Royal Mail Reviews

Updated 2 Aug 2020

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3.4
61%
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Royal Mail CEO Rico Back
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184 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay and plenty of overtime(in 171 reviews)

  • "Good pay Early starts/early finish(in 55 reviews)

Cons
  • "Management and working 19 years on a part time contract(in 33 reviews)

  • "Long hours standing, must be very fit(in 28 reviews)

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  1. "Chill Gig"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Royal Mail, Christmas Casual in Norwich, England

    I worked at Royal Mail full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Super-duper relaxed, cool shift managers and easy work.

    Cons

    The location I worked at wasn't on Google Maps so it was a struggle to find on my first day.

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  2. "All round"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Peterborough, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Royal Mail full-time

    Pros

    Great company with many perks

    Cons

    Company has a Hard culture to change


  3. "Sorting mail"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Christmas Casual 

    I worked at Royal Mail part-time

    Pros

    Good pay, good for students and anyone who wants more money around Christmas

    Cons

    Staff are rude and as a temp nobody is bothered about you

  4. "."

    5.0
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Postperson in Coventry, England

    I worked at Royal Mail full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great flexibility with shifts and job was easy.

    Cons

    No cons, overall good experience.

  5. "Good workplace"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Postman in Melton Mowbray, England

    I worked at Royal Mail part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good pay for what you do daily

    Cons

    Unfair workload where some rounds are much easier than others

  6. "Good Company"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Operations Manager in Bristol, England

    I have been working at Royal Mail full-time

    Pros

    - Job opportunities - Development - Friendly environment

    Cons

    - Managers v CWU hostility

  7. "Postman"

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

    I worked at Royal Mail full-time

    Pros

    Good pay good hours nice people

    Cons

    Nothing that i could consider

  8. "Mixed opinions"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Postman/Woman With Driving in Nottingham, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Royal Mail part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Colleagues (The best you'll ever work with) The job itself, customers, fitness, freedom.

    Cons

    Management in general (targets are to blame and privatisation), poor contracts and poor training

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  9. "Not the job it used to be. Tracked every minute of the day"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Current Employee - Postman/Woman With Driving 

    I have been working at Royal Mail full-time

    Pros

    Union and hours are only things that keep job half decent

    Cons

    No time to do the job properly

  10. "Decent part time job"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Postman in Exeter, England

    I worked at Royal Mail part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Hours, start early, finish early.

    Cons

    No opportunity for progression at all

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