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)
"Understanding and committed."
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.
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
 

What insiders say about...

"Excellent application process. It's open and efficient and you're not left for long..."

"There's a high focus on individual achievement and taking ownership of your achievements..."

"I work in factory offices so they vary greatly across sites. Dress code can be anything..."

"I work flexi hours meaning I don't have to always be in 9.00 am to 5.00 pm every..."

"Very attractive starting salary that's in line with the rest of the market. There's..."

"When moving every six months on the grad scheme, support is provided where necessary...."

"There was a case study with a presentation following it, two team exercises, a situational..."

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

"It's a very flat structure and the doors are always open."

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

"There are always opportunities if you want them."

"I've been given good levels of responsibility and variety throughout the scheme and..."

"Real responsibility and flexibility with working hours."

"There's a lack of direction because the scheme changes every year. This is often..."

"Not many people know that ABF own Primark."

"Fast paced. An exciting and dynamic business."

"They have a fantastic portfolio of brands and it's a great chance to be a part of..."

"There are lots of training opportunities both at graduate level, sales level and..."

"Have more offices in London."

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