Rating

3.1/5
  • Skills
    4.0
  • Responsibilities
    5.0
  • Support & Guidance
    3.0
  • Culture
    2.3
  • Your Impressions
    2.7

Role Description

Providing Reporting for the Sales Team in order to gain/keep operational control

    Overview

  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • On a day to day basis my role involved providing sales reports to managers to aid in tracking sales performance and to gain/keep operational control.


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • Developed team working skills and gained a lot of excel skills.


  • How would you rate the training provided during your experience?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate your development of industry-specific skills during the experience?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate your development of personal / soft skills during the experience?
  • 4/5

  • Please rate how these skills have helped you in your career development
  • 4/5

    Responsibilities

  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • Yes, providing reporting is quite a substantial part of running a business.


  • Please rate how meaningful the work you were doing was
  • 5/5

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • Received some guidance and support, however due to pandemic reasons there was a lot of personal change within the department which caused the support and guidance to be rather minimal at times.


  • How would you rate the support and guidance from your line manager?
  • 3/5

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from the wider team?
  • 3/5

    Culture

  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • People were always very friendly. Some go above and beyond to help you if you have issues.


  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 3/5

  • How would you rate the social opportunities?
  • 1/5

  • How would you rate the diversity initiatives?
  • 2/5

  • How would you rate the charity, sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives?
  • 3/5

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • I think overall it was a very valuable experience. However, the circumstances with the pandemic have made it a tough year, where there was very little enjoyment at times due to the repetitiveness of the role and the limitations to try other things.


  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on your placement / internship
  • 3/5

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 2/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at IBM
  • 3/5

  • 7. Would you recommend IBM to a friend?
  • Yes


  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to IBM
  • Show that you are interested and try to stand out.


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Details

Placement Year (10 Months+)

Business Management

30th June 2021


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