The following is a Apprentice Review for Costain.
Costain scores 3.6/5 based on 358 reviews.
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What are the Best and Worst things about your job?
The best part about my job is the people I work with and the support that is available.
Everyone I work with is nice and extremely helpful. I can ask anyone for help on any work and they are always happy to help.
The worst part about my job is the balancing of work and college work. At the start, this was very difficult as it was a lot to do, but as your progress, this becomes a lot easier and you begin to develop yourself a system of how to do this best.
What is the annual salary for this role?
Starting salary: £17,000 - £19,000
Current salary: £17,000 - £19,000
What advice would you give to someone applying to this role?
Ensure that you answer the questions thoroughly and to the best of your ability.
Read it again and again and again, and make sure you have everything in the questions and it is answered properly.
Ask someone else to read over your application and ask for any advice.
Do you have any interview tips?
Be smart and early.
Ensure that you are prepared, and bring a copy of your application and CV along with you.
Try not to panic or stress, and don't be scared to ask for any questions to be repeated.
Revise the company and the role you have applied for, a lot of your questions will be based on these.
Apprentice Carpenter, Production at Taylor Wimpey