Custoemr Service assistant at Golfbreaks.com

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Windsor South West
Review Date
Salary
£14,000 - £15,999
Roles
Administration/Secretarial Customer Service Transportation Travel and Tourism

8.4/10

The Role
9.3
Organisation
8.8

Socialising

6.5

The Role

Role Description

Amending Golf holidays and responding to clients requests.

1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?

It was the best year of my life. Such a sociable, fun company and a great group of employees

10/10

2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?

Even though i was a placement stduent, i was treated the same as a full timer

9/10

3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?

I always felt supported and could approach them about anything

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

It was a very full on job especially in busy seasons. There was always work to keep me busy.

9/10

5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?

The same responsibility as the full timers had. We were treated no differently

9/10

6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?

I will use the skills i have learnt in the future and it will assist me greatly with my final year at university.

10/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

always a happy attitude and i enjoyed coming in, in the mornings. Everyone was friendly and approcahable.

10/10

8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?

It was well organised, but sometimes the organisation levels could of been improved.

8/10

9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?

I had lots of training and was always given extra support if needed. I never felt that i couldn't manage any of my work

9/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Sports and Social Club
  • International Travel
  • Financial Bonus
  • Company Parties/Events
8/10

11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?

I would love to come back and work another couple of years at Golfbreaks

9/10

Social

12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?

There was multiple social occasions and there was always company events. Every week there would be something going on on a friday or thursday

10/10

13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?

It was quite an expensive area as it was in Windsor

3/10

14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?

The nightlife was ok. It was more pubs and bars

6/10

15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?

Yes, plently of sporting activities nearby and other places to visit nearby

7/10