Recruitment Assistant at Experian

Placement Year (10 Months+)
Clapham Common Greater London
Review Date
£12,000 - £13,999
Human Resources


The Role



The Role

Role Description

Assist the recruiting advisors and the HR department with junior roles. Uploading and carrying out some CV screening and telephone interviews etc.

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

the experience working with the HR department for such a successful company was tremendous.


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

The HR department where I was during my time at the company was and exciting and very motivated one. The friendliness and manner of which i was treated is second to non.


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

The HR manager and my manager were just great in terms of the support i was given, especially with things that were new to me.


4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

For the duration of my time at Experian QAS i was very busy, which i quite enjoyed as i always had some sort of project to do.


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

I was left to do a lot on my own which to me showed the trust the organisation has in its employees. I was also given the opportunity to work on a number of projects that were reviewed at board level.


6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?

The skills learnt will be invaluable at university and beyond, which is why i am thrilled to have been a part of such great Company and department.


The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

The office and HR department was always cheerful and we all had fun even though the work load is quite high.


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

Everything from the first day to the end was well planned and organised so i can't complaint about anything in terms of the company and department not being orgainsed and prepared for me.


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

All employees no matter the lenght of service were always driven by their managers to attend training days and visit other departments if the need be to enable them to further develop.


10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Sports and Social Club
  • Above 25 days holiday
  • Healthcare from home
  • Healthcare/Dental

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

Employment prospects are great as they look at retain future talents.



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

Definitely as we all went out on some nights and enjoyed ourselves etc.


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

Generally things were quite reasonable as the company gets discounted offers at most of the local business.


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

there are local clubs, bars and pubs so it was Awesome no need to travel far.


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

Definitely becasue the Experian QAS prides themselves on giving back to the community so there were outside activities.