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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)
"Good opportunities in a growing and improving model."
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...

"Understand why you have applied for the graduate scheme. Think of transferable skills..."

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

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

"I work around 50 to 55 hours a week without lunch. There can be flexibility but it's..."

"It's competitive (though could be a bit more) and the opportunities that can come..."

"I've had excellent training and been able to experience different roles within the..."

"I was asked about my ambition, experience and work attitude, and what I expected..."

"The company implements the latest technology and looks for new ideas."

"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..."

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

"The idea of the graduate scheme is to do a variety of roles throughout the company..."

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

"We don't always get lunch breaks and there are long working hours."

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

"Interested, invested and engaging."

"I liked everything I had heard about the company, from how they were owned to the..."

"We attend Pinnacle Workshops on things such as customer service, cold calling and..."

"Increase the incentives for sales assistants."

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