Transport for London Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated 2 Jan 2021

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242 Ratings
Pros
  • "Always interesting work with a great work life balance(in 100 reviews)

  • "Free travel around the whole of the TfL network(in 86 reviews)

Cons
  • "Disconnected from senior management(in 44 reviews)

  • "None absolutely loved my job with tfl(in 38 reviews)

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  1. "good employer"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Finance Lead in London, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Transport for London full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    cares for its people, repsects work life balance,

    Cons

    gets dragged into political arguments and can largely just watch

  2. "TfL is a great employer"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Commercial Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Transport for London full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great Culture, Good Facilities, Work-Life balance, Perks, Good Career Prospects

    Cons

    Underfunding of projects, Management slow to react to change, Last minute decision making,


  3. "Good job, poor career"

    3.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Engineer in London, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Transport for London full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    benefits work life balance good salary especially per hour worked!

    Cons

    no opportunity for promotion very old school people and processes

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  4. "Interesting work, good work life balance but salaries aren't too high..."

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Sponsor in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Transport for London full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good work life balance, good benefits

    Cons

    Lower salaries compared to private sector

  5. "Good place to work, not ideal to advance in your career."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Operations Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Transport for London full-time

    Pros

    Flexible employee, really good work-life balance, benefits and pension

    Cons

    Not ideal place if you are looking to progress on your career. little to none opportunity to increase your salary by internal promotion.

  6. "Great"

    5.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Rolling Stock Engineer in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Transport for London full-time

    Pros

    Innovative Embrace change Technologically advanced Work life balance Benefits Role is interesting and engaging

    Cons

    None that come to mind

  7. "Great company."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lead Recruiter in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Transport for London full-time

    Pros

    Always interesting work with a great work life balance.

    Cons

    No cons working at Transport for London.

  8. "Slow-paced and politically challenging"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Analyst in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Transport for London full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great work life balance, interesting problems

    Cons

    Beaurocracy and politics rule, hard to progress

  9. "Super interesting but taken for granted"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Transport Planner in London, England

    I worked at Transport for London full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Interesting, work life balance, annual leave, free travel

    Cons

    Lack of gratitude, no room for progression

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  10. "Good company"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Civil Engineer in London, England

    I have been working at Transport for London full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Huge variety of projects to be involved with, great experience. Excellent work life balance.

    Cons

    Internal progression process fairly inefficient. Pay progression could also be improved.

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