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Fun with good oppertunity to learn.

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Over all it was good to work with british council. Friendly environment. Love dealing with candidates and solving their problems. Working hours are good that makes handsome amount of money.

Pros

Flexible hours.

Cons

Discrimination among branches.
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Productive and Friendly Corporate culture

We were worked as a team with cooperative and friendly behave because there was main duties to managing children of schools and colleges. British Council providing opportunities to quality education in Pakistan and giving chances to Pakistani Youth to get education in world best institutions in Europe and other developed countries as well.
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British Council insights

Based on 11 survey responses
What people like
  • Supportive environment
  • Clear sense of purpose
  • Time and location flexibility
Areas for improvement
  • Ability to learn new things

Productive and work life balance

Productive work life balance good culture food working environment.blanced work.It department is limited.msonly finance department and other departments is there.

Pros

Work life balance

Cons

Management
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Enriching workplace

The best place to start your career as a teacher!You will be provided with all the support you need to succeed as a teacher. The engaging methodology makes it fun for the students and the teacher.
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Learning new things , fun to work

You meet new people and learn to work with a team and proper guidance is provided if you are a fresher . The staff is very supportive and with hard work and proper communication skill you can grow further

Pros

Flexible Lunch is included Travel expenses covered

Cons

Long duration Job security
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company is good enough to work with,.

i started there as a technical architect and worked for complete 5 years there. work life balance is awesome , Organisation works at a self pace and apples will fall in your plate as and when

Pros

work life balance, opportunity to work with global teams.

Cons

Job security at current situation.
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A place to learn, experience and progress in career

Even if your profile name remain same, your job role/task will change in every 3-4 years providing you with comprehensive work experience. You will get opportunity to build up on your amateur and professional skills
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Salary low and no growth

Bad recruitment, no performance based growth while completely favouritism environment on a growth prospects.No increment and bonus on performance basis.Low rate of connectivity between department noida

Pros

Work life balance for woman

Cons

No growth, people sitting for promotions from 5 and 6 years
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Balanced place of work

It's a great place to work. Very good work life balance and great colleagues.timings are great. Nice place for women because they are very understanding.
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Experience

Work is easy, Staff is polite and helpful, package is enough, Experienced staff, Locations is spacious and the security is best and helpful. All over it is best
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Competitive working and get to meet new people

The freelancing job (Invigilation) covers conducting Exams for different universities globally. It involves in setting up and exam room before the exam, being vigilant and performing administrative tasks during exam and evaluating performance post exam. This is the only job where you finish your days work in the same day and start the new day fresh. No targets. A great place to learn customer interactions with having the opportunity to grow very quickly. One can work for few days in a month and make a good enough salary for a month.No age limit to apply for this job.The working days in goa are limited as the number of people taking exams are limited. Invigilators do travel to other states of India to perform same work (company paid expense) (currently COVID-19 restrictions apply).

Pros

7 hours including breaks, no targets

Cons

Freelancing in goa - few number of working days as compared to other cites/states
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Excellent

Marvelous, I had learnt a lot while working in this organization .

Pros

Ample of things to learn

Cons

Challenging
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It is not recommended especially for senior people above 40 years of age to apply for freelance jobs in this organization

Frankly speaking, it is not a place for senior people to work for such an organization albeit as a freelancer. The supervisors are mostly much younger people with the typical "corporate" attitude. Mostly, they work fulltime in IT and other good companies and supervise test events during the weekends. And dont ask about the attitude of these guys and girls. They treat the invigilators (who are also freelancers like them) very cheaply. They are admonished and humiliated for silly reasons.The sad part is that the top management monitors all these things sitting either in Chennai or somewhere in Gurgaon. They are eventually bothered about conducting the test events seamlessly without the slightest concern about the working conditions of the ground level staff. Taking advantage of this, the supervisors play their game of politics and dictatorship to the maximum extent possible. Hence I wouldn't recommend people especially people above 40 years applying for freelance jobs in this organization.

Pros

Nothing worth mentioning

Cons

Politics, Immature supervisors, Totally Opaque organization
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Educative, Productive and fun work place

Early morning we need be at the venue and till evening we are there, we have friendly environment over there and we work under a team which includes 50+ people so there;s healthy work environment and we enjoy interacting with new people every time, and of course the feedback after the session.

Pros

free lunch, free stay at 5 star hotel

Cons

long hours, extra work
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No scope of growth

The company is archaic in its policies and processes. If you are ambitious and want to grow in your field, this is not the place for you. There is clear demarcation and disconnect between senior management team and the on ground team and under the garb of collaboration, the pace of work suffers.
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productive

Working for the British Council have a unique opportunity to gain experience and develop skills in a modern, rapidly changing organisation with worldwide influence and impact. Jobs with the British Council offer scope for versatility, initiative and creativity in a stimulating and supportive environment.
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It was fine experience of working in NGO

Nice experience .... The overall environment is very vibrant and people are also very helpful... Team building activities at work are fun... I have also opportunity to work at British council - Barakhamba Road office and by far it will be the most amazing office I have worked till date....
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It's was a wonderful experience to work with them. Looking forward for more projects.

It's was a wonderful experience to work in a spoken English program of British council. I had a great learning experience. Looking forward in more projects.
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fun to work

great place to work and learn great new things.people here are very expericed and have great skill we get a lot to learn from them and grow as a freelancer.
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Great architecture

Great ambience with availability of metro. Security is good. Healthy environment. More opportunity. Transport facility is not much good..... Good food but expensive.
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Overall a great experience

It was a bit hectic for the teacher as well as the students as the timings were from 8am to 2 pm and we have to take sessions continuously with just 2 breaks of 10 mins and one 20 min break. Otherwise the learning outcomes were great and ot was a great experience.
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Based on 873 reviews

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4.1 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3.7 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
3.6 out of 5 stars for Job Security/Advancement
3.8 out of 5 stars for Management
4.1 out of 5 stars for Culture

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