Customer Service Assistant at Golfbreaks.com

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
windsor South East
Review Date
Salary
£14,000 - £15,999
Roles
Customer Service

9.1/10

The Role
9.5
Organisation
8.6

Socialising

9.0

The Role

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

Great year and learnt many skills I can carry into future employment

9/10

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

10/10

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

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

9/10

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

The same as full time employees. I was made to feel valued and not as though I was just a placement student

10/10

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

9/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Great atmosphere, very much a work hard play hard atmosphere!

10/10

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

We had an excellent induction for our first couple of weeks to set us up for taking over from the previous years placement students.

10/10

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

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Sports and Social Club
  • Company Car
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • National Travel
  • International Travel
  • Financial Bonus
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop
  • Above 25 days holiday
  • Working from home
  • Healthcare from home
  • Healthcare/Dental
  • Travel loan
5/10

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

Many employees in the company were previously placement students and have worked their way up to management. About a quarter of students return to the company after graduating.

10/10

Social

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

10/10

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

8/10

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

Made even better by the large group of students employed each year!

9/10

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

There are lots of team socials, 5 a side football, go karting, cricket and various other sporting/ social events to get involved in!

9/10