BBC
3.5 of 5 124 reviews
www.bbc.co.uk London, United Kingdom 5000+ Employees

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Incredible brand and talented indivduals, but a frustrtating and political environment

Human Resources Business Partner (Current Employee)
London, England (UK)

I have been working at BBC

ProsThe brand, the output, flexible working, talented and committed individuals.

ConsPolitical, frustrating, slow, siloed, bitchy.

Advice to Senior ManagementSimplify structures, follow through on what you say, don't just promote/ recruit in your image.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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A "safe" place to work

Senior Software Engineer (Former Employee)
London, England (UK)

I worked at BBC


Pros: The BBC is a great place to work if you want to learn new technologies, have job security and are comfortable with bureaucracy. There was… Cons: Even if you don't join the union, your pay rises are already determined by them. Short of accepting a promotion, your salary is what the… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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Stay too long and you'll lose your edge

Project Manager - Software Development (Current Employee)
London, England (UK)

I have been working at BBC


Pros: A great deal of professional respect comes from having been associated with the BBC - in other words, it looks good on your CV. The BBC… Cons: The culture is part university and part civil service. There is very little fear of failure because there is usually no consequence of failure. If… Advice to Senior Management: To try and change the BBC's culture would be akin to rewriting the Bible - in other words, there would be an outcry! The BBC… More

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