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  • World-leading organisation, with plenty of opportunities

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    Pros

    Great location and facilities
    Focus on development - up- and cross-skilling
    Friendly culture
    Strong reputation/brand
    Excellent benefits

    Cons

    Can take some time adjusting to the nature of working (which could be said for any move into a new organisation)

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Met Office.

    Interview

    Fill out the application form, very long and detailed. Following this I got called for an interview which was made up of a 45 min written exercise on strategy, a 10 min presentation and a 45min interview with 3 members on the panel. Following this I received an offer which I had 7 days to accept and following this a security check is done which can take anywhere from 6 weeks upwards

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    Negotiation

    7 days to accept offer which was not really negotiable, they have strict salary bands.

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Website www.metoffice.gov.uk
Headquarters Exeter, United Kingdom
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Government
Industry Business Services
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

The Met Office is the UK's National Weather Service.

We have a long history of weather forecasting and have been working in the area of climate change for more than two decades.

We are a Trading Fund within the Department for Business Innovation and Skills, operating on a commercial basis under set targets. Our targets are verified and publicised in this section.

As a world leader in providing weather and climate services, we employ more than 1,800 at 60 locations throughout the world. We are recognised as one of the world's most accurate forecasters, using more... More

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