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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)
"Modernising the industry."
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...

"Be confident and research the history of both the industry and company."

"Everyone you speak to is really approachable all the way through the company. I have..."

"The offices are fit for purpose. They're nothing extravagant but are more than ample..."

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

"I have found the salaries for business graduate roles are pretty standard. That said,..."

"Both the bonus scheme and entrepreneurial freedom when it comes to stocking and selling..."

"The questions delved into my leadership skills and traits. This is because when they..."

"The company is a market leader in electrical waste and has its own world-leading..."

"My managers are incredibly busy but they make themselves accessible and are genuinely..."

"Everyone is accepted and given the same opportunities throughout the company."

"There are great opportunities up to a certain point (account manager and branch manager)..."

"My role includes going round every single customer that either spends with us or..."

"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."

"We have 398 branches nationwide."

"People-orientated and results-driven with fair rewards."

"It sounded like a great opportunity to learn new skills in a new sector with good..."

"..."

"Invest in renovations for some of the branches."

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