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7.6 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 8 ratings in 2016)
"Good employer with great benefits and opportunities."
Pros: 
  • Flexible hours mean there is a very good work/life balance.
  • A very competitive salary when compared across the logistics industry.
  • Progression in the company is well structured.
  • There is a very strong commitment to diversity in the workplace.
Cons: 
  • Managers are approachable, but may often be busy.
  • Some found they were set difficult goals early on.
  • With such a large company, changes can be slow to come into effect.
  • While a lot of training courses are available, it can be difficult to get released for them when short staffed.
Culture
6.4 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
6.7 / 10
 
Hours
8.3 / 10
 
Salary
7.8 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.5 / 10
 
 
Training
6.8 / 10
 

What insiders say about...

"The application process is an online form, online tests and an assessment centre...."

"The business is currently going through cultural change to get us to where we need..."

"Offices in Victoria Embankment, Farringdon, Pond Street and Sheffield are nice and..."

"Very flexible. It's a case of 'get the work done' rather than 'put the hours in'..."

"Great starting salary and annual bonus. Plus generous monthly pension contributions..."

"My bundle includes discounts at hundreds of shops all over the UK and a salary sacrifice..."

"Questions followed the STAR matrix. Situation: a brief description of the when and..."

"I think we do have a good level of commitment to 'green initiatives' but it could..."

"Generally, managers are accessible and approachable and you have the opportunity..."

"Royal Mail has a really big commitment to diversity. Some examples include: LGBT..."

"It's essential to push yourself at each placement you attend and to make contacts..."

"Working in the data science department, we use a variety of different software and..."

"London offices are very nice. The pay increases a lot off scheme and there is a huge..."

"Due to the size of the company, the pace of change can be slow in comparison to a..."

"Royal Mail employ roughly one in every 200 people in the UK."

"Trusting, responsible, caring."

"The opportunity to work for the largest courier services company in the UK afforded..."

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