Carillion
2.8 of 5 9 reviews
www.carillionplc.com Wolverhampton, United Kingdom 5000+ Employees

Carillion Reviews

Updated Apr 12, 2014
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Carillion Group CEO Richard Howson

Richard Howson


56% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Good platform and industry visibility, great company values and culture

Engineer (Current Employee)

I have been working at Carillion full-time for more than 5 years

ProsCompany culture is great with management helpful in career development and encouraging team work. Numerous opportunities to learn from the vast experience pool and resources available.

ConsDespite best efforts, there are still 'cliques' that appear to to be relics of buyouts in the last 10 years. Salaries are not great but some of the best benefits in industry. Few chances for upward and/or lateral growth within company owing to a rigid job grade system applied across several business units

Advice to Senior ManagementListen a lot more to employees, and act on feedback to policy changes / proposals for.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Treats contractors awfully

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Wolverhampton, England (UK)

I worked at Carillion as a contractor for less than a year

ProsNothing at all comes to mind...

ConsWorked as a contractor here and was treated like total scum

Advice to Senior ManagementTreat others how you would wish to be treated

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Terrible place to work especially after aquisition of eaga plc

Software Architect (Former Employee)
Newcastle upon Tyne, England (UK)

I worked at Carillion full-time for more than a year

Prosnone. awful place to work.

Conshopeless ineffective management, awful! Take over of eaga was disastrous!

Advice to Senior Managementget a grip!

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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A young TFM business with a lot of potential

Senior Facilities Manager (Former Employee)
Newcastle upon Tyne, England (UK)

I worked at Carillion full-time for more than 3 years

ProsI worked with a committed team of professionals with a variety of experience/skills and talent.

ConsAs a young but substantial sized company, we lacked the investment in the more modern technologies that could streamline how we managed a clients property and facilities for them. Death by Excel and Power Point.

Advice to Senior ManagementBite the bullet and invest in software and systems that will exceed your clients expectations. The long term dividends will be seen through client referrals and a more engaged workforce.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Some great people, treated badly

Consultant (Former Employee)
London, England (UK)

I worked at Carillion full-time for more than 3 years

ProsBig company with some interesting projects, mostly through acquisition.

ConsNo regard for people, top-down mentality means those at the coal face are told what to do with very little autonomy. This has led to a blame culture and staff avoiding responsibility at every opportunity.
Salaries are low, even for the construction industry. Benefits are rigid and offer poor choice.

Advice to Senior ManagementConsider that your staff are people, not just numbers.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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A great place to work

IT Engineer (Former Employee)
London, England (UK)

I worked at Carillion full-time for more than a year

ProsBest Engineering Company in UK

ConsThey foolishly outsourced IT, but thought better of it and brought IT back in house

Advice to Senior Management|Don't ruin a winning formula!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
London, England (UK)

I have been working at Carillion full-time for more than a year

Prosflexible working environment. nice building

ConsVery unstable company driven from many restructures and constant threat of redundancy. Whilst this is very much down to the economy there is countless decissions that were made which just seem ludicrous.

Advice to Senior Managementyour employees are your asset so treat them with more respect

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Very good and ethical employer

Assistant General Manager - Business Development (Renewable Energy) (Former Employee)
Calcutta (India)

I worked at Carillion full-time for more than a year

ProsHuge strength and very sound financially

ConsFeels like Lost in the crowd

Advice to Senior ManagementFocus on Renewable Energy

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Carillion

ProsGood team. Positive / encouraging / friendly

ConsWould have liked more salary

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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