Compare Great Western Railway vs Yodel BETA

See how working at Great Western Railway vs. Yodel compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Great Western Railway vs. Yodel. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Great Western Railway

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Yodel

Employee Ratings

  • Great Western Railway scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.4
(based on 121 reviews)
Great Western Railway employees rated their Overall Rating 1.2 higher than Yodel employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.2
(based on 263 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.4
Great Western Railway employees rated their Career Opportunities 1.6 higher than Yodel employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.6
Great Western Railway employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 2.0 higher than Yodel employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.1
Great Western Railway employees rated their Work-life balance 1.3 higher than Yodel employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.8
Great Western Railway employees rated their Senior Management 0.9 higher than Yodel employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.3
Great Western Railway employees rated their Culture & Values 1.6 higher than Yodel employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.7
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Great Western Railway Ceo Mark Hopwood
90%
90%Mark Hopwood
Great Western Railway employees rated their CEO Approval 7% higher than Yodel employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Yodel Ceo Mike Hancox
83%
83%Mike Hancox
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
96%
Great Western Railway employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 39% higher than Yodel employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
56%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
68%
Great Western Railway employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 19% higher than Yodel employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
49%

Salaries

Yodel has 622 more total submitted salaries than Great Western Railway.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Train Driver18 Salaries
£59,370/yr
Customer Service6 Salaries
£24,844/yr
Gateline Assistant5 Salaries
£23,036/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Courier Driver303 Salaries
£14/hr
Customer Service Representative20 Salaries
£10/hr
Team Leader17 Salaries
£28,038/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Free travel" was the most mentioned Pro at Great Western Railway.
  • "Yodel" was the most mentioned Pro at Yodel.
  • "Shift work" was the most mentioned Con at Great Western Railway.
  • "Yodel" was the most mentioned Con at Yodel.
Pros
Pros
"Free travel"(in 20 reviews)
"Gwr"(in 13 reviews)
Pros
"Yodel"(in 28 reviews)
"Great people"(in 13 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Shift work"(in 12 reviews)
"Trains"(in 7 reviews)
Cons
"Yodel"(in 27 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 22 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Train Driver

I have been working at Great Western Railway full-time

Pros

4 days weeks Good pension Overtime avaliable

Cons

High level of concentration needed

Current Employee - Manager

I have been working at Yodel full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

• Knowledgeable, friendly and supportive colleagues • Professional development opportunities • Training opportunities • Competitive salaries paid • Great employee benefits • Supportive of a... correct work/life balance • Trustworthy • Innovative • Inclusive • Structured to succeed • Industry experts throughout organisation • Fast paced and dynamic • National travel opportunities • Continually improving across all departments • Expanding network capacity, creating opportunity • Environmentally and socially responsible • Supportive of the NHS throughout the COVID-19 pandemic • Competitive across a high number of market sectors • Strong service performance • Customer focused • Clear strategic approach to the future

Cons

• Brand image effected by historical, negative press • Legacy events continue to cause uncertainty • Complicated industry which can take time to understand

Job Postings

Yodel has 502 more recently posted open jobs than Great Western Railway.

There are currently no open jobs at either company.