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Good Company

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Electrical Engineer in London, England (UK)
Former Employee - Electrical Engineer in London, England (UK)

I worked at Atkins full-time (More than 3 years)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

- Good projects
- Good technical support from other engineers who are very knowledgable
- Friendly people
- Flexible working hours
- Good benefits

Cons

- Lack of specific guidance during first 3 months in new office or a project
- Poor IT systems
- No career development during my 3 years at the company (This was during GFC)

Advice to Management

See cons - you need to keep your staff happy!

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  1. good...

    • Work/Life Balance
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Atkins (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    good work life balance and good hikes

    Cons

    same kind of work and repetitions


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    Good company to work for overall, if nothing exceptional.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Aberdeen, Scotland (UK)
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Aberdeen, Scotland (UK)

    I have been working at Atkins full-time

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Intersting diverse work. Relaxed working environment with flexible work hours. People are generally very friendly.

    Cons

    Salary is pretty low compared to local market rate. Career development often left to staff to try and find opportunities with little help from senior staff. All day tends to be spent sitting staring at the computer monitor in silence with little team interaction.

    IT system is terrible.

    Advice to Management

    Then focus on keeping staff, your only asset, happy. This includes paying the going rate and making sure that career development is actually supported rather than just a box to tick on everyone’s yearly appraisal.


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