Associated British Foods products

Get the inside buzz from graduates at Associated British Foods

8.4 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 15 ratings in 2016)
"Fun, challenging, fast moving."
Culture
7.6 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
6.8 / 10
 
Hours
9.0 / 10
 
Salary
8.5 / 10
 
 
Diversity
7.6 / 10
 
 
Training
8.7 / 10
 

Pros

  • Various levels of flexi-time are available across the company so employees get a good work/life balance.
  • A very competitive salary that’s either in line with the industry or above it.
  • Employees feel that they can approach managers and other senior members of the team for advice.
  • A lot of responsibility and high-level work is available to employees from an early stage.

Cons

  • The graduate scheme is still being developed, which can lead to last minute changes for graduates.
  • As the offices are spread out, there can be a lot of travel time involved.
  • Administrative roles can lead to quite repetitive and dull tasks.
  • Due to the spread of work, some locations may not have many graduates.

What insiders say about...

"Get to know yourself and what you are looking for and just be honest on your CV...."

"The culture can change depending on which site or company you are at. If you are..."

"Offices are generally good. There are no central London locations but most are within..."

"I have a great work/life balance. Generally, working overtime is frowned upon as..."

"My pay package was initially average within the industry but this has been addressed..."

"There's a really strong network with other graduates to discuss anything including..."

"Most interview questions are competency-based so be prepared to give examples for..."

"We're the first people to have our bread brand use the carbon trust logo."

"Management tend to be very accessible right to the top and are fairly honest and..."

"There is a women's business forum, which is great for networking and many people..."

"There are great opportunities to progress and the future leaders training courses..."

"I work with the national account manager on UK retailer accounts. This means real..."

"You get real responsibility within the business and excellent training programmes..."

"The fast paced nature of the business can sometimes leave you very little time to..."

"There are more loaves of bread in households across the UK than rolls of toilet ..."

"Progressive, dynamic, driven."

"Huge developmental opportunities. Wide range of businesses to move around during..."

"Training is there if you want it. If you push for something you will get it."

"Even more exposure to other ABF businesses!"

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