HR Services Coordinator

by Volkswagen Group UK


  • Skills
  • Responsibilities
  • Support & Guidance
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions


  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • My role it to coordinate the employee lifecycle from start to finish. This includes external offers, internal offers, exit interviews, parental leave etc... I run reports frequently for different areas of the business and help manage the internal HR inbox by giving guidance on policies, problem-solving and assisting the customer where needed.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • I have learnt so many new skills. Being my first office job, my work practice/time management has developed the most due to the fast pace of work. Furthermore, my communication skills have developed massively due to speaking to numerous different areas of the business each day for different reasons.

  • 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
  • 5/5


  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • I was surprised by the level of responsibility given to me so soon after joining, this helped me to learn quickly and develop further than I ever expected.

  • 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?
  • The support was immense. At time it was difficult due to it being remote at times, but the support offered by my direct and wider team was great. There was an understanding of how difficult it may be to train remotely.

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from your line manager?
  • 4/5

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


  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • The company culture was fantastic, I always felt included and I was in alignment with all of their policies and group essentials.

  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate the social opportunities?
  • 4/5

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

  • How would you rate the charity, sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives?
  • 4/5

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • I enjoyed it very much, especially when we were able to safely go back into the office.

  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on your placement / internship
  • 4/5

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 4/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at Volkswagen Group UK
  • 3/5

  • 7. Would you recommend Volkswagen Group UK to a friend?
  • Yes

  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to Volkswagen Group UK
  • Get involved with as many extra-curricular activities as possible in university, it gives you something to talk about and solidifies the characteristics you say you have.

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Placement Year (10 Months+)

Human Resources

South East

July 2021

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