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John Holland Group Reviews

Updated 2 Sep 2019

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3.4
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61%
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John Holland Group CEO Glenn Palin
Glenn Palin
35 Ratings
Pros
  • "The pay is good and John Holland are still getting work in these tough times(in 7 reviews)

  • "(in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Good place"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Civil Engineer 

    I have been working at John Holland Group full-time

    Pros

    Good renumeration, good culture, good recognition

    Cons

    Long hours are expected as the normal.

    John Holland Group2019-06-17
  2. "Good salary- Poor work life balance"

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    Current Employee - Graduate in Melbourne

    I have been working at John Holland Group full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good Salary and better working environment then other construction companies

    Cons

    Hard to maintain work-life balance

    Advice to Management

    Although they bang hard that they have to make sure there is a work life balance but they need to put more effort in making sure there is work life balance at ground level.

    John Holland Group2019-09-02
  3. "Hard work and commitment pays off"

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    Current Employee - Site Engineer in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at John Holland Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Rewarding salary and progression opportunities. Good work culture and supportive work environment

    Cons

    Working 55+ hours per week is a minimum

    John Holland Group2019-08-13
  4. "JHG ICT " Not a good place to work""

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    Former Employee - Cloud Engineer in Melbourne
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at John Holland Group full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Teams and members are really good JHG as a Employer is great and caring

    Cons

    ICT Management is really poor No chance or learning or improvements No empowering

    Advice to Management

    Please change your CTO

    John Holland Group2019-08-21
  5. "Supportive culture"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Engineer 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at John Holland Group full-time

    Pros

    Good place to work with plenty of challenging projects lined up

    Cons

    Long hours but typical by industry standards

    John Holland Group2019-06-18
  6. "John Holland"

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    Current Employee - General Superintendent in Brisbane
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at John Holland Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Backed by CCCI China company

    Cons

    Too many procedures in system.

    Advice to Management

    Streamline administration

    John Holland Group2019-06-16
  7. "No say it as it is"

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

    I worked at John Holland Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Push you to get experience whilst taking all the energy out of you

    Cons

    Long hours. No say it as it is. Permanent jobs not really permanent. No job security. Boys club culture. No career advancement even after 10 years of service for some employees. No diversity in senior leadership.

    Advice to Management

    Say it as it is.

    John Holland Group2019-07-17
  8. "Hydraulic Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at John Holland Group full-time

    Pros

    Good pay. Good work life balance

    Cons

    Staff support - Not responsive Human Resource- unclear performance and pay review

    John Holland Group2019-03-26
  9. Helpful (1)

    "Document Control Manager - Metro Tunnel Project"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at John Holland Group full-time

    Pros

    The company has a lot of work in the pipeline.

    Cons

    Toxic organisational culture (on the Metro Tunnel Project)

    John Holland Group2019-04-28
  10. "Company is growing"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at John Holland Group part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good money, talented colleagues, wide variety of projects.

    Cons

    Bad work-life balance. Don't get much family time because you're always working.

    John Holland Group2019-03-23
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