Royal Mail Employee Reviews about "early finish"

Updated 14 Jul 2020

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Royal Mail CEO Rico Back
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200 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay and plenty of overtime(in 173 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. "Delivery Driver"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Delivery Driver 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Royal Mail part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Early start, early finish. Good pay and plenty of overtime.

    Cons

    Rainy days, although if your out in a van its not as bad

  2. "Decent part time job"

    4.0
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    • 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


  3. "Jobsworth Managers"

    1.0
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    • Senior Management
    KEY NOT FOUND: reviews.temporary-former - Unemployed in Paisley, Scotland
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Royal Mail

    Pros

    Exercise, fresh air, early finish sometimes

    Cons

    Jobsworth management, broken promises, selfish working environment

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  4. "Hard work Good pay"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Postman/Woman With Driving 

    I have been working at Royal Mail full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Early starts and early finish Good pay

    Cons

    Work almost every weekend If you don’t have your own walk which is unlikely unless your with the company 5yrs* then it’s extremely stressful Unorganised Management do not care for personal problem such as childcare sickness etc

  5. "Work summary"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Postman With Driving in Bristol, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Royal Mail full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Start early, finish early afternoon. Work outside, great people to work with. Plenty of rewards.

    Cons

    Management always setting unrealistic targets. Work Saturdays. Van drivers who deliver mail to sort sometimes turn up late. Very chaotic during Christmas.

  6. "Good place to work"

    4.0
    Former Contractor - Driver 

    I worked at Royal Mail

    Pros

    Job and knock finish early

    Cons

    Get up early to start

  7. "It’s alright"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Postman 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Royal Mail full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Finish early and people you work with can be alright

    Cons

    No ones really got any idea what’s going on

  8. "Royal Mail"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Delivery Office Manager 

    I worked at Royal Mail full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Able to finish early in comparison to a standard 9 to 5 role.

    Cons

    Very repetitive, and no real career advancement opportunities.

  9. "take the good with the bad"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Postman With Driving 
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Royal Mail part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    you finish early everyday. depending what office you work at you get a week off after 5weeks

    Cons

    never been offered a full time contact and tend to get shipped around a lot to other offices

  10. "Ok but getting worse"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Postman in Dawlish, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Royal Mail full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Was great to start but it's not a job for the future. Early finish

    Cons

    Messed about with different rounds

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