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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...

"Dress smartly and prepare fully. Do mock interviews. Ask friends for their input..."

"The branch I am based in has a fantastic team where everyone pulls together. There..."

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

"The company does consider that everyone has a home life and that it can sometimes..."

"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..."

"How would a career with CEF align with your personal career goals? I was asked about..."

"Recycling is high on the agenda with the company owning and running its own recycling..."

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

"I have seen no reason to doubt my employer's commitment to diversity. The industry..."

"The sky really is the limit with this company but there are no free rides. If you..."

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

"There's great support from the rest of the team and fantastic training is provided..."

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

"CEF has one of the largest electrical waste recycling facilities in Europe."

"Friendly, welcoming and approachable."

"The graduate scheme was very transparent and I found this refreshing and unique...."

"I have spent roughly one week in every month training for the past two years and..."

"Make opportunities to progress more clear. When I bring up the internal focus course..."

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