The following is a Graduate Review for Barratt Developments.
Barratt Developments scores 3.8/5 based on 201 reviews.
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What are the Best and Worst things about your job?
Great exposure to other departments within the company and connected sectors within the wider industry.
Good responsibility with being put in charge of driving projects forward and liaising with members of other teams within the company and external consultants.
Great working environment and colleagues.
Good training and opportunities available to diversify your job role and get further qualifications.
There will be times during the graduate scheme where you will not have much to do and it can be very frustrating.
The cycle of the industry can also impact your role with changes in the market dictating the activity of your department.
What is the annual salary for this role?
Starting salary: £23,000 - £25,000
Current salary: £23,000 - £25,000
What advice would you give to someone applying to this role?
Show you have knowledge of the company - its financial results, any major initiatives currently on-going.
Show what has drawn you to the company - its working environment/any previous experience you have had with them.
Demonstrate how your previous experience and the skills you have could be transferred over to a real role within the team.
Do you have any interview tips?
Prepare to be asked about the wider industry - what are its on-going issues and what new ways are being tried to combat them.
Always prepare examples of where you have used skills rather than simply listing skills you have - where have you built relationships in a real world environment and how did you maintain them for example.
Above all show your passion - not just for the company but for the industry as well, this isn't just any other job to you, this is the one you want.
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