Boral Reviews

Updated 2 Jan 2021

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3.1
43%
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58%
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Boral CEO & Managing Director  Mike Kane
Mike Kane
32 Ratings
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  • "Not enough staff to do the work, long hours on a base salary(in 8 reviews)

  • "work long(in 3 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Boral full-time

    Pros

    Job security with industry leader

    Cons

    Lack of communication from upabove

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  2. Helpful (1)

    "Fish Rita from the head"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Manager in Brisbane
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Boral full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great people Pays well Get to travel to many different sites

    Cons

    Endless redundancies being handed out to workers while upper management never get impacted upon.

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  3. Helpful (1)

    "Solid Australian corporate stuck in it's ways - about to embrace positive change"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Commercial Finance Manager in Melbourne

    I have been working at Boral full-time

    Pros

    Strong brand as a leader in it's field

    Cons

    Historically slow and archaic in it's operations

  4. "Home-like company"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Laboratory Technician in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Top rate and best work training provided ever, very secured position, work/life balance and good boss

    Cons

    Not easy to get internal promotion

  5. "tops"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Jacker in South Sydney Municipality

    I worked at Boral full-time

    Pros

    work eat play drink sleep

    Cons

    shifts staff desk phone car

  6. Helpful (1)

    "Good work-life balance, bad people management, bad internal process and bad culture"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Solution Engineer in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Relative good pay Manageable workload Enough freedom to work within the scope I am lucky to work in a good team

    Cons

    Bad onboarding process (my first impression was not great) Support from the direct manager is non-existence People management and internal process is terrible Limited resource in the team causes broken processes

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  7. "Poor"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Plant Manager in Melbourne
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Boral full-time

    Pros

    Ongoing work, flexibility no pressure

    Cons

    so bad there are too many to mention

  8. "culture"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consultant in Brisbane
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Boral full-time

    Pros

    Supportive team and the company embraces diversity

    Cons

    there's not much to say

  9. "Conservative environment"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Recruitment Business Partner in North Ryde
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Stable employment. Busy role. No support

    Cons

    No support from management and Peers

  10. "Good workplace"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Sydney

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

    Pros

    good environment, friendly management and staff

    Cons

    little room for career development

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