Are you getting a good deal at work?
Compare your job to find out

Glasgow City Council

13 job reviews

6.1/10
What is this?

Glasgow City Council team and workplace

Is it stressful to work at Glasgow City Council?

Most people feel stressed here

Not great

67% of people say they often feel stressed at work

Based on 9 employee responses

Do people at Glasgow City Council feel treated by respect by their managers?

Most people feel treated with respect by their managers

Good

56% of people say they’re treated with respect by their managers

Based on 9 employee responses

Do people get enough training when they start at Glasgow City Council?

People get enough training when they start

Excellent

75% of people report they got enough training when they started working here

Based on 8 employee responses

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.

Are people given support to progress at Glasgow City Council?

Only some people are given support to progress here

Not great

In the last year, 33% 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 9 employee responses

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 Glasgow City Council is doing?

Only some people feel well informed about how the company is doing

Not great

25% of people feel that they are kept well informed about how the company is doing as a whole

Based on 8 employee responses

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 Glasgow City Council head office understands what's happening where they work?

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

Bad

11% 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 9 employee responses

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.