BBC
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www.bbc.co.uk London, United Kingdom 5000+ Employees

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Great company, a bit bureacratic

Senior Product Manager (Current Employee)
London, England (UK)

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

ProsCreative, supportive, doing something worthwile

ConsBureaucratic, slow to respond, procurement process often mired in a lack of domain knowledge

Advice to Senior ManagementTell Glassdoor that George Entwhistle hasn't been CEO for about a year.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Fabulous for 10 years, then steadily downhill as programme making became increasingly undervalued.

Editor (Former Employee)

I worked at BBC part-time for more than 10 years


Pros: Surrounded by motivated, gifted and committed colleagues who achieve great things in spite of a complacent, incompetent, short sighted… Cons: No matter your years of experience, if you become a mother you are committing career suicide at the… Advice to Senior Management: Stop this disastrous policy of getting rid of the most experienced people for the short term gain of saving on the salary bill. In… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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Low pay and little progression

Production Assistant (Current Employee)
Salford, North West England, England (UK)

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


Pros: Well known brand, makes you feel important, looks good from outside. The buildings… Cons: Low pay, VERY hard to progress, long hours and pressurised. Short contracts and uncertainty about your job. No permanent roles therefore you cant plan a… Advice to Senior Management: Nothing. No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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