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Updated Dec 7, 2022

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Found 2,211 of over 3K reviews
3.8
78% Recommend to a Friend
72% Approve of CEO

Found 2,196 of over 3K reviews

3.8
78%
Recommend to a Friend
72%
Approve of CEO
BBC Director-General  Tim Davie  (no image)
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Pros
  • "Great people; amazing to work at most trusted brand; get to do a dream job(in 271 reviews)
  • "Colleagues are great and the output/content is amazing.(in 113 reviews)
  • "Good work life balance which is great(in 112 reviews)
  • "Great opportunity to get the very best training in TV available anywhere in the world.(in 68 reviews)
  • "Good training and learning(in 60 reviews)
Cons
  • "low pay compared to other graduate schemes(in 132 reviews)
  • "Low salary in software engineering compared to competitive market level (you can earn twice as much elsewhere)(in 121 reviews)
  • "Poor management lets down the workforce(in 85 reviews)
  • "No career progression: there is no concept of promotions or payrises at the BBC(in 74 reviews)
  • "Too many managers who don't know that they don't know what they're doing.(in 53 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Perfect

    Oct 31, 2022 - Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Life Pay Insurance Balance Management

    Cons

    Nothing that I k ow of

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  2. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Good Place To Work

    Nov 6, 2022 - TPM Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    A good place to work and grow.

    Cons

    There is need for more trainings

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  4. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Good

    Nov 4, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    It was a good place to work.

    Cons

    There are not any cons

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  5. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Good

    Oct 15, 2022 - Stay At Home Mom 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Fun but wild abmns cute

    Cons

    Kids. Scream too much ans lie

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  6. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Fantastic place to work

    Oct 12, 2022 - Analyst 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great culture at the BBC, everyone so friendly and inviting

    Cons

    Can be a bit over corporate at times

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  7. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    Be yourself

    Oct 3, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Just being yourself all the time

    Cons

    It gets tiresome but just keep going

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  8. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Great job

    Sep 30, 2022 - Customer Service Representative in Queens Village, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    No one is after you

    Cons

    The customers can be annoying

    Continue reading
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  9. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Good

    Sep 20, 2022 - Marketing Specialist 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good work environment and good company culture

    Cons

    The pay is not that good

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  10. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Good place to work

    Sep 18, 2022 - Agile Project Manager in New York, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good people, relaxed environment, purpose-driven

    Cons

    Hard to get things done

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  11. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Amazing

    Aug 27, 2022 - Doctor of Oriental Medicine in Albuquerque, NM
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Money is good 👍 Love my work as BBC

    Cons

    Nothing comes to mind It's hard work But the harder the better- I always say.

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BBC has an overall rating of 3.8 out of 5, based on over 2,825 reviews left anonymously by employees. 78% of employees would recommend working at BBC to a friend and 56% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, BBC employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.1 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at BBC. This rating has improved by 3% over the last 12 months.

78% of BBC employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated BBC 3.9 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.9 for culture and values and 3.5 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at BBC to be benefits, culture, career development and the cons to be senior leadership, diversity and inclusion, management.

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