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Arcadis Reviews

Updated 26 November 2018
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  • "Work life balance can become demanding with project deadlines" (in 32 reviews)

  • "Senior management could visit regional offices more frequently" (in 27 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (1)

    "Great Company!"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Enabling Function in Manchester, England
    Current Employee - Enabling Function in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Arcadis full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Flexibility (home working)
    Rewards
    Great Well being Culture
    Good communication strategies
    Great people

    Cons

    Nothing specific at the moment to report

    Advice to Management

    Don't give up on the Arcadis Way strategy.... we will get there!


  2. "Part time success"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Arcadis part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexible working, great leaders, able to manage workload, not micromanaged, great environment, great workspace, forward thinking company, focus on EDI, private medical as standard. Great for part time workers and those with family commitments.

    Cons

    The structure can sometimes be confusing.

    Advice to Management

    Keep communicating

  3. "Assistant Mechanical engineer"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Engineer in London, England
    Current Employee - Assistant Engineer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Arcadis full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    -Flexible working
    - Education sponsorship

    Cons

    - Low salary compared to other companies

    Advice to Management

    - All Good, keep it up


  4. "Great opportunities"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in London, England
    Current Employee - Associate in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Arcadis full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Strong client base
    Exciting projects
    Great colleagues
    Broad capability with opportunities to work in many sectors
    Agile / flexible working

    Cons

    The organisational structure can be a little confusing
    Working for a large company is not for everyone

    Advice to Management

    Direct communication is valued


  5. "Excellent Organisation to work for"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources Business Partner in Manchester, England
    Current Employee - Human Resources Business Partner in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Arcadis full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Agile and Flexible working, able to work and balance work/life
    Great teams and people, supportive environment
    Excellent Benefits and Employee Wellbeing Initiatives
    Great Career Progression Opportunities

    Cons

    I Haven't come across any down sides to working for Arcadis at the moment

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work and making the people proud to work for Arcadis.


  6. "If your good enough, you are old enough"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior PM in London, England
    Current Employee - Senior PM in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Arcadis full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - excellent promotion opportunities
    - great colleagues
    - autonomy to make a difference
    - focus on technical excellence
    - variation of work
    - puts people first

    Cons

    - large company culture may not be for everyone
    - networking is important and may not be for everyone

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  7. "Positive graduate experience - environmental planning"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Archaeological and Cultural Heritage Consultant in Stroud, England
    Current Employee - Graduate Archaeological and Cultural Heritage Consultant in Stroud, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Arcadis full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Practice what they preach (sustainability etc)
    Forward thinking
    Great attitude to health and safety
    Flexible hours
    Care about what they do

    Cons

    Corporate
    Some offices in remote locations

    Advice to Management

    Juice bars!

  8. "Arcadis Review"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Cost Consultant in Birmingham, England
    Current Employee - Assistant Cost Consultant in Birmingham, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Arcadis full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Many projects and sectors to get involved in. Opportunity to take your career progression into your own hands with opportunities there.

    Cons

    Work life balance can become demanding with project deadlines. This will be the construction industry in general.

    Advice to Management

    Fantastic, keep on going keeping employees motivated.


  9. "Best company I've ever worked for"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director of Business Operations in Bristol, England
    Current Employee - Director of Business Operations in Bristol, England
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Arcadis full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Friendly, collaborative, supportive, forward thinking organisation that really cares about it's people, it's clients, and the planet.

    Cons

    Brand recognition not as good as it deserves to be, but improving all the time.


  10. "Project manager"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in London, England
    Current Employee - Project Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Lots of work good opportunities

    Cons

    Difficulties to promote within the same team