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"Clouded by apprehension and uncertainty for the future.."

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Current Employee - Field Engineer (Gas)
Current Employee - Field Engineer (Gas)
Approves of CEO

Pros

Good remuneration package i.e pension,sharesaves etc A certain level of job security though this has been somewhat eroded in recent years.

Cons

No developmental opportunities and feel under utilised and under valued. In recent years, management have adopted a style close to bullying. Lack of recruitment and new blood in this part of the industry. Free wheeling lower tier managers. Office staff are promoted and grow their careers whilst field engineers are ignored. There is a tendency to promote people just to fill quotas eg women in management etc.

Advice to Management

Value your employees. Grow and recruit from the ground up. Harness their years of experience. Stop treating long term employees as disposable tools that are discarded when they malfunction. Make coal face reality agree with the Corporate imaging which is inaccurate and disingenuous.

Other Employee Reviews for National Grid (UK)

  1. "Always Learning and constantly developing"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good Market Related Salary.
    Excellent Benefits
    Good Work Life Balance

    Cons

    Very Big Company. Recogniton not easily recognised.

    Advice to Management

    Haven't been at the Company long enough to provide constructive criticism to the Leadership Style at National Grid.


  2. Helpful (4)

    "Nice company for family life but does not pay employees decent cost of living."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer in Wokingham, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer in Wokingham, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Flexibility at work to balance family and time, stable job.

    Cons

    Lip service when comes to employee retention. Does not pay employee the cost of living raises. Currently the management bullies people to say what the management wants to hear. The salaries are getting worse with time. Management preaches one team but considers their staff worthless when it comes to them getting decent compensation while paying themselves good bonuses.

    Advice to Management

    You get what you pay for. Pay people quality salaries. Currently experienced staff are being replaced by students. The company management should share the company profits with the employees as well. Retain your experienced people.

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