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Get the inside buzz from graduates at City Electrical Factors

8.0 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 11 ratings in 2017)
"A great family-run company that invests in its staff."
Culture
7.5 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
6.9 / 10
 
Hours
5.4 / 10
 
Salary
6.9 / 10
 
 
Diversity
6.7 / 10
 
 
Training
8.5 / 10
 

Pros

  • The company offers competitive perks, including a company car.
  • Many felt that training was regular and of a high level.
  • Progression in the company is available to everybody who is willing to work hard.
  • Members of management are seen as approachable and helpful in most cases.

Cons

  • There are long hours including Saturdays.
  • While there is a good bonus scheme, some felt the salary could be better.
  • Some see the work given at early stages as being dull and repetitive.
  • Some graduates are required to move around various offices.

What insiders say about...

"Preparation is everything. The application process involves a phone interview and..."

"Everybody is approachable and easy to talk to, which is refreshing."

"We're in a spacious and good location and have all of the facilities needed to operate..."

"My usual hours are 7.30 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Friday. However, I am required to..."

"I am ok with the wage at this stage in my employment. I would prefer a higher base..."

"We get training expenses including hotel and fuel. The training itself and functions..."

"Where do you see yourself in ten years? What are your previous experiences of working..."

"CEF has its own electrical waste disposal plant."

"All of the managers that I have come across are very approachable and friendly. My..."

"In terms of female diversity, I have found no problems when applying and working..."

"In my current branch there have been three promotions in the space of a year. The..."

"I am currently a year into my course so I am now starting to take on more responsibilities...."

"The investment in your own personal progression and the opportunities that come with..."

"You're required to work one in every three Saturdays on average."

"It's still a private family-owned company."

"A great family-run company that invests in its staff."

"The career prospects and the level of training offered by the company."

"There's a high standard of both in-branch and external training with professional..."

"Invest in renovations for some of the branches."

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