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Updated 22 September 2018
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Pros
  • "Good pay (especially if you can get within M25)" (in 105 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 27 reviews)

Cons
  • "too much pressure put upon full time staff,unrealistic targets and duties/walks that are nigh on impossible to finish during your hours of work" (in 27 reviews)

  • "I have had the oppourtunity to work as a Christmas Casual on a part time basis" (in 22 reviews)

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  1. "Loved every minute"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Royal Mail full-time

    Pros

    Loved being out and about meeting new people

    Cons

    Can be long hours some days


  2. "christmas job sorting mail"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Gateshead, England
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Gateshead, England
    Recommends

    I worked at Royal Mail part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    friendly staff nice place to work. Good money. fast paced environment time goes by fast.

    Cons

    you have to be relatively physically fit.

  3. "christmas temp"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Royal Mail part-time

    Pros

    good shift variety and welcoming conversational colleagues

    Cons

    i experienced no bad sides of the work


  4. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Royal Mail full-time

    Pros

    Good amount of holidays. Decent benefits through company.

    Cons

    Difficult to book spare days of holiday. Going through a rough transition. Atmosphere can sometimes be prickly, to say the least.


  5. "Manager"

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    Current Employee - Graduate in Leeds, England
    Current Employee - Graduate in Leeds, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Royal Mail full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly people willing to help you

    Cons

    Union managers swan around like royalty

    Advice to Management

    You are secretly despised. Be more civil.


  6. "Data Scientist"

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    Current Employee - Junior Data Scientist in London, England
    Current Employee - Junior Data Scientist in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Royal Mail full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The team work and opportunity are really nice

    Cons

    Such a huge company tend to be slow to change


  7. "Sales"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Flexible hours. Canteen. Parking. Pension. That's about it.

    Cons

    Management. Changes happen too slow. People stuck in their ways.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to staff.

  8. "Mail sorter"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Royal Mail part-time

    Pros

    Great salary, Flexible and a good opportunity for teamwork

    Cons

    Can't really think of any but the night shift can be stressful


  9. "Too much"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Royal Mail full-time

    Pros

    Good pay for what is done

    Cons

    Too much work to complete in time given


  10. "Ok"

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    Former Employee - Saturday Post
    Former Employee - Saturday Post

    I worked at Royal Mail part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Pay and getting good amount of exercise

    Cons

    Christmas and some management staff


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