Rating

4.3/5
  • The Role
    4.3
  • The Company
    4.4
  • The Culture
    4.3

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • I thoroughly enjoyed my work and it was varied and I learned lots of new skills.

    4/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • My colleagues were very friendly and helpful at Randstad.

    4/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • My managers were very helpful and gave me support and guidance when required.

    5/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • I was always busy on a daily basis and had plenty of work to do.

    5/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • I had a lot of responsibility during my placement along with a manageable amount of workload.

    5/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • I developed a lot of skills during my placement which will help me now and the training was also very good. I can us all I have learned in my degree and beyond.

    4/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • The office was very friendly and it had a good atmosphere.

    5/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • The placement set up was very well organised by Randstad.

    5/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • Randstad really invests in their staff, and they give you the opportunity to train in different areas and gain more experience and up skill.

    5/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Company Parties/Events

    4/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • As Randstad is based around the UK there’s lots of opportunity to work in different areas.

    4/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • The placement students along with other staff members had frequent social events on the weekends, so the social scene is really good at randstad.

    5/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • As I lived at home and commuted it was cheap, however as Randstad is based in city centre it can be quite pricey depending on the area you want to live in.

    4/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • The nightlife experience is Manchester is great, as there’s something for everyone.

    5/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • During my placement there wasn’t plenty of opportunity to get involved in activities outside of work, but Randstad do have charitable work and events that you can get involved with.

    4/5

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Details

Placement Year (10 Months+)

Administration/Secretarial, Financial Management

North West

July 2020


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