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Get the inside buzz from graduates at Associated British Foods

8.2 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 10 ratings in 2014)
"Fast-paced and supportive."
Pros: 
  • Graduates are given high levels of responsibility and are trusted to work independently
  • Colleagues are friendly and willing to provide support when asked
  • There are opportunities to work with well-known brands on a variety of projects
  • The company has a focus on training and professional development is encouraged
Cons: 
  • Salaries are not as high as some other FMCG graduate schemes
  • There is room for communication at the company to be improved
  • Some graduates may not know exactly where they are going to end up at the end of the scheme
  • Rotations sometimes seem like they are decided at the last minute
Culture
8.3 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
7.3 / 10
 
Hours
8.7 / 10
 
Salary
6.2 / 10
 
 
 
Diversity
8.0 / 10
 
 
CSR
8.0 / 10
 
Training
8.3 / 10
 

What insiders say about...

"My advice for candidates is that they should be honest and truthful about who they..."

"The company has lovely colleagues and a very relaxed, open culture."

"ABF have a lovely financial headquarter in Russell Square. Some of the manufacturing..."

"I typically work from 8:30am to 5:00pm."

"The pay is good and the sign on bonus is great too."

"Perks include health scheme, benefits programme, and a pension scheme."

"The interview process was about as intense as other FMCG companies that I interviewed..."

"The interview consisted of mainly competence based questions, and several surrounding..."

"The company is working hard on reducing its carbon footprint. We have made huge improvements..."

"Engineering managers at ABF could be more equipped to develop graduates in my opinion,..."

"The company is good when it comes to diversity within the workplace, and there are..."

"After the graduate scheme, the most common promotion is to become a Front Line Manager,..."

"Kingsmill were the first bread producer to introduce 100% recyclable packaging. Some..."

"I have had a lot of exposure to a lot of different areas and I have had a lot of..."

"The people and the freedom of working on your own projects is a real plus here."

"The location is not ideal for me."

"The company makes the most poppadoms in the country!"

"Genuine, modest, opportunities."

"I've loved the products for years and I got on well with my assessors at the interview,..."

"The training on the graduate scheme has been good, and I've enhanced my skills in..."

"ABF is a very down to earth company. As long as you have the right skills, knowledge..."

"I think the the placements could have been slightly shorter."

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