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Carillion Reviews

Updated 7 Nov 2019

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3.2
25%
Recommend to a Friend
14%
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Carillion CEO Richard Howson
Richard Howson
96 Ratings
Pros
  • "One of the top businesses in UK construction with great people, projects and opportunities(in 12 reviews)

  • "Flexible working and reasonably good training(in 9 reviews)

Cons
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  1. "Administration"

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Livingston, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Carillion full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The programmes to work from are very easy to learn and navigate

    Cons

    People’s jobs being lost due to redundancy

    Carillion2019-05-21
  2. "Good but busted"

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    Former Employee - Sub Agent 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Car list. Good hours. Decent pay

    Cons

    Went bust. Very bad management

    Carillion2019-11-07
  3. "Liquidation"

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    Former Employee - Senior Project Administrator in Cambridge, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Local to home so good commute for myself

    Cons

    Rubbish pay with no salary reviews

    Carillion2019-10-24
  4. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Accounts Payable in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good management and good progression options

    Cons

    Relocations and the company soon shut

    Carillion2019-09-24
  5. "worst company ever"

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    Former Employee - Labourer/Driver in Glasgow, Scotland
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    none that i can think of

    Cons

    lack of basic communication from top to bottom,salary often wrong

    Advice to Management

    try actually managing,instead of ignoring issue's

    Carillion2019-10-06
  6. "Carillion"

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    Former Employee - Head of Marketing 

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

    Pros

    Got paid and didnt stay long

    Cons

    Terrible company no commercial nous

    Advice to Management

    Be honest and effective

    Carillion2019-10-10
  7. "Not a great experience."

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    Former Employee - Manager in Swindon, Wiltshire, South West England, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good people trying to do their best.

    Cons

    Poor IT, poor leadership.

    Advice to Management

    Listen more.

    Carillion2019-09-05
  8. "quiet place to work"

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    Former Employee - IT Project Manager in Wolverhampton, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Carillion full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    work from home opportunities great

    Cons

    They did not adhere to their own values

    Advice to Management

    good luck finding a new role

    Carillion2019-08-28
  9. "Not surprisingly what happened!"

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    Former Employee - Proposal Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Interesting projects, flexible working from home

    Cons

    Bullying culture, sexism was rife. Lack of structure. Terrible middle management.

    Carillion2019-08-22
  10. "Document Controller"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Carillion full-time

    Pros

    Learned a lot of new skills

    Cons

    Company went bankrupt beginning of 2018

    Carillion2019-05-01
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