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Ecologist5 reviews
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Good team working atmosphere with opportunities for development and progression. Long working hours and traffic around business park is always very busy.
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Great team of people

Large consultancy but cohesive regional teams. Good opportunities to learn new skills and advance. Supportive training and management at local level. Flexibility with benefits - extra leave purchase etc.
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Based on 18 survey responses
What people like
  • Clear sense of purpose
  • Time and location flexibility
  • Ability to meet personal goals
Areas for improvement
  • Support from manager
  • Fair pay for job
  • Trust in colleagues

First Job

This has been a great first job, I have learnt new skills, learnt how to put my knowledge gained at university into practise as well as other transferable skills. Working in a busy multi disciplinary office there is always a friendly, hard-working atmosphere. The thing I enjoy most about this job is the variety and friendly colleagues, who are always offering help and guidance.

Cons

Long commute
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A top class ecology team with great work ethic.

The Atkins ecology team comprises approximately 60 ecologists with excellent technical ability. A technical excellence programme and an innovation programme are in place which promote the professional development of staff and innovation. There is a strong emphasis on staff well-being and maintaining a good work/life balance and the team is led by a very capable management team. The workload is extremely varied with the team working on a range of interesting schemes, many of which are nationally important infrastructure schemes.

Pros

Excellent management team, employee well-being a priority, varied and interesting work.
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unsupportive management

Naive management, basically criticized and got rid of me due to health problems. A more experienced manager would've handled things a lot better

Pros

good team to woro for

Cons

ridiculous pressure, naive management
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Based on 767 reviews

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3.8 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3.7 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
3.3 out of 5 stars for Job security/advancement
3.4 out of 5 stars for Management
3.6 out of 5 stars for Culture

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