London Underground Employee Reviews about "shift work"

Updated Dec 1, 2021

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Pros
  • "Free travel for you and someone in your household, 10 weeks allocated holiday per year(in 28 reviews)

  • "Good perks of free travel and plenty of annual leave(in 11 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Shift work but if you like it it's fine(in 32 reviews)

  • "Work life balance is challenging to maintain(in 7 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Good job

      Dec 1, 2021 - Train Operator in London, England
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Can be worked around family life, stress free

      Cons

      Shift work, working in isolation

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee

      better than stations

      Nov 6, 2021 - Train Operator in London, KY
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      more autonomy than working on stations

      Cons

      shift work is a killer

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Excellent employer

      Oct 11, 2021 - Tube Operator in London, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Salary 36 hour week 8 weeks holiday Free travel

      Cons

      Shift work Difficult job to acquire

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Good job, good career progression, terrible management

      Aug 12, 2021 - Service Controller in London, England
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Promote from within, good support if you are ambitious, fair and consistency, no discrimination, rigirous HR policies

      Cons

      Management don't actually care, not much long term view, culture can be a bit antiquated and toxic, shift work

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good salary and benefits

      Jul 23, 2021 - Service Operator in London, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good salary Free travel Discounted NR annual ticket Employee discounts

      Cons

      Shift work Annual leave can be difficult to arrange

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      LU CAA

      May 15, 2021 - Customer Service Assistant in London, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Stable job, not stressful, pay and benefits are decent

      Cons

      Shift work, lack of progression

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 8 years

      Great Job

      Feb 20, 2021 - Station Assistant Multi Functional in London, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      Good Money, flexible hours and great holiday. Unbeatable

      Cons

      Shift work but if you like it it's fine

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Customer service manager

      Feb 23, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in London, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good salary, 10 weeks holiday paid, free pass, good pension, career progression and good working environment.

      Cons

      Shift work, dealing with rude customers.

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    9. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Train operator

      Jan 30, 2021 - TrainDriver in Barking, England
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good salary and great pension

      Cons

      Shift work. No work life balance

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Great company

      Jan 7, 2021 - Advanced Train Maintainer in London, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Pension is great Leave is plentiful Sick leave is good Job security is the most important thing

      Cons

      Shift work, losing your weekends

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