HR Generalist at Honda Motor Europe

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Bracknell
Review Date

4.1/5

The Role
4.6
The Company
3.7
The Culture
4

The Role

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

I really enjoyed my placement at Honda. Everyone in the company were approachable and accomodating, which enabled me to gain the best work experience for my placement year.
5 /5

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

4 /5

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

My supervisor provided me with a lot of support, and pushed me to gain more skills throughout my placement which has been incredibly helpful, and boosted my confidence in the work environment. As long as you are prepared to ask for help and guidance, you will get it!
5 /5

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

5 /5

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

During my placement we were given incredible amounts of responsability, to the point where I felt like a full valued member of the team who was trusted with their own projects and tasks.
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 started my placement with no work experience and little knowledge of my role, however Honda taught me a tremendous amount, and I am now looking forward to using this as theory in my degree and using the skills I have aqcuired in practice. I feel comfortable and confident in applying for future vacancies as I know that I have the skills they require for my field.
5 /5

The Company

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

4 /5

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

4 /5

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

4 /5

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Company Car
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • Company Parties/Events
4 /5

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

4 /5

The Culture

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

4 /5

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

4 /5

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

4 /5

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

4 /5