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Royal Mail CEO Rico Back
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Pros
  • "good pay and increased pay after 6 months(in 126 reviews)

  • "Better than minimum wage pay; keeps you fit; opportunity to get to know the people on your route if you don't get shifted around too much(in 30 reviews)

Cons
  • "No cons, work was casual as and when so I didn’t expect full time regular hours(in 34 reviews)

  • "Although the hourly rate is good, the part time wage is not enough to live on(in 24 reviews)

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  1. "No real progression but the culture is good"

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    Current Employee - Indoor Postman in Swindon, Wiltshire, South West England, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Royal Mail full-time for more than 20 years

    Pros

    Laid back Good pay for the job Good benefits

    Cons

    Not much progression potential Mundane work

    Royal Mail2019-05-18
  2. "A rewarding place"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England

    I worked at Royal Mail part-time for more than 6 years

    Pros

    Rewarding, flexible, decent pay, good environment, fun people

    Cons

    Slow pace, lack of technical knowledge, lack of technical at work, so many action managers, not clear goal

    Royal Mail2019-05-17
  3. "Good Company"

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    Current Employee - Postman With Driving in London, England

    I have been working at Royal Mail part-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    Pay is good, working outdoor's which is great, fairly easy job and nice people

    Cons

    Lots of pressure to rush around and finish on time

    Royal Mail2019-05-15
  4. "Postman"

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      Former Employee - Postman With Driving 

      I worked at Royal Mail full-time

      Pros

      Sense of achievement, good exercise, team spirit.

      Cons

      Being out in all weathers.

      Royal Mail2019-05-13
    • "Good Employer"

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

      I have been working at Royal Mail full-time

      Pros

      Nature of the service we provide to customer Well paid jobs

      Cons

      Slow pace to change Prioritisation

      Advice to Management

      Don't overlook on long term strategies

      Royal Mail2019-05-13
    • "Process Analyst"

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      Former Employee - Process Analyst in Brighton, England
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

      I worked at Royal Mail full-time for more than 20 years

      Pros

      Many job opportunities and varied work

      Cons

      None I can think of

      Advice to Management

      None

      Royal Mail2019-05-09
    • "Fine"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I worked at Royal Mail part-time for more than 2 years

        Pros

        Lots of exercise. Job and finish culture

        Cons

        managers working to meet targets will push you

        Royal Mail2019-05-21
      • "Alright for what it is"

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        Former Employee - Postman in Bristol, England
        Recommends
        Neutral Outlook
        No Opinion of CEO

        I worked at Royal Mail part-time for more than 2 years

        Pros

        Get to work without constant supervision. Finish relatively early in the day (usually).

        Cons

        Strong expectation of overtime as and when needed.

        Royal Mail2019-05-16
      • "good"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I worked at Royal Mail part-time

        Pros

        good money for the work

        Cons

        none that i can think of

        Royal Mail2019-05-01
      • "delivery driver"

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        Current Employee - Post Person in Kidderminster, England
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook

        I have been working at Royal Mail full-time for more than 4 years

        Pros

        enjoy working outdoors on my own or with a team

        Cons

        none that i can think of

        Advice to Management

        request for employment

        Royal Mail2019-04-28
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