Get the inside buzz from graduates at UK Power Networks

8.6 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 14 ratings in 2017)
"A good employer to start with if you want to work in utilities."
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.
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
 

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