Would not recommend to anyone as I feel this is a job for semi retired or part time employment only.Twelve hour days with a lot of down time.Drivers are working against each other to improve personal income.
Pros
meeting new people
Cons
long hours low income
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4.0
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Extra cash on weekends
Taxi Driver (Former Employee) –  Toowoomba QLD1 November 2016
I did Taxi driving for 5 months before moving into a Security role running the Taxi Rank. I enjoyed both jobs and got to meet a lot of interesting people.
Pros
Every customer has a story
Cons
the pay is only commision based and you have to do your own tax.
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A pretty viscious industry at times with competition and such.
Taxi Driver (Former Employee) –  Rockhampton19 October 2016
A great job for flexibility and work/life balance. I worked for really good, honest, and fair owners who made the job a treat.
Pros
great flexibility
Cons
long hours for little in return
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A good company with sound work practices good pay and conditions and friendly staff
mini bus driver (Current Employee) –  adelaide30 July 2016
A typical day at the moment is driving a mini bus and doing the morning and afternoon school run picking up 7 primary school children from their homes to school and return in the afternoon
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Pleasant people to work with and for
Maxi Taxi Driver (Former Employee) –  Toowoomba17 September 2015
Management contacted drivers fairly regularly to see how they were going if they hadn't heard from you for a while ie. days not minutes. The management made it easy to want to turn up for work. We were one big happy family, no one really talked bad of anyone else.
Pros
you can go anywhere you like.
Cons
long hours/little pay
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Long hours for a standard pay
Driver (Former Employee) –  Brisbane, QLD18 August 2015
On a normal day, begin work at 4pm, drive people around. Refuel vehicle at 3:30am. Clean car do paperwork, pass car to next driver finish at 4:00.
Cons
standard shift - 12hrs; longer shift -16hrs
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4.0
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taxi driver all upto driver to make his own money very longers hours
Taxi Driver (Former Employee) –  adelaide3 August 2015
Yellows computer system is always getting changed and having errors
can spend hours waiting for a job
long hours.
not much money
to many cabs not enough work
Pros
great to meet people, own boss
Cons
commison, average $9 hr, gst, to much competition
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Stressful environment to work in but enjoyable
Call Centre Representative (Former Employee) –  Buranda24 November 2014
Was a great place to work and pay rate at the time was great, the hours were not great but that was one of the cons for being in the industry that never slept. I enjoyed the diverse range of people that I dealt with on the phone and how their requests and needs were constantly different.
Pros
Above award pay
Cons
24/7 roster
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