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BBC CEO Tony Hall
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  1. "Exciting place to work"

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    Former Employee - Events in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BBC full-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    Great people and exciting content

    Cons

    Progression is slow - moving teams is the best way to progress internally

    BBC2019-05-20
  2. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Producer in Salford, North West England, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at BBC full-time for more than 9 years

    Pros

    Flexible Working, EAP, Varied Opportunities

    Cons

    Low pay, could be more career management from senior staff

    BBC2019-05-20
  3. "Great place to work if you have the right line manager."

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BBC full-time for more than 6 years

    Pros

    The people are what makes the place great to work.

    Cons

    As always with working in the public service there are a few too many hoops to jump through to get things done.

    BBC2019-05-17
  4. "Great supportive institution"

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    Former Employee - Broadcast Media Researcher in London, England
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    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at BBC full-time for more than 9 years

    Pros

    Great supportive institution to work for

    Cons

    pay not as high as other broadcasters

    BBC2019-05-16
  5. "Decent employer"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at BBC full-time

      Pros

      Great range of projects and products

      Cons

      Difficult to take projects forward due to size of organisation

      BBC2019-05-15
    • "Newsroom jounalist"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

      I worked at BBC full-time

      Pros

      Interesting work if you are interested in the news

      Cons

      Can feel anonymous at times

      Advice to Management

      Fewer mid managers, more journalists

      BBC2019-05-09
    • "Good autonomy and view to do ambitious work"

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      Current Employee - Senior Design Researcher in London, England
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      Neutral Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

      I have been working at BBC full-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      - Autonomy to do the work - Mixed discipline teams - Nice colleagues - A sense that you're working toward the greater good - Ability to move products for more exposure - Work life balance is great

      Cons

      - Lots of different teams means people 'horde' projects (where it should be more collaborative - Top down strategy (with little way to feed into it if you're not very senior) - Pay could be more competitive - West London location (zone 2)

      BBC2019-05-08
    • "Excellent employer"

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      Current Employee - Senior Producer in London, England
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at BBC full-time for more than 6 years

      Pros

      Great environment Fantastic learning oppertunities cultural diversity

      Cons

      long hours pay not that great

      BBC2019-05-04
    • "a"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I have been working at BBC full-time

        Pros

        Lots of great training and fun people

        Cons

        Absolutely no cons whatsoever. Great place to work.

        BBC2019-05-01
      • "Good place to work"

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        Current Employee - Assistant in Salford, North West England, England
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        Positive Outlook
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        I have been working at BBC full-time for more than 2 years

        Pros

        Very friendly place to work, good hours and flexible and lots of development opportunities

        Cons

        Sometimes hard to contact managers

        BBC2019-04-29
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