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Is it stressful to work at Cambridgeshire County Council?

People feel stressed here

Bad
92% of people say they often feel stressed at work

Based on information from 13 job reviews

Why this matters

Work isn’t always easy, but if you’re frequently feel stressed, that’s not good.

Your employer should support you with enough people and resources to get your job done without feeling overwhelmed.

Do people at Cambridgeshire County Council recommend working with their team?

Only some people recommend working with their team

Not great
31% of people report that they would recommend working with their immediate team to a friend

Based on information from 13 job reviews

Why this matters

A good job means enjoying the place where you work.

The people you work with every day really matter. They can be the difference between a terrible day and a great one.

If you’d recommend your team to a friend, this shows that something’s going right.

Do people at Cambridgeshire County Council feel treated by respect by their managers?

Most people feel treated with respect by their managers

Good
55% of people say they’re treated with respect by their managers

Based on information from 11 job reviews

Why this matters

Everyone should get treated with respect by their managers. You shouldn’t feel discriminated against or bullied, and if you have a problem you should be able to speak to someone about it.

Do people get enough training when they start at Cambridgeshire County Council?

People get enough training when they start

Excellent
77% of people report they got enough training when they started working here

Based on information from 13 job reviews

Why this matters

A good job should give you good training when you start, not just drop you in at the deep end.

This means that you’ll be happier and more productive from day one and shows that your employer values you.

It’s also very important if your job involves anything that could be dangerous. Good training from the outset keeps you and your team safe.

Do people think Cambridgeshire County Council is a safe place to work?

People think their workplace is safe

Excellent
92% of people report that their workplace is safe

Based on information from 13 job reviews

Why this matters

No-one should be worried about their safety at work.

Are people given support to progress at Cambridgeshire County Council?

Most people are given support to progress here

Good
In the last year, 62% of people report being given an opportunity to get better at their job, learn a new skill, learn to manage a team or get more responsibility in their role

Based on information from 13 job reviews

Why this matters

A good job should help you progress at work, if you want to. That might be supporting you to get better at the job you currently have, learn something new, manage a team or take on more responsibilities.

This means you’ll be able to build on your skills and experience, and earn more money.

Do workers feel well informed about how Cambridgeshire County Council is doing?

Most people feel well informed about how the company is doing

Good
55% of people feel that they are kept well informed about how the company is doing as a whole

Based on information from 11 job reviews

Why this matters

At a good job, there should be a supportive relationship between the people working on the frontline serving customers and the people who own the company or work in head office.

You should be kept informed about how the company is doing as a whole, both in good times and when things get tough for the business.

Do people think Cambridgeshire County Council head office understands what's happening where they work?

People think head office doesn’t understand what’s happening where they work

Bad
0% of people think that this employer’s head office or owners have a good understanding of what’s really happening where they work

Based on information from 11 job reviews

Why this matters

At a good job, the role of head office should be to support the people on the frontline serving customers.

To do that properly, the company’s owners or head office need to have a good understanding of what’s really happening on the frontline. This is especially important when a company owns multiple locations.