Arup Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated 24 Dec 2020

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  1. "Good place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consulting in London, England

    I have been working at Arup full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Very Good working culture, with a good work life balance

    Cons

    Being an engineering firm, some of the forward thinking can be conservative

  2. "Excellent company for new graduates"

    3.0
    Former Employee - IT Consultant in London, England

    I worked at Arup full-time

    Pros

    1. Great work/life balance; 2. Excellent learning opportunities due to projects in different parts of the work.

    Cons

    1. Low salary; 2. Constant change in team structure during my time at Arup.


  3. "Decent"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Electrical Engineer in Manchester, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Arup full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    training, investment, projects, experience, people

    Cons

    work life balance, salary, old school management

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  4. "Working life"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Transaction Specialist in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Arup full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Interesting projects, kind people, flexible, good work life balance.

    Cons

    Promotions and pay rise procedure not flexible enough to reward hard work and delivering on projects.

  5. "People focused company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - CAD Technician in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Arup full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Profit shares, people focused, investment into a persons development, good work life balance

    Cons

    Low salary, the review is once a year, grade system does not work

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  6. "Horrendous hours"

    2.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Architectural Assistant in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Arup full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Nice colleagues (minus directors). Good experience for your CV

    Cons

    Long hours. Crazy directors. No work life balance

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  7. "internship"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Operations Consultant in London, England

    I worked at Arup for less than a year

    Pros

    great work life balance, opportunity to be on different projects and things that you are actually interested in

    Cons

    no downsides, throughly enjoyed it

  8. "Great company"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Engineer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Arup full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great work life balance and suport

    Cons

    Staff is too large and sometime it feels like you are just a number

  9. "Interesting projects"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Structural Engineer in London, England

    I worked at Arup full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Interesting projects and knowledgable people

    Cons

    Sometimes poor work life balance

  10. Helpful (1)

    "Office politics based. Promotions not based on technical excellence."

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Acoustic Consultant in Winchester, England
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at Arup full-time

    Pros

    good work life balance overall

    Cons

    Play the office politics to be promoted

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