Royal Mail Reviews

Updated 6 February 2016
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Royal Mail CEO Moya M. Greene
Moya M. Greene
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Pros
  • Good pay and benefits good working balance with lots of walking (in 26 reviews)

  • Get to meet interesting people on the rounds, keeps you fit (in 12 reviews)

Cons
  • Saturday working and early starts can limit your social life (in 10 reviews)

  • old boys club; it's not what you can do when you know the right person/ or sleeping with senior management (astonishingly common (in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Job prospects in RM"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Delivery Driver in Diss, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Delivery Driver in Diss, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Royal Mail full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    I find them a reliable employer, pay is good and annual leave and T & C's are good.

    Cons

    I don't really have and complaints.

    Advice to Management

    Just to be more proactive in our constant battle to be the best and better than the competition.


  2. "postman"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Postman in Mount Pleasant, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Postman in Mount Pleasant, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Royal Mail full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    I work in distibution in mount pleasant london

    Cons

    Work is enjoyable and I like working for royalmail

    Advice to Management

    My manager is very friendly helpful and enjoy to work with


  3. "I love my job!"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Post Lady in Bristol, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Post Lady in Bristol, England (UK)

    Pros

    I love my job, I work in a fab office in bristol(winterbourne) the people are lovely the manager can't do enough to help you out. I have been in the job 10 years. I love being out and about in the community and talking to people and helping the elderly when I can.

    Cons

    The only cons I have for my job is we can't control the weather!

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


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  5. "Deputy manager"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Deputy Manager in Edinburgh, Scotland (UK)
    Current Employee - Deputy Manager in Edinburgh, Scotland (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Royal Mail full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Very good employer with good wages and structure.

    Cons

    They only take part time employers now.

    Advice to Management

    Advice to myself don't think that would work lol


  6. "Opg"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Postman in Aberdeen, Scotland (UK)
    Current Employee - Postman in Aberdeen, Scotland (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Royal Mail full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Enjoyment of meeting different ppl everyday and having to work as part of a team, everyday is different from the last

    Cons

    Having to go out in the freezing cold, rain, storms getting soaked right through to the skin even with waterproofs on

    Advice to Management

    There is no advice you can give to management except if you have to say something to posties about doing something wrong then take them to a quiet place out of prying ears and have a word


  7. "People tend to stay"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Post Person in Swindon, Wiltshire, South West England, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Post Person in Swindon, Wiltshire, South West England, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Royal Mail part-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good salary always a chance to do overtime if you need it , payed sick and holidays with lots of employee support to hand should you need to use it .

    Cons

    Communications between shifts are minimal

    Advice to Management

    Consistency from managers from all shifts would earn them better respect and productiveness


  8. "Postman"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Postman in Chatteris, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Postman in Chatteris, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Offers better than average rates of pay, its great to work outdoors, you also get to meet lots of new people. Good exercise

    Cons

    Extremely overworked, being on your feet all day. Getting wet on rainy days, being chased by dogs. The increasing amount of parcels

    Advice to Management

    Being expected to do more and more work everyday, although we are already at maximum limit of capabilities, we work had and you know it


  9. "Postwoman"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Delivery Driver and Postwomen in Liverpool, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Delivery Driver and Postwomen in Liverpool, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great workmates and meet nice people and lovely to work outdoors

    Cons

    Some equipment needs updating and better waterproof uniform


  10. "Royal Mail working at"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Postman in Ringwood, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Postman in Ringwood, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits good working balance with lots of walking

    Cons

    Being put on rounds that are full time when only part time worker

    Advice to Management

    Better structuring


  11. "Postman"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Postman in Pontypool, Wales (UK)
    Current Employee - Postman in Pontypool, Wales (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Royal Mail full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Get to meet interesting people on the rounds, keeps you fit.

    Cons

    Economic climate has made delivery offices cut back to bare minimum.

    Advice to Management

    Show staff that they are appreciated when done good work.



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