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Mail Sorter
Mail sorter (Current Employee) –  Birmingham29 August 2018
A great place to work, the training is given at the induction where you get the opportunity to learn how to sort, mails, parcels of a different kind, first class, second class, local, foreign, recorded or tracked parcels.
There is two sections of letters sorting and parcels sorting. and always have the opportunity to ask any question if you forget or don't know where the parcel or letter should go. you don't really need to have a qualification to do that. Be able to scan parcels using a PDA.
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Inclusive and Friendly work environment
Manual Data Entry Keyer (Former Employee) –  Plymouth, Devon29 August 2018
Always something to smile about each day.
Management is caring and helpful.
Your team is friendly and kind, feels like a second family
Keeping up a high accuracy whilst maintaining speed.
Listening to audiobooks whilst working.
Really good induction to an office environment.
Pros
Had a gym and such inside the office
Cons
Nights can get a little slow around 4am
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A good and fair employer.
Postal Delivery Officer (Former Employee) –  UNITED KINGDOM29 August 2018
As a company Royal Mail offers all employees a good place to work in an organisation which provides stability and a work life balance plus a good salary package and above all equality.
Pros
Opportunities to progress
Cons
Management issues
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Christmas casual Mail sorter
Christmas Casual Mail Sorter (Former Employee) –  Aston, West Midlands28 August 2018
working well as team
coomunication skills
hardworking, motivated, reliabe
time management, coming in time to work
sorting out letters of people sent to use. using the letter and putting it in thier right location.
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Job would be better without the managers
Postman/Driver (Current Employee) –  Scotland28 August 2018
I really enjoyed working at Royal Mail. The job itself is great for keeping active and meeting a variety of people.

The only downfall is culture/management. The hours can also be quite inflexible for appointments etc. but the work/life balance is generally very good if you don't mind getting up early.
Pros
Active, outdoors, customers, locations
Cons
Management, culture, workload at times
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Leave any Moral in the bin before you enter
Postman (Current Employee) –  City Bristol27 August 2018
shocking management,bullying culture.long hours no breaks.
pressured into overtime
,if you refuse,they sulk and ignore you.If your part time they tell you to do overtime,its in your interest if you want to go full time
Pros
none
Cons
long hours without a break
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A wonderful place to work
Postal Worker (Current Employee) –  Bristol27 August 2018
It is a very a good place to work for a normal person, especially for unskilled people. There is a very busy atmosphere and the managers are very friendly and supportive. There is a diversity in culture, so you get to work with all sorts of people.
Pros
You are smiling all the time
Cons
Nothing
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Gran capacidad de aprendizaje y desarollo
Responsable de Logística y Distribución (Former Employee) –  Colchester, Essex. (Reino Unido)27 August 2018
En esta empresa me sentí valorado desde el primer día, gran apoyo por parte de la dirección y de los compañeros a pesar de ser extranjero y estar trabajando en un puesto tradicionalmente reservado para ciudadanos ingleses,tuve gran capacidad de aprendizaje, disposición total en el horario y un salario bastante justo.
Pros
Horario, salario, buen ambiente, capacidad promoción.
Cons
Otro país, barrera de la lengua.
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Was a good job
Postman (Current Employee) –  Leeds27 August 2018
Royal mail was a good place to work for until 10 yrs back, now you have massive walks to complete, pushy managers. No consideration to the increase in workload ie packets which have impacted on delivery times
Pros
Pension
Cons
Workload
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Warehouse environment, organised.
Temporary Christmas Casual Worker (Former Employee) –  Manchester, Greater Manchester25 August 2018
The Royal mail was organised considering how busy it got.
The staff are friendly and helpful.
Warehouse environment, a lot of standing and walking around the place.
canteen area for breaks.
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fun workplace
Postman/Driver (Former Employee) –  Preston24 August 2018
very good place to work start very early and get a good early finish rest of the day is your own all management are very good at there jobs working with different people
Pros
early finish if you work for it
Cons
long hours
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good employer/ no problems or concerns
Sorter/Packer (Current Employee) –  sheffield outhouse24 August 2018
no problems or concerns, employed as Christmas casual
nights 22;00 to 06;00
learned how to work for a different company after being employed in another industry for 24yrs
relaxed management
good workplace let to get on with work with minimal interference
no problems or concerns with work
meeting new people and interacting
Pros
enviroment
Cons
communication
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horrible place to work
Christmas Casual (Former Employee) –  Greenford23 August 2018
managers were rude and arrogant had little to no staff for staff complaints/worries and fired more than ten people while i was there for a moth for little to nothing.
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Plenty of exercise /management
Postman (Current Employee) –  Chippenham, Wiltshire23 August 2018
I totally enjoyed being a postman . It’s hard work in the morning and you are under pressure to finish in your time . The management are terrible. They have no management skills and verge on the point of bullying. If another depot is looking for staff apply there
Pros
Exercise, good pay.
Cons
Management, bullying
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Decent
PHG/Deputy Manager (Former Employee) –  North East23 August 2018
Early start times if on delivery not to bad for collections good uniform standard for staff with drying facilities for those caught in the wet. Management some good some not but most have come up through the ranks so have the knowledge. Pay good for the work done and is you want holidays can be purchased to top up the normal ones that come with the job.
Pros
Good pay
Cons
Not enough full time work
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good working atmosphere
Postman/Delivery Driver (Former Employee) –  Bromsgrove22 August 2018
multi drops and collecting post, good physical exercise and gained good friendship with work colleagues. good pension. can be tiring work especially in winter months
Pros
good physical exercise
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Professional Driver (Former Employee) –  Slough22 August 2018
Its hard work working in all kind of weather. It is shift work. its heavy lifting sometimes. A lot of the time you will be working on your own. It can be fun as well.
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Very nice place to work at
Warehouse Operative (Former Employee) –  Wolverhampton, West Midlands22 August 2018
Very nice place to work at. has a lot of benefits from good lunch breaks and prayer rooms for different cultures.
has a good management team who help each person with the job in hand..
Pros
good work load
Cons
long hours
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Love my job
Postman/Driver (Current Employee) –  Hampshire21 August 2018
Only issue I’ve got is the Seniority of workers .i work extremely hard doing 50 hrs a week .
This is where the Seniority comes in . I’m now down to 30 hrs a week as the hours I was doing is now gone to another post person who’s been there longer than me . I’ve got to work my day off to help make ends meet .
I’ve now had to start looking for other work sadly .
Pros
Meeting ppl and being out in the open
Cons
Cold & wet weather DOGS
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Ok
Warehouse Operative (Former Employee) –  Slough20 August 2018
Place has undergone a lot of changes, management arent the greatest or most compitent for that fact, very numbers oriented at the expense of workers..
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