Post Office Reviews

Updated 6 Aug 2020

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3.6
64%
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Post Office Chief Executive Officer Nick Read
Nick Read
12 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay and holiday entitlement(in 25 reviews)

  • "Working hours are very flexible and easy to manage(in 12 reviews)

Cons
  • "Cost challenges, limited career progression(in 11 reviews)

  • "Pay is basic min wage which is shocking considering the long hours and constant headaches of customers/management(in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Nice 9-5 job, with a new challenges every day."

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant General Manager in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    New stuff to learn every day chance to meet wide range of customers Nice wages and benefits

    Cons

    Not much progression as you will not have many managers in hierarchy You get repeated work most of the time.

  2. "Post Office"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Assistant in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Post Office full-time

    Pros

    Friendly and helpful to their staff and customers

    Cons

    Can't think of any cons


  3. "post office counter assistant"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Retail Assistant in Clitheroe, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Post Office part-time

    Pros

    varied customers, and an interesting varied job.

    Cons

    poor working conditions, and low pay.

  4. "Great!"

    3.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Advisor in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work life balance and opportunity to meet new people

    Cons

    Sometimes recieve rude customers but allows the opportunity to develop interpersonal skills.

  5. "Ok place to work, but few opportunities to progress"

    2.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Associate in Manchester, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Post Office full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The work colleagues were the best thing about the job.

    Cons

    Too much focus and pressure upon sales targets and up-selling of post office products to customers.

  6. "Delivered Letters"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Postman in Patna, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Outisde , Ownboss, Exercise, Nice people

    Cons

    None whatsoever it was a great time of my life

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  7. "Good place to get experience"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Branch Manager 

    I have been working at Post Office full-time

    Pros

    Learn a lot of new skills quickly

    Cons

    Aways busy and a lot of sick absence

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  8. "Great for colleague development"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Senior Marketing Manager in London, England

    I have been working at Post Office full-time

    Pros

    Really puts focus on colleague development, mentoring, coaching, personal development plans Lots of very smart people work here

    Cons

    Can feel very siloed at times like all big organisations

  9. "Some people think it's all over"

    2.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Office Administrator in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Post Office full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    It pays the mortgage at least

    Cons

    Too political an organisation now

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  10. "-"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Manchester City Centre, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    It is all good I think

    Cons

    It is sometimes a dull place

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