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John Pullinger
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  • "As with all Civil Service departments we have faced efficiency cuts and do "more for less"(in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Social Researcher"

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    Current Employee - Social Researcher in Newport, Newport, Wales
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Office for National Statistics part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent flexible working pattern Friendly/ welcoming Lots of learning/ course opportunities

    Cons

    I don't have any to date

    Office for National Statistics2019-03-13
  2. "Good place to work but high turnover over younger members"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Office for National Statistics full-time

    Pros

    Good social atmosphere and good canteen.

    Cons

    People move on quickly e.g. students

    Advice to Management

    More training opps perhaps at lower levels.

    Office for National Statistics2019-03-16
  3. "AE"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at Office for National Statistics full-time

      Pros

      Work Life balance is great

      Cons

      Location isn't most ideal for some

      Advice to Management

      Be more flexible in their approach

      Office for National Statistics2019-01-31
    • "Salary"

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      Current Employee - Analyst in Newport, Newport, Wales
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Office for National Statistics full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Great place to work, lovely bunch and great building

      Cons

      None...managers help as much as they can

      Advice to Management

      Good work

      Office for National Statistics2019-01-18
    • "Great place to work"

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      Former Employee - Higher Statistical Officer in Newport, Newport, Wales
      Recommends

      I worked at Office for National Statistics (Less than a year)

      Pros

      -Flexible Working -Promotes working from home -Decent salary -Friendly environment -Lots of other benefits

      Cons

      -Huge company, lots of people (in the Newport HQs) -Perhaps not that great for enhancing the skills you're passionate about

      Office for National Statistics2018-11-26
    • "Challenging times ahead, but where better to face them?"

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      Current Employee - Grade 7 Data Scientist in Newport, Newport, Wales
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Office for National Statistics full-time for more than 5 years

      Pros

      Great ethos and attitude to the challenges facing the UK through Brexit

      Cons

      Some inertia to modernise skills in long-term civil servants

      Advice to Management

      Be bold!

      Office for National Statistics2018-09-10
    • "Good Secure Employer"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at Office for National Statistics

      Pros

      Great company to work for

      Cons

      None - everything is good there

      Office for National Statistics2018-07-05
    • Helpful (1)

      "Placement Student Economist"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I worked at Office for National Statistics full-time

        Pros

        Great environment and company culture.

        Cons

        Pay could be better and more freedom in influencing decision making.

        Office for National Statistics2018-06-08
      • "Mis described in advert (field interviewer - wrong location/area)"

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        Former Employee - Field Interviewer in Glasgow, Scotland
        Doesn't Recommend
        Negative Outlook

        I worked at Office for National Statistics full-time (Less than a year)

        Pros

        Flexible, out and about, good training

        Cons

        Disorganised, poor communication, not great pay

        Office for National Statistics2018-05-06
      • "Worklife balance and a job that counts!"

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        Current Employee - Human Resources Generalist in Newport, Newport, Wales
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at Office for National Statistics full-time for more than a year

        Pros

        Really interesting work, which truly counts. Opportunities for development across a number of professions including Operational Delivery, Human Resources, Finance as well as statistical, analytical professions. The organisation offers a wide range of benefits including flexi-time, free parking, onsite canteen, onsite nursery and even a hairdresser! The office is located in a cosy corner of Tredegar Park and is surrounded...

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        Cons

        It is really hard to think of any particular "cons" to working at the ONS. The office is part of the Civil Service but is going through transformation which provides the opportunity to be part of innovative changes and to use new and upcoming technologies.

        Office for National Statistics2018-03-26
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