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John Holland Group Reviews

Updated November 25, 2017
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  1. "Good company while your on a project"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at John Holland Group (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Fairly good choice in Project management

    Cons

    you need to fight to be placed onto your next project.


  2. "Ok ish experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at John Holland Group full-time

    Pros

    Comfortable starting salary, though could be better

    Cons

    Not much engagement between company and grads

  3. "Friendly Workplace"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Engineer in Brisbane (Australia)
    Current Employee - Graduate Engineer in Brisbane (Australia)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at John Holland Group full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great community culture in the office
    Friendly staff
    Exciting projects with vertically integrated learning opportunities
    Great pay, benefits and management who want to see you succeed

    Cons

    Some issues with identity following a series of acquisitions
    Shortages in available construction projects mean job security can be an issue, especially for non-professionals

    Advice to Management

    Allocate enough resources into further developing the workplace culture and diversity at John Holland


  4. "My review of John Holland"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at John Holland Group full-time

    Pros

    Working on iconic projects around Australia

    Cons

    Not a great deal of support


  5. "It was a great company"

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    Former Employee - Program Manager in Sydney (Australia)
    Former Employee - Program Manager in Sydney (Australia)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at John Holland Group full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Used to have excellent benefits, flexibility and culture

    Cons

    Slowdown in the construction industry affected the company at all levels

    Advice to Management

    Focus on adjusting to the new market conditions and do not hesitate to promote talented employees.


  6. "Good construction company to work for!"

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    Current Employee - Site Engineer in Sydney (Australia)
    Current Employee - Site Engineer in Sydney (Australia)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at John Holland Group (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great culture compared with other tier 1 companies, good pay

    Cons

    long hours, not always rewarded for hard work, can feel like a number at times


  7. "Psychopathic Management. Bullying and Harassment is the norm."

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    Current Employee - Trucks Operator in Shoal Bay (Australia)
    Current Employee - Trucks Operator in Shoal Bay (Australia)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at John Holland Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The pay is good and John Holland are still getting work in these tough times. Good pay and lots of OT.

    Cons

    Bullying and Harassment are the norm from Management. HR reinforce the culture instead of trying to fix it. Toxic environment.

    Advice to Management

    Managers need to be trained appropriately and HR need to hold managers accountable by upholding the values and policies that are written on their walls.

  8. "Overall Good"

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    Current Employee - Site Engineer in Sydney (Australia)
    Current Employee - Site Engineer in Sydney (Australia)

    I have been working at John Holland Group full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good salary and good benefit.

    Cons

    have to work long hours


  9. "Senior Design Manager"

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    Former Employee - Design Manager in Perth, Western Australia (Australia)
    Former Employee - Design Manager in Perth, Western Australia (Australia)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at John Holland Group (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good work ethics and office environment

    Cons

    Management team not employee focused


  10. "6 months Review"

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    Current Employee - Site Engineer in Sydney (Australia)
    Current Employee - Site Engineer in Sydney (Australia)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Small business attitude with a big business approach

    Cons

    long hours, management not communicating

    Advice to Management

    Ensure staff are communicated to in joint ventures


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