Aftersales Assistant at BMW Group

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Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Farnborough South East
Review Date
Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Accountancy Business Management Charity/Non Profit Economics

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6.8/10

The Role
7.7
Organisation
6.6

Socialising

5.8

The Role

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

It was a great placement and provided me with lots of opportunities and experiences.

8/10

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

All my colleagues included me in all aspects and made me feel part of the team.

9/10

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

I was given support in most aspects of the placement, but felt as though more guidance was needed.

7/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

I had daily tasks, and often had miscellaneous emails to respond to.

7/10

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

I was given the responsibility to look after the entire budget for my team.

7/10

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

I will be able to use all skills developed throughout all aspects of my university career. I will ask be able to use skills such as SAP in the future.

8/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

The culture is great, people are welcoming but also have the drive to get on with the work required.

9/10

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

Overall the general set up wasnt the best as i was told i was doing one job but it ended up being a different job. overall HR wasn't perfect.

6/10

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

All team members have helped with personal development and training and training was provided for different aspects of the placements

7/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Above 25 days holiday
  • Working from home
5/10

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

Future prospects are positive and would enjoy working here in the future.

6/10

Social

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

Yes, all the placement students got along great and were able to participate in activities outside the office.

9/10

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

Living in Reading was expensive but provided a social life and easy access to London.

5/10

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

Nightlife in Farnborough isn't great but i lived in Reading so had the opportunity to go out there.

3/10

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

Yes.

6/10

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