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Cabinet Office Reviews

Updated 13 Nov 2019

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3.2
53%
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Cabinet Office CEO Nick Clegg
Nick Clegg
13 Ratings
Pros
Cons
  • "Very set ways of working unique to the Civil Service(in 6 reviews)

  • "Senior management bullying and lack of any clarity around what they want you to do(in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Fast Stream"

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    Former Employee - Civil Service Fast Stream 

    I worked at Cabinet Office full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Very supportive and encouraging. Good training.

    Cons

    Salary not high enough compared to other mainstream roles.

    Cabinet Office2019-08-13
  2. "Real Value add"

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    Current Employee - Department Head in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great sense of making a difference to the UK population

    Cons

    lots of process and bureaucracy

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    Cabinet Office2019-11-13
  3. "Good place to work, interesting work and good people"

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    Current Employee - Adviser 

    I have been working at Cabinet Office full-time

    Pros

    Opportunity to make a difference. It's easy to move around.

    Cons

    Slow moving systems make it frustrating

    Cabinet Office2019-11-12
  4. "CO review"

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    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager 

    I have been working at Cabinet Office part-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Not a bad place to work.

    Cons

    Nothing of significanxe to note.

    Cabinet Office2019-11-04
  5. "Ok at best"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager 

    I have been working at Cabinet Office full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    relaxed environment, people are friendly

    Cons

    poor management, not understanding project management, very high turn over

    Cabinet Office2019-11-08
  6. "Interesting, fast, sometimes frustrating, high turnover"

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    Current Employee - Senior Policy Advisor 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Politics, power, current, newsworthy, important

    Cons

    Varied quality of colleagues

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    Cabinet Office2019-10-19
  7. "Good culture"

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    Current Employee - Recruiting Manager 

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

    Pros

    Culture is moving forward rapidly - working from home, flexi time etc

    Cons

    Some senior management less visible

    Cabinet Office2019-10-15
  8. "'yes' ministers in suits only"

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    Former Employee - Deputy Director in City of Westminster, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Cabinet Office full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    scale and variety of work , project disciplines and governance, exposure to 'behind the scenes' reality of the news headlines, good opportunities to move to other Departments.

    Cons

    nepotism not merit, lacks diversity, lacks ambition, still white male public school dominated , not good with original thinkers.

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    Cabinet Office2019-11-08
  9. "would not recommend"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager 

    I have been working at Cabinet Office full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    progression/job opportunties, learning and development

    Cons

    unorganised, job statisfaction is low because it is difficult to deliver and get projects moving as senior manager won't agree to much

    Cabinet Office2019-09-08
  10. "FastStreamer"

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    Current Employee - Statistician 

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

    Pros

    Flexible hours, high profile and exciting work

    Cons

    Behind the curve of data analytics

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    Cabinet Office2019-07-09
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