HR at GE (General Electric)

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Aberdeen Scotland
Review Date
Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Business Management Customer Service E-Business Human Resources Recruitment

Connect with this company

7.4/10

The Role
7.3
Organisation
7.6

Socialising

7.2

The Role

Role Description

Talent acquisition. Recruitment. Lead intern.

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

The placement was good and really introduced me to a working environment, sometimes things were a bit quiet but that's to be expected.

7/10

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

I got on really well with my colleagues.

8/10

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

Everyone in the business was really willing to help. I had weekly one to ones with my manager.

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

There were busy and not so busy times, I did find myself bored during the quieter times as to be expected.

5/10

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

I felt they eased you in nicely to your responsibility. At the end of the day everything you do has an affect on elsewhere in the business.

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 am so much more confident in speaking to people and feel more comfortable in an office and business environment. I feel like this experience will give me a definite advantage for future employability opportunities.

9/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Really enjoyed the office atmosphere, very relaxed and everyone gets on and is very friendly to each other.

9/10

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

I joined late so didn't have a laptop for the first 3 weeks. Other than this blip everything was quite well organised.

7/10

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

There were a lot of online training sessions, also a lot of opportunities to get invested in.

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

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

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

I really enjoyed working at the company and would definitely look to go back.

9/10

Social

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

I do wish there was a better community between the interns but I do think this was the area I was in and not the overall feeling of interns at GE. Colleagues were great.

8/10

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

Living was cheap, going out was more expensive but you learn to budget!

7/10

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

I dont go out too much but when I did it was fun.

7/10

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

We had a monthly intern meet up.

7/10

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