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Civil Service United Kingdom Reviews

Updated 23 Feb 2020

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3.9
79%
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87%
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Civil Service United Kingdom Cabinet Secretary  Sir Jeremy Heywood
Sir Jeremy Heywood
50 Ratings
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  1. "HEO INTERVIEWS"

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    Current Employee - Construction 

    I have been working at Civil Service United Kingdom full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work always.

    Cons

    None at all to mention now.

    Civil Service United Kingdom2020-02-05
  2. "Junior Project Manager"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager 

    I have been working at Civil Service United Kingdom full-time

    Pros

    Flexi time, good benefits nice place to work

    Cons

    Lots of people who have no idea in higher management, no clear progression path, hard to get qualifications at a low level

    Civil Service United Kingdom2020-02-22
  3. "Pretty good"

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    Current Employee - Principal Research Officer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Civil Service United Kingdom full-time

    Pros

    Work life balance, team spirit, working on big picture issues

    Cons

    At the whim of ministerial decisions

    Civil Service United Kingdom2020-02-11
  4. "depends upon office"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Southport, England

    I have been working at Civil Service United Kingdom full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    can be great or not just depends where you work

    Cons

    pays less for jobs roles than private sector. usually compensated for with work life balance

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    Civil Service United Kingdom2020-02-23
  5. "My time in the Civil Service"

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    Current Employee - AO Support in Liverpool, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Civil Service United Kingdom full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Friendship and nice views from the office

    Cons

    Some of the people I dealt with on the telephone were rude

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    Civil Service United Kingdom2020-02-18
  6. "business manager"

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    Current Employee - Business Manager in Coventry, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Civil Service United Kingdom full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    ok good enjoyable well paid varied

    Cons

    no cons great place to work

    Civil Service United Kingdom2020-02-03
  7. "Very good work life balance"

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    Current Employee - Lead Auditor 

    I have been working at Civil Service United Kingdom full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good work life balance, flexible working hours.

    Cons

    Pay is not competetive as compared to private sector.

    Civil Service United Kingdom2020-01-29
  8. "Manage a team"

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    Current Employee - Manager 

    I have been working at Civil Service United Kingdom full-time

    Pros

    Good work life balance Worthwhile

    Cons

    Poor pay & limited progression opportunities

    Civil Service United Kingdom2020-01-26
  9. "Great for youngsters starting admin career"

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    Current Employee - Case Officer in Blackpool, England
    Recommends

    I have been working at Civil Service United Kingdom full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    This job has given me great feel for office life. Although my role is very basic in terms of admin work, it has given me great insight into the rest of the industry and allowed me to plan my career path.

    Cons

    Progression opportunities are limited in house, which has led me to look elsewhere for a new role.

    Civil Service United Kingdom2020-01-24
  10. "Referencer civil service"

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    Current Employee - Referencing Executive in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Civil Service United Kingdom part-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Flexible, structured, simplistic, non challenging, friendly

    Cons

    Banal, tedious, tunnel vision, management is too structured

    Civil Service United Kingdom2020-02-04

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