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KLM Reviews

Updated Feb 20, 2020

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4.0
92%
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97%
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KLM CEO Pieter J. Th. Elbers
Pieter J. Th. Elbers
94 Ratings
Pros
  • "Veel vrijheid, verantwoordelijkheid en zelfstandigheid(in 9 reviews)

  • "Afwisselende carriere mogelijk en veel mensen veranderen van baan iedere paar jaar(in 9 reviews)

Cons
  • "Daardoor veel ouderwetse zaken binnen het bedrijf(in 13 reviews)

  • "Door de grote van organisatie kunnen de mogelijkheden wel tijd kosten(in 12 reviews)

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  1. "Great company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Amstelveen
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at KLM full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Plenty of room for personal development, career progression. They invest a lot in you and your future

    Cons

    Head office has a strong Dutch focus internally (eg international communication)

    KLM2020-02-20
  2. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Product Owner in Amstelveen
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at KLM full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Really nice place to work Respects and appreciates its employees.

    Cons

    A lot of internal politics.

    KLM2020-02-15
  3. "Lots of opportunities"

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    Current Employee - Management Trainee 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at KLM full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - You are given a lot of freedom - The company is extremely diverse (multiple buisnesses)

    Cons

    - Average age is high (probably for a reason)

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    KLM2020-02-10
  4. "Great place to start off as Line Maintenance Mechanic"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at KLM full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great people. Many Aircraft types. Great enviroment.

    Cons

    Starting salary below average for an Engineer. Working hours. Management.

    KLM2020-01-02
  5. "Internship KLM E&M"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at KLM full-time

    Pros

    - Relaxed working environment - Nice workforce, friendly colleagues

    Cons

    - Poor salary - Bulky company, hard to communicate swiftly across different divisions

    KLM2019-12-06
  6. "cabin crew life"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at KLM full-time

    Pros

    good balance of work and personal life, money, quick feedback from company, professional

    Cons

    not that much cons probably little bit old school style

    KLM2019-10-31
  7. "The Sky is blue"

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    Former Employee - Purser in Amsterdam
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Best employer in the world

    Cons

    Away from home all the time

    KLM2019-10-10
  8. "A nice company to work at"

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    Current Employee - Product Owner 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at KLM full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good life-work balance Nice colleagues Interesting industry Opportunities within the company

    Cons

    Slow decision-making can block speed and innovation

    KLM2019-09-23
  9. "You join it for the rest of your working life."

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    Current Employee - IT Senior Specialist in Schiphol-Rijk
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at KLM part-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Strong commitment company-employee Good salary Standby tickets, even better for long term employees

    Cons

    Cooperation with Air France is difficult KLM tends to try every management style, but then slightly later Airline industry is prone to heavy swings, but usually we cannot afford any expenses for software and hardware.

    KLM2019-08-15
  10. "Forward thinking airline"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great leadership with strategic thinking, you get to learn alot and there is teamwork.

    Cons

    Very limited career growth opportunities.

    KLM2019-08-22
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