British Council Reviews

Updated 20 Jan 2021

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3.8
77%
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British Council Chief Executive Ciarán Devane
Ciarán Devane
277 Ratings
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  • "Low salary compared to the market(in 36 reviews)

  • "Poor on benefits; poor work life balance in language centres; can be ruthless in industrial relations(in 25 reviews)

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  1. "Good company to work with."

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Management Trainee in Noida
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at British Council full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good company to work with for freshers.

    Cons

    No cabs, free food,or bonus.

  2. "Nice place to work"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Team Leader in Noida
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at British Council full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Comfortable environment to work in

    Cons

    Located very far in noida


  3. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Technical Lead in Noida

    I have been working at British Council full-time

    Pros

    Everything is very pitch perfect

    Cons

    None to recall as such

  4. "Great Company to work for"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Head-HR in Noida
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at British Council full-time

    Pros

    Great work life balance, great people, love the work challenges

    Cons

    Nothing that comes to my mind as of now

  5. COVID-19

    "Good"

    1.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in New Delhi
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at British Council full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good, Work culture is good, Opportunities are good

    Cons

    okay, no salary hike this year due to pandemic

  6. "ljgk"

    2.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at British Council full-time

    Pros

    salary comes on time every month

    Cons

    there are management issue in the co.

  7. "Pathetic and Dirty Politics"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Executive in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at British Council full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    I didnt found any pros.

    Cons

    Doesn't value employees Hr team is good for nothing No work life balance No growth opp. Working on ancient systems and platform No apt staff and place

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  8. "Senior executive"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at British Council full-time

    Pros

    Great learning opportunities,easy movement to different department

    Cons

    Favourism and low salary benefit

  9. "Only good for experience people"

    2.0
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    Current Employee - Team Leader in Noida
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at British Council full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    working environment is good for young employees

    Cons

    does not care about employees

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  10. "Great organization for learning and growth opportunities"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Team Lead/Manager in Noida
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at British Council full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Growth Opportunities Win-Win Mindset Friendly and experienced staff with knowledge sharing attitude

    Cons

    Salary Some self saving mindset with a few people at different levels

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