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Carillion Reviews

Updated 21 May 2019

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Found 204 reviews

3.2
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27%
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14%
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Carillion CEO Richard Howson
Richard Howson
92 Ratings
Pros
  • "One of the top businesses in UK construction with great people, projects and opportunities(in 11 reviews)

  • "Good team approach and company culture(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 (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. "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
    • "Great place to work"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Carillion full-time

      Pros

      Nice atmosphere, great people, good to staff, good management, good opportunities, absolutely amazing experience working with great railway people.

      Cons

      Not really much to say

      Carillion2019-04-29
    • "..."

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      Former Employee - Customer Solutions Advisor 
      Doesn't Recommend
      No Opinion of CEO

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

      Pros

      People were very friendly and there was always a good working atmosphere

      Cons

      Not exactly the best company to have worked for

      Carillion2019-05-13
    • "Development opportunities"

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

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

      Pros

      Development opportunities and autonomy to test and learn

      Cons

      None great leadership and management

      Carillion2019-04-27
    • "Great people to work with"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at Carillion full-time

      Pros

      Worked on a FM contract with some amazing people. High performing team and lots of support.

      Cons

      Some of the processes were slow but this is typical of a large company. HR functions located abroad which could sometimes make things difficult.

      Carillion2019-04-20
    • "Great Company"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at Carillion full-time

      Pros

      People, Customer Focus & values

      Cons

      Lacking in the personal touch

      Advice to Management

      None

      Carillion2019-04-11
    • "Electrical engineer"

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

      I worked at Carillion full-time

      Pros

      Good work, pays on time correctly. Company vehicle and healthcare

      Cons

      The Company no longer exists

      Carillion2019-03-22
    • "Carillion pretty good?±"

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      Former Employee - Design Manager in Gloucester, England
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

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

      Pros

      supportive of part time work

      Cons

      Still too heavily male environment

      Advice to Management

      get with the times

      Carillion2019-03-31
    • "very bureaucratic company slow to change"

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      Former Employee - Team Leader in London, England
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

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

      Pros

      good opportunity to earn money if you are happy to work away

      Cons

      management is more concerned with paper exercises than managing staff effectively

      Advice to Management

      change the culture of the organisation and hire staff that have proven management ability

      Carillion2019-04-18
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