Compare XLN vs O2 BETA

See how working at XLN vs. O2 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 XLN vs. O2. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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XLN

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O2

Employee Ratings

  • O2 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)
2.8
(based on 128 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 321 reviews)
O2 employees rated their Overall Rating 1.2 higher than XLN employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.1
Career Opportunities
3.5
O2 employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than XLN employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.7
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
O2 employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 1.3 higher than XLN employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.8
Work-life balance
3.9
O2 employees rated their Work-life balance 1.1 higher than XLN employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
3.5
O2 employees rated their Senior Management 0.6 higher than XLN employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
2.9
Culture & Values
4.0
O2 employees rated their Culture & Values 1.1 higher than XLN employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
XLN Ceo Neil Conaghan
49%
49%Neil Conaghan
CEO Approval
O2 Ceo Mark Evans
93%
93%Mark Evans
O2 employees rated their CEO Approval 44% higher than XLN employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
40%
% Recommend to a friend
85%
O2 employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 45% higher than XLN employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
41%
Positive Business Outlook
64%
O2 employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 23% higher than XLN employees rated theirs.

Salaries

O2 has 449 more total submitted salaries than XLN.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Account Manager5 Salaries
£18,216/yr
Team Leader6 Salaries
£24,586/yr
Credit Controller2 Salaries
£20,457/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Part-time Sales Advisor10 Salaries
£9/hr
O2 Guru8 Salaries
£19,740/yr
Finance Manager5 Salaries
£66,518/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Free breakfast" was the most mentioned Pro at XLN.
  • "Flexible working" was the most mentioned Pro at O2.
  • "Members of staff" was the most mentioned Con at XLN.
  • "Head office" was the most mentioned Con at O2.
Pros
Pros
"Free breakfast"(in 26 reviews)
"Hard work"(in 14 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible working"(in 66 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 41 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Members of staff"(in 8 reviews)
"Team leaders"(in 8 reviews)
Cons
"Head office"(in 13 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 10 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Account Manager

I have been working at XLN full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Level playing field, anyone can progress

Cons

None that I can think of

Current Employee - Store Leader

I have been working at O2 full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

- Great Benefits - Bonus Scheme - Easy to use systems - People Orientated - Clear Objectives - Fun!

Cons

- Process heavy in areas which could be simplified.

Job Postings

O2 has 17 more recently posted open jobs than XLN.