Get the inside buzz from graduates at UK Power Networks

8.6 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 14 ratings in 2017)
"Fair and helpful."
Culture
8.3 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
7.1 / 10
 
Hours
9.3 / 10
 
Salary
9.3 / 10
 
 
Diversity
9.1 / 10
 
 
Training
8.5 / 10
 

Pros

  • There’s a lot of flexibility allowed with hours to promote a good work/life balance.
  • There are lots of opportunities to undertake challenging work in a variety of roles.
  • Graduates are confident of progressing through the early parts of their career paths.
  • Colleagues at all levels are friendly and offer lots of support.

Cons

  • Some of the training could be more geared towards specific roles.
  • Workloads can regularly be high but may in fact feel too low when first starting.
  • It can be unclear how to progress at higher levels of the company.
  • It’s sometimes necessary to pursue work.

What insiders say about...

"Read up on UK Power Networks on the website to find out exactly what we do. Know..."

"The company culture varies from office to office. In the smaller offices I've found..."

"All our offices are close to or attached to electricity substations rather than in..."

"Good hours that come with flexibility."

"We get a good starting wage and there are bonuses on top of this. Pay rises every..."

"Physiotherapy is offered if needed."

"There was an online application and aptitude tests. Then there was a video interview..."

"I was asked about my past experience and to show what I knew about UK Power Netw..."

"We have recycling facilities, energy-saving notices and further advice present in..."

"Levels of feedback vary greatly between managers. Some are very quick to respond..."

"There is a dedicated diversity team. 'Diversity and Inclusiveness' is one of the..."

"Depending on the department, progression is laid out and support is available."

"The company actively promote volunteering - all employees get two days to contribute..."

"I've been given a large amount of responsibility and control over the work I have..."

"The work/life balance, support and career progression, the amount of training provided..."

"Some of the IT processes leave a lot to be desired, however the company's business..."

"There are 6,000 people working here!"

"Conscientious, flexible and good training."

"A number of factors encouraged me to apply here including the graduate training programme,..."

"There is so much practical training! It's great. I have gained competencies that..."

"As far as I am aware, the application process is open to anyone with the right qualifications...."

"I think there should be a bigger graduate intake each year."

Remember to mention TARGETjobs when contacting employers!

Top