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British Council CEO Ciarán Devane
Ciarán Devane
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  1. "GOOD TO GO"

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    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Noida
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at British Council full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Perfect work life balance Library Membership Great Trainings

    Cons

    Low growth opportunities. WILL UPDATE LATER

    Advice to Management

    NONE

    British Council2018-11-27
  2. "Overall it's a good experience. However as it's a small unit, growth opportunities are little low"

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    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Noida
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at British Council full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Rapidly growing year by year

    Cons

    Growth in Finance and Account department is not remarkable

    Advice to Management

    Get the right people at right place. There are so much in-house talent but you not using it wisely

    British Council2019-04-13
  3. "Good if it's your first job there"

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    Former Employee - Operations Executive in Gurgaon, Haryana

    I worked at British Council full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good and supportive team, a lot to learn for a new comer, work here will definitely improve your IT skills.

    Cons

    Lots of overtime work but no overtime payment, less salary and slow growth.

    Advice to Management

    Either stick to the claimed 5*8 = 40 hours or initiate overtime payment process.

    British Council2019-02-08
  4. "Training & Assessments Consultant"

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    Current Employee - Trainer & Assessor in New Delhi

    I have been working at British Council part-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good branding and reach in English language services

    Cons

    Payment varies across countries and continents

    British Council2018-12-06
  5. "Senior IT INFRASTRUCTURE DESIGN MANAGER"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at British Council full-time

    Pros

    Educational Institute Domain of UK

    Cons

    IT is Fully Segmented, so Limited access.

    British Council2018-11-12
  6. "Project Manager"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at British Council full-time

      Pros

      Good working atmosphere - work life balance

      Cons

      Poor salary structure- needs review

      Advice to Management

      None

      British Council2018-10-25
    • Helpful (1)

      "Freelance staff are for use and throw"

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      Current Employee - Invigilator in Bangalore
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook

      I have been working at British Council full-time for more than 3 years

      Pros

      Hard to find any pros

      Cons

      Salary is very low. You can't make a living with the salary

      Advice to Management

      Increase the pay scale of freelance staff. Treat them with respect

      British Council2018-11-18
    • "Senior executive"

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      Current Employee - Senior Executive in Noida
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at British Council full-time

      Pros

      Good culture, life balance, management is good

      Cons

      Compensation, employee benefits are decreasing

      Advice to Management

      Dont cut employees benefit will lead to attrition

      British Council2018-10-12
    • Helpful (2)

      "Team Leader - Finance"

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      Former Employee - Team Leader in Greater Noida
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

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

      Pros

      1. Excellent working conditions 2. Best in the class compensation 3. Work-Life balance better than the industry

      Cons

      1. Pathetic Leadership (especially at Top) 2. Too much nepotism and favouritism 3. Very orthodox minded organization 4. Too much bureaucracy 5. Highly unstructured Performance Review 6. Management by thumb rule and pressure 7. Employees are largely frustrated 8. Corrupt senior management 9. Very few growth opportunities 10. Senior Leadership do not walk the talk regarding values

      British Council2018-07-17
    • Helpful (1)

      "You Keep Learning"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at British Council full-time

      Pros

      great work environment great colleagues You will be mentored Best Training for employee development

      Cons

      Pays Less from Industry standards

      British Council2018-05-01
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