Boral Reviews

Updated 10 Jun 2020

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2.8
47%
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72%
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Boral CEO & Managing Director  Mike Kane
Mike Kane
26 Ratings
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  • "Not enough staff to do the work, long hours on a base salary(in 6 reviews)

  • "uneducated, unprofessional and dangerous work environment(in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Great"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Compliance Officer in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Boral full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Everything was good and most people were nice

    Cons

    Shouldnt hire people that micro manage

  2. "Boral does not have many opportunities for grads and interns"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Internship in Sydney

    I worked at Boral part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    People there are nice and willing to teach you things

    Cons

    A lot of big changes in the management teams when I was there and was quite a chaos/unstructured


  3. "Institutionalised thinking"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Plant Manager in Melbourne
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Boral full-time

    Pros

    consistent, clean, flexible, nice people

    Cons

    to many chiefs not willing to take on new ideas

  4. "Good"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Perth, Western Australia
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Boral full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Full time job free transport

    Cons

    Low salary. No main branch.

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  5. "Great company"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - National SES Manager in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Boral full-time

    Pros

    Look after you. Great team

    Cons

    nothing bad to say had to move location

  6. "can’t walk the talk"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Corporate Merchandiser in Port Melbourne
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Boral full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great team support and professional

    Cons

    Not enough investment in new equipment, keeps breaking down and creates shortages and disappointments customers and managers still want the sales volume even though they don’t have the product

  7. "Just a resource"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Boral full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Pay, good hours, good work-life balance. I'd recommend working here if you have no ambition and/or have kids.

    Cons

    Directionless. Disconnect between IT and business. IT gets swamped and treated as if they're not humans.

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  8. "Toxic culture / environment"

    1.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cleaner in Brisbane
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Boral full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Stable work. Not much else.

    Cons

    Co workers ; Bullying , verbal abuse , stealing . Meddling with equipment I've used out of spite. Toxic work environment in a nutshell. The job that I was left to do was not the one promised, despite 3 years in the job.

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  9. "No IT management experience"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - IT Analyst in North Ryde
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Boral full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The pros include, people, work/life balance, good/friendly office environment.

    Cons

    Reactive, no processes, people left in roles they have no expertise in.

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  10. "it's wasn't that great toward the end"

    3.0
    Former Employee - ICT 

    I worked at Boral full-time

    Pros

    in the beginning, it was great in the beginning.

    Cons

    poor management and putting people in Product owner roles.

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