An Post Sucks Customer Reviews and Feedback
Australia Post, formally the Australian Postal Corporation, is the government business enterprise that provides postal services in Australia. The head office of Australia Post is located in Bourke Street, Melbourne, which also serves as a post office.
Postal Operative (Former Employee) says"Extreme bullying culture within the company. If you make a complaint about your situation, management will turn it back on you. Company will be out of existence in twenty years time. Cons: Bullying culture"
Owner driver (Former Employee) says"An post is ran by morons and in house promotions, you are literally treated as a number, and the place is full of in house and fighting, I didn't enjoy my time there Cons: Management"
Postman (Former Employee) says"No equality or fairness in the way.postal routes are planned and distributed amoungst work force eg some routes take 2 to 4 hours to complete whilst others can take 5 to 6 hours."
Postal Operative-sorting&deliveries (Former Employee) says"Incoming mail is processed every night in order to reach its destination - next day delivery. Pressurised job as each night the mail has to make its timeline/deadline. Management lacked professional management skills which had a knock on affect to the staff. Cons: night work"
Postal Sorter (Former Employee) says"a nice place to work job security lot of benefits. managers and supervisors were great. friendly environment a lot of team work and effort was very important to our role Cons: short hours"
sorter (Former Employee) says"Decent money but not worth it. Too many supervisors hanging around speaking on walkie talkies. You feel like you are constantly being watched. Zero atmosphere"
Postman (Former Employee) says"The pay is pretty good its about 30000 a year after tax for a stamdard 39 hour week. The main benefits are that if your made permanent you have very good job security and you join a pension.Scheme. Cons: Unsocialable hours eg night shifts, Nepotism, Job favourtism"
Manager (Former Employee) says"Very busy work place - not much work life balance. Had good opportunities to develop and seek more responsible roles. Didn't like working at the Mails Centres as a workplace, which became my work location with promotion."
Postal Teller (Former Employee) says"An Post were my first employers the work was straight forward and pay was ok however there were no advancement oppurtunities and my hours were constantly changing without warning so I ended up living to work and not working to live. Cons: lack of opportunities, sporadic work hours"
Christmas Casual Worker (Former Employee) says"12 hour shifts 5 days a week. Tasks were easy to understand but monotonous. Management were friendly, approachable and understanding for many personal circumstances. Co-workers were very helpful and assisted you when necessary. The hardest part of the job was dealing with boredom and coping with the long hours. The most enjoyable part of the job was working with friendly people in a nice environment Cons: Long hours"
Acting Manager (Current Employee) says"A very busy environment to work in. Unsocial working hours but good conditions to work in. Great courses were there for me to avail of. The hardest part was motivating people. The most enjoyable was seeing the mail going out on time every night."
Driver (Former Employee) says"Only worked here over the Christmas period, started around 11 am and finished about 7pm. The work included collecting the post from different post boxes around the city."
Post Person (Current Employee) says"Good job if it is full time. You will never get rich from this job but it's steady and reliable and you get paid for all holidays as its unionised which is not always a good thing either but this is a great job if its full time. Cons: Dogs, weather but neither a major problem."
General Operative (Former Employee) says"Stressful, under pressure job, but good benefits, although not very secure as contracts being renewed every few months, so it's difficult to know how long will a job sustain"
Counter Staff (Former Employee) says"Although a great place to work, the job can get very tiring and warm. Due to security reasons there are no windows aloud so gets very stuffy in the summer. Cons: Long days"
Cashier and Sales Assistant (Current Employee) says"No two days are the same and it is a fun place to work. This particular office is owned and run as a franchise sub office. Due to An Posts difficulties in the market place at the minute,it is time to move forward and seek some security. Interactions with customers were a highlight and the camaraderie between everyone was great."
Cleaner/ Casual worker (Former Employee) says"Worked nights. tough hours. Nothing difficult to understand. Long stretches of demanding physical labour. Management and co-workers were all helpful and kind. Cons: Tough hours on nights. No bus service nearby."
Postal Sorter (Current Employee) says"Working here for a long time in the Dublin Mails Centre. Pay is good, hours are poor enough. A lot of the middle management are of low IQ and Neanderthal people skills. Any advancement is either by brown-nosing or some form of 'nepotism'. Cons: Poor management"
Postal Sorter (Former Employee) says"My job was to sort mail manually or by running a sorting machine. It was a bit repetitive and sometimes boring but the salary was excellent for unskilled labour. I learned to work as part of a team in whatever area I worked. The management team were strict but fair and I had a good relationship with all of them. My co-workers were mostly very nice people and had a good work ethic. The hardest part of the job were the long hours, I worked 12 hour shifts. The most enjoyable part of the job was the salary and the good working relationship I had with my workmates. Cons: long hours"
Postman (Current Employee) says"I really like working for an post but unfortunately it won’t give me the opportunity to go where I would like to see myself in the future. The people and colleges are great but the job just won’t help me with what I need to too for the future. Wish that things were different as I’ll miss a lot of people and friends. Cons: Bad wages"
Former Employee - Postal Worker says"I worked at An Post part-time for more than 10 years Cons: Nepotism among managers and supervisors"
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee says"I worked at An Post full-time Cons: All bad pure bad place to work"
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee says"I worked at An Post part-time Cons: Managers can be quiet rude"
Current Employee - Postman says"I have been working at An Post full-time for more than 10 years Cons: No training,bullying,poor pay,no chance of advancement,health and safety non existent"
Former Employee - Postal Clerk says"I worked at An Post part-time for less than a year Cons: Owner/post mistress under qualified to manage staff spoke to staff and customers appallingly. Pay was not so good but ok for part time work No ongoing training just one day to shadow then your on the job. Management consider no advice and is suspicious of everyone horrible feeling if you are not doing anything wrong"
Former Employee - Postperson says"I worked at An Post full-time for more than 10 years Cons: Bullying a major issue. Incompetent managers who lack professionalism, tact, diplomacy and the wherewithal to address bullying in the workplace. Nepotism. Inept and unwilling Union representation. HR an absolute disgrace."
Postperson says"I have been working at An Post for more than 10 years Cons: Poor wages,poor working conditions,little regard for health and safety issues very inflexable with holiday if you have a young family(very family unfriendly)Union are just spokesmen for management not interested in staff concerns.Little or no benefit to working for An Post other then free excersise."
Current Employee - Sorter says"I have been working at An Post full-time for more than 10 years Cons: Managers picked for ability to brown nose. Ability not an option. Company and union too close. Any dissenters are promoted out of way. Union spouse and children welcome before others esp if union negotiator. Very bad morale. Job casualised and full time staff being bullied out of company in favour of part time casual. Managers in mail centres and GPO paid for nothing. If asked to write account of their duties most wouldn't get past first paragraph.management protects management bullying is endemic. In mail centre sexual harassment is tolerated by management indeed some of the worse culprits are managers.a sad company ,"
Current Employee - Postal Operative says"I have been working at An Post full-time for more than 10 years Cons: Neanderthal management always looking to pass the blame , it rains most of the time, keeps adding additional work practices with zero extra in pay or benefits, union are corrupt , if you're not in the click you're a nobody , management don't listen , delivering leaflets on top of mail is a back breaker, early start ain't great."
Auxiliary Postal Sorter says"I have been working at An Post Cons: Management haven't got a clue how to treat people, a lot of them are rude, and arragent."
Randy says"Ahhh we meet again \"sorry\" collection card. Why is it so hard to knock on someone\'s door? Cars parked outside, at least 5 people at home, seriously no attempts whatsoever. Lazy bastards."