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Get the inside buzz from graduates at Skanska UK

8.5 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 56 ratings in 2015)
"Caring, considerate, well-balanced."
Pros: 
  • The company have a caring and friendly culture which makes for a great working environment
  • Graduates are able to work on (and contribute to) a number of very high-profile projects
  • Learning and development opportunities on offer are exceptional
  • Salaries are generous, especially when taken with the perks and additional benefits on offer
Cons: 
  • Graduates may be required to travel a lot for work and commute for long distances
  • Working hours can be quite challenging during busy periods
  • Company processes could be explained more thoroughly to new starters
  • In certain roles, there may not be many opportunities to gain experience of live sites
Culture
8.7 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
7.9 / 10
 
Hours
7.7 / 10
 
Salary
8.1 / 10
 
 
Diversity
9.0 / 10
 
 
Training
8.4 / 10
 

What insiders say about...

"My advice is to review your basic engineering knowledge. Be prepared to plan and..."

"The culture here is very friendly and open, often quite relaxed. There are a good..."

"I work in a very big open plan office with good facilities. There is a subsidised..."

"You get time off for the doctors, dentist etc., and some people go to the gym on..."

"We're offered a competitive salary and a company car so I'm happy with the amount..."

"Perks include a Green Travel Allowance and all professional membership fees/events..."

"An online application is followed by online tests that lead to an interview process..."

"Interview questions included: what is the difference between leadership and management?..."

"The environment is very important to Skanska with car sharing schemes encouraged..."

"Managers work at adjacent desks and are therefore very accessible, and mentoring..."

"From what I have seen they employ a diverse group of people."

"It has been made clear that if you push yourself you will be rewarded and if you..."

"Skanska are committed to corporate social responsibility, all company cars have to..."

"Currently going through several months training to prepare of the role of a planner...."

"Everyone is so welcoming and willing to aid in the learning and development of practical..."

"In my role there are not many regular opportunities for site visits."

"The UK workforce is one of the smallest divisions of Skanska globally."

"Sustainable, forward-thinking, practical."

"I applied here for several reasons: the great development opportunities and package..."

"Without having to request them I was invited to health and safety training, environmental..."

"I feel that everyone is given an equal chance of obtaining a job, as long as they..."

"It would be nice to have more organised graduate events throughout the year, (i.e...."

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