Royal Mail Reviews

Updated 28 May 2020

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3.4
62%
Recommend to a Friend
29%
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Royal Mail CEO Rico Back
Rico Back
170 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay Early starts/early finish(in 164 reviews)

  • "Early finish active role with some control(in 53 reviews)

Cons
  • "If candidate A who picks up all the overtime is treated worse than Candidate B who is full time contract as been with the company 10 years(in 44 reviews)

  • "Management and working 19 years on a part time contract(in 31 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Line manager"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Royal Mail full-time

    Pros

    Professional environment, people treated with good respect. Challenging situations makes you a tough professional. Can get good experience on how to handle people and pressure.

    Cons

    Salary is bit low for the immense pressure we have to take on at work.

    Royal Mail2018-09-16
  2. "Good company"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Postman in London, England

    I have been working at Royal Mail full-time

    Pros

    Fair company to work for

    Cons

    I have had no oroblems

    Royal Mail2020-05-28
  3. "Good organization"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Customer Support in Chatham, England

    I have been working at Royal Mail part-time

    Pros

    Good place to work for fexibility

    Cons

    Nice working environment and good job security

    Royal Mail2020-05-19
  4. "Royal Mail worker"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Postperson in Nottingham, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Royal Mail part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Nice people Good salary Work load easy

    Cons

    Bad management Hard due to weather conditions

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    Royal Mail2020-05-19
  5. "Very good"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Delivery Driver in Wellingborough, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Royal Mail part-time

    Pros

    Pay Holidays Keeps your physical fit Appreciated by your customers

    Cons

    Working in bad weather and attacks from dogs

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    Royal Mail2020-05-19
  6. "Weekly Pay"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Postman With Driving in Enfield, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Royal Mail part-time

    Pros

    Good Money, Good Hours, Great Managers

    Cons

    Too Many Parcels to Deliver

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    Royal Mail2020-05-17
  7. "Good company to work for over Christmas"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Parcel Sorter 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Royal Mail part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good pay and friendly atmosphere

    Cons

    Not enough hours given after Christmas period ends as you have to wait for a text and then call a number to get shifts for the week. Some weeks you don't receive the text

    Royal Mail2020-05-27
  8. "Excellent"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Keighley, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Royal Mail full-time

    Pros

    I love the job when outside

    Cons

    I hate the managers in general

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    Royal Mail2020-05-13
  9. "Distribution & Hub Manager"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Distribution Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Royal Mail full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Challenging rewarding target good management

    Cons

    Working on your own .Especially if you are short of staff

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    Royal Mail2020-05-12
  10. "Past Times Remembered"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Delivery Officer in Eastleigh, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Royal Mail full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Camaraderie amongst equals. Reasonable union representation. Overtime available.

    Cons

    Recent changes in contract details.

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    Royal Mail2020-05-12
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