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The following is a Graduate Review for Costain.

Costain scores 3.6/5 based on 358 reviews.

All reviews are based exclusively on results of feedback from employees from Costain. Employees are asked to rate Costain on a wide range of work place topics, which is broken down through star ratings on the right hand side.

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What are the Best and Worst things about your job?


Networking, different types of tasks depending on the day


Not being able to predict workload as it can change extensively day to day

What is the annual salary for this role?

Starting salary: £25,000 - £27,000

Current salary: £27,000 - £29,000

What hours do you actually work, on average?

Start: 08:15

Finish: 17:15

What advice would you give to someone applying to this role?

Make sure your cv is clean and easy to follow, do not have loads of information

Do you have any interview tips?

I was asked more about my soft skills than what I learned from my work experience. My experience did not link to construction, therefore, I was very nervous about the interview but staying calm and remembering the interviewer is a person helped. Also not being afraid to ask them questions about work-life balance

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