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)
"Flexible, friendly and caring."
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 ABF. What are our markets, our challenges and successes? Understand yourself...."

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

"The offices are really nice. They're a little out of the way but that is to be expected..."

"We have flexible working hours, which means I can work around the traffic on the..."

"It's a great starting wage."

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

"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."

"The relationships within the business are great across all levels. The directors..."

"When returning from maternity leave, it appears that the company allows a lot of..."

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

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

"High level of responsibility at an early stage in your career. Flexible working hours..."

"Locations can be far out from city centres. Some graduates should therefore expect..."

"We introduced sliced bread to the UK!"

"Fast paced, ever-changing, good people."

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

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

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

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