Rating

5/5
  • Skills
    5.0
  • Responsibilities
    5.0
  • Support & Guidance
    5.0
  • Culture
    5.0
  • Your Impressions
    5.0

    Overview

  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • Working with the sales departments to create quotations/orders for customers. Managing stock and answering queries relating to products. SAP backscreen work with warranty applications and order creations/management


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • I definitely learnt a lot at my time with Tech Data. I gained a lot of experience with systems such as SAP and excel. I further developed my skills in customer support and engaging with sales between departments.


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

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

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

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

    Responsibilities

  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • I was given a lot of responsibility during my placement which was pleasantly unexpected. I felt like my contributions were recognised and integral to the success of the department.


  • 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?
  • I received a vast amount of support during my time here. My manager was extremely open and communicate whether it was to do with work or home. Various department managers also helped support me throughout and were also friendly and accommodating.


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

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

    Culture

  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • The company culture was excellent. There was no hostility between individuals or departments, managers were supportive and mental health support was always communicated. I made a lot of friends during my time, albeit mostly working remotely. During brief visits to the office, the atmosphere was great with everyone saying hello and having quick chats while passing by.


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

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

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

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

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • I thoroughly enjoyed my time here. It allowed my to really progress within the role and the responsibility given was the same as individuals working there full time. So much so that I am looking to return after my degree.


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

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

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at Tech Data
  • 5/5

  • 7. Would you recommend Tech Data to a friend?
  • Yes


  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to Tech Data
  • Be yourself during the assessment centres, don’t worry too much the day itself as everyone is extremely friendly. Try and give two examples to each question in the in-person interviews.


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Details

Placement Year (10 Months+)

Sales

South East

November 2021


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