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Post Office Reviews

Updated 16 Jan 2020

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3.6
62%
Recommend to a Friend
56%
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Post Office Chief Executive Paula Vennells
Paula Vennells
121 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay and holiday entitlement(in 26 reviews)

  • "Great people and central offices(in 12 reviews)

Cons
  • "Not much career progression with certain contracts(in 10 reviews)

  • "Paid minimum wage, did not get paid any extra per hour when doing over time(in 8 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Look after their staff"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England

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

    Pros

    Look after their staff well

    Cons

    Nothing bad to comment n

    Post Office2019-03-13
  2. "great"

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    Current Employee - Counter Clerk 

    I have been working at Post Office part-time

    Pros

    Nice hours, great atmosphere and good pay

    Cons

    reptative tasks can make the job boring at times

    Post Office2020-01-16
  3. "Great little introduction and friendly employer."

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    Former Employee - Paper-Round Boy in Marske, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Friendly staff and accommodated timings during off-school periods.

    Cons

    Uncomfortable and not secure paper-round bags. Difficult to manoeuvre about and dangerous if you happen to fall.

    Advice to Management

    Improve the ergonomics of the paper round bag perhaps something you can strap onto the bike itself.

    Post Office2020-01-12
  4. "Past"

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    Former Employee - Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Post Office full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Pay was good for type of job

    Cons

    Too much change for the sake of change

    Advice to Management

    Trust your staff opinions

    Post Office2020-01-03
  5. "ok"

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    Current Employee - Postmaster 

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

    Pros

    freedom, shop sales do as u please

    Cons

    stressful, no support from po

    Post Office2019-12-23
  6. "Great place"

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Counter Clerk 

    I worked at Post Office part-time

    Pros

    Great team, Great experience. Lots of work.

    Cons

    Can be boring, repetitive early mornings.

    Post Office2019-12-03
  7. Helpful (1)

    "Great institution but riddled with politics and uncertainty"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great brand. Some really great people. Big opportunities of organisation can get itself aligned behind them.

    Cons

    Existential threats. Lack of clear vision and strategy. Political. CFO with a mania for cost-cutting at the expense of almost everything else.

    Advice to Management

    Place your big bets and focus 100% on them. Get rid of the politicians and egos.

    Post Office2019-12-02
  8. "Great environment"

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    Former Employee - Implementation Manager in London, England

    I worked at Post Office full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good culture lots to learn good work life balance

    Cons

    Internal politics Too much bureaucracy

    Post Office2019-11-08
  9. "Tough job but very rewarding"

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    Current Employee - Post Office Clerk in Leeds, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    get to know the customers

    Cons

    the pay on the go constantly

    Post Office2019-11-14
  10. "A review"

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    Former Employee - Clerk 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Decent but mess you about

    Cons

    Lots of changes in work

    Post Office2019-10-22
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