Rating

4.1/5
  • About You
    4.4
  • The Company
    4.5
  • Everything Else
    4.0

    About You

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy the virtual experience?
  • Considering the current circumstances, Sara and Georgia at Mace provided a very beneficial and insightful experience. This included: inviting several employees at Mace to inform us of their roles and responsibilities; a virtual site tour; and even interview and CV skills.

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued during your time at the company or firm?
  • The emerging talent team at Mace focused their time on those of us part of the virtual experience in small groups and individually, on multiple occasions. This made me feel valued by the emerging talent team as they also brought those of us part of the experience together through the events and activities they planned.

    5/5

  • 3. How much guidance/support did you receive during the virtual experience?
  • Georgia and Sara at Mace helped create an environment that made me feel comfortable in asking questions when I wanted to know more about a role or unsure of something. Sara and Georgia then organised a mock interview for me with another employee at Mace, who gave me some feedback on how I performed. Sara then followed up with detailed feedback, giving me guiding information on how to be a better candidate.

    5/5

  • 4. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and information you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • The workshops and mock interview provided by the emerging talent team at Mace, helped refine my interview skills along with details that employers look for in a candidate applying for a role and their CV. This really stuck with me and I am sure I will carry this information obtained from the experience with me in my later life.

    4/5

    The Company

  • 5. How well structured was the virtual experience?
  • It was clear that Sara and Georgia had planned the week thoroughly as they provided us all with a detailed brochure before the week started, following with a daily brochure with more details in what we should expect for the day. Furthermore, those at Mace organised other employees to come on to the call, with great timing, reinforcing the level of thought put into the structure of the week.

    5/5

  • 6. How was the general atmosphere during your virtual experience?
  • The emerging talent team did everything to create a welcoming but formal atmosphere across the virtual experience. This efficiently replicated the formal and insightful environment that would have taken place if it was not for the current affairs.

    4/5

  • 7. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • Mace showed an interest in my character, and seemed invested in to seeing me get the most from the experience as they provided sessions allocated to improving personal development.

    5/5

  • 8. To what extent did the virtual experience help you to understand what it would be like to have a full time role with the company or firm?
  • The emerging talent team organised for other employees at Mace to join the call in order to share the daily routine and some of the projects they have worked on so that those of us taking part in the experience could understand their role.

    4/5

  • 9. How much did the virtual experience help you in understanding the company culture?
  • Those that work at Mace, especially the apprentices, shared the work ethic expected from the company but also the guidance received for them to excel and be supported.

    5/5

  • 10. How valuable was the content in helping you to decide on your future career path?
  • The emerging talent team were very understanding of our other possible interests and highlighted the different pathways to obtain a role Mace so we could get a better understanding of which path would be better suited to us.

    5/5

    Everything Else

  • 11. Were you paid or reimbursed adequately for this experience?
  • At the end of the experience, Mace u expectedly gifted everyone a £20 Amazon gift voucher for taking part in the virtual construction week.


  • 12. Were there opportunities for networking and meeting other employees of the company or firm?
  • Yes, Sara and Georgia invited different employees to describe their role to us and answer our questions each day.

    5/5

  • 13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?
  • We were able to communicate with the employees on many different occasions, providing many opportunities to ask anything we wanted to know. The emerging talent team also gave us time the communicate amongst ourselves in groups to get to know everyone part of the experience better.

    4/5

  • 14. Did you find out about activities that employees can get involved in outside of work?
  • The employees told us about a few of the activities they have done outside of work with each other, like going to dinners, for example. Moreover, they expressed how bonding these events were.

    3/5

  • 15. Would you recommend this virtual experience to a friend?
  • I would recommend the virtual construction week at Mace to anyone looking for a career in the instruction industry. It was extremely insightful and the emerging talent team helped in identifying a specific career path to me.

    5/5

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Virtual Experience

Architecture, Civil Engineering, Construction/Trades, Design, Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Environmental, Graphic Design, Product Design/Industrial Design

South East

November 2020


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