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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)
"Fair, appreciative, determined."
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've moved to a new office that everyone in the business had an opportunity to help..."

"My hours change depending on what placement I'm on. While it isn't quite flexi time,..."

"It's an excellent salary plus a welcome bonus."

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

"How would your friends describe you in three words? How would you rank yourself out..."

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

"I meet with my senior manager regularly and present each placement I do to the supply..."

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

"The progression within the business is very good and, with all the companies in the..."

"Real roles. You are not just in a role that has been created for you – it is a..."

"The level of exposure and opportunities across the businesses."

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

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

"Understanding and committed."

"Seeing the range of opportunities and challenges available as well as the success..."

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

"All graduates should be part of a project when they start and this should run alongside..."

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