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KLM Reviews

Updated 20 Feb 2020

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4.0
92%
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97%
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KLM CEO Pieter J. Th. Elbers
Pieter J. Th. Elbers
94 Ratings
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  • "Daardoor veel ouderwetse zaken binnen het bedrijf(in 13 reviews)

  • "Door de grote van organisatie kunnen de mogelijkheden wel tijd kosten(in 12 reviews)

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  1. "Ok"

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    Current Employee - Cabin Crew in Thetford, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at KLM part-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Staff travel, can go to KLM long haul after 5 years in the company, good Sadlery and benefits, lots of varied nightstop destinations

    Cons

    Multi sector days 5 days away at a time, different hotel every night, packing and unpacking suitcase daily, only 2 cabin crew per aircraft

    KLM2016-10-16
  2. Helpful (1)

    "A good place to start - KLM UK Engineering"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at KLM full-time

    Pros

    Many good engineers and mechanics to work with

    Cons

    Poorly organised, a lot of frustratingly slow days

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    KLM2016-06-29
  3. "Great company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Amstelveen
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Plenty of room for personal development, career progression. They invest a lot in you and your future

    Cons

    Head office has a strong Dutch focus internally (eg international communication)

    KLM2020-02-20
  4. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Product Owner in Amstelveen
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Really nice place to work Respects and appreciates its employees.

    Cons

    A lot of internal politics.

    KLM2020-02-15
  5. "Lots of opportunities"

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    Current Employee - Management Trainee 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - You are given a lot of freedom - The company is extremely diverse (multiple buisnesses)

    Cons

    - Average age is high (probably for a reason)

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    KLM2020-02-10
  6. "Great place to start off as Line Maintenance Mechanic"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at KLM full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great people. Many Aircraft types. Great enviroment.

    Cons

    Starting salary below average for an Engineer. Working hours. Management.

    KLM2020-01-02
  7. "Internship KLM E&M"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at KLM full-time

    Pros

    - Relaxed working environment - Nice workforce, friendly colleagues

    Cons

    - Poor salary - Bulky company, hard to communicate swiftly across different divisions

    KLM2019-12-06
  8. "cabin crew life"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at KLM full-time

    Pros

    good balance of work and personal life, money, quick feedback from company, professional

    Cons

    not that much cons probably little bit old school style

    KLM2019-10-31
  9. "The Sky is blue"

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    Former Employee - Purser in Amsterdam
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at KLM full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Best employer in the world

    Cons

    Away from home all the time

    KLM2019-10-10
  10. "A nice company to work at"

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    Current Employee - Product Owner 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good life-work balance Nice colleagues Interesting industry Opportunities within the company

    Cons

    Slow decision-making can block speed and innovation

    KLM2019-09-23

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