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8.9 / 10

(based on 22 ratings in 2016)

2016

"My hours are very flexible. Sometimes I work 10.00 am – 7.00 pm and others it's just 10.00 am – 4.00 pm depending on the day. Then there are days when I have the typical 9.00 am – 6.00 pm hours if I have to work with a customer or there are team meetings. If I work overtime I'm allowed to get the time back so, if I work late, I can just take the next morning off."
Midlevel, Reading
"The work hours are fine but there is always the tendency to work after hours and answer emails on weekends, especially when you are given work phones, laptops/surfaces. Being logged into Skype allows people to see when you are online."
Graduate, Reading
"There's a very good work/life balance and loads of flexibility. You have to be accountable for delivering work but it is your choice how you go about it."
Graduate, Reading
"My employer is very flexible and is happy to work around employees to fulfil the needs of its workforce."
Graduate, Reading
"The hours can be long but they are flexible. This means that you can work extra hours one day and leave work early to go away for the weekend or something the next."
Graduate, London/ Reading
"Generally speaking, as long as you get done what you need to get done, Microsoft are extremely flexible."
Graduate, Reading
"My employer is very flexible. However, there is a very heavy workload to do and this can impact my work/life balance."
Graduate, Reading
"I work different hours every day. They're usually around 8.30 am – 6.00 pm or 9.30 am – 5.00 pm. You work until you've done all your work."
Graduate, Reading

2013

"I was happy with the number of hours I had to work, also enjoyed the flexibility of working anywhere. Meaning you didn't have to be in the office all day every day."
Intern,
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