Get the inside buzz from graduates at UK Power Networks

8.6 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 14 ratings in 2017)
"Good employer in terms of pay, job security and work/life balance but perhaps not the most dynamic place to work."
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...

"Prepare a range of examples of behaviour/achievements. Tie them into the company's..."

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

"The offices vary based on geographical location. At the headquarters in Newington..."

"We can start early and finish early. This is beneficial if I have appointments as..."

"I cannot complain at all about the salary."

"The company offers all the standard perks."

"The selection process consists of a series of stages starting from submitting your..."

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

"I believe the company reviews its carbon footprint at all times and always try to..."

"We have regular reviews with manager (three times a year). Additionally, senior management..."

"The company treats everyone equally and does not create special rules for anyone...."

"The company has a very structured progression policy for graduates. There are also..."

"One of the company's three visions is to become a "respected corporate citizen" through..."

"I have worked in various departments but am usually assisting or given jobs to look..."

"Great training and support as well as amazing opportunities such as being able to..."

"The trade union can sometimes cause problems but is mostly beneficial."

"There are 6,000 people working here!"

"Ambitious, innovative, diverse."

"It is a respected company within the industry."

"There's been an enormous amount of helpful training in the training centre and on..."

"UKPN runs an apprenticeship scheme and an engineering development scheme. There are..."

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

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