UK Sales Consultant at Golfbreaks.com

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Windsor South East
Review Date
Salary
£12,000 - £13,999
Roles
Sales

7.7/10

The Role
8.3
Organisation
7.4

Socialising

7.0

The Role

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

8/10

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

8/10

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

full on the job training was given with regular performance reviews

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

this varies with the seasons. But you need to be able to handle a high work load

7/10

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

you have the same responsibilities as a full time 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?

I can take the Sales, marketing and Product training I received and apply it to multiple modules at university

9/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

young energetic office with a strong work hard play hard attitude.

9/10

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

8/10

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

They invested lot of time into our training.

7/10

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?

I would definitely look to come back to GBDC

8/10

Social

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

Yes. regular nights on and evens. You will probably move into a house with other placement students so in that respect it is a continuation of university...with money

9/10

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

its expensive to leave in Windsor...!

4/10

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

close to Reading and London so a lot of choice for a night out

8/10

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

yes, 5 a side football. and all the golf you can imagine

7/10