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7.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 93 ratings in 2015)
"The company is focused on development, and is fast-paced and where change happens quickly."
Pros: 
  • Graduates are able to work on a wide range of interesting projects
  • The rotation system ensures exposure to many business areas and allows grads to shape their own careers
  • Colleagues and managers are supportive and happy to trust graduates with real responsibility
  • There are lots of ways for graduates to develop and progress in their careers
Cons: 
  • Graduates may be required to relocate across the UK, Ireland and EMEA without very much notice
  • During peak times, working hours can be fairly long
  • Some graduate roles could benefit from a little more structure
  • There could be more opportunities for graduates to network with others in similar positions
Culture
7.2 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
7.3 / 10
 
Hours
6.5 / 10
 
Salary
5.8 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.1 / 10
 
 
Training
7.1 / 10
 

What insiders say about...

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"It is a good salary for a graduate programme and regular performance reviews mean..."

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"I had to show why I'd chosen to work at Kerry and why I would be a good fit. This..."

"There is special parking for those cars with low emissions and a whole strategy on..."

"You will have access to top level management very early on in your role. The graduate..."

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"The opportunity and responsibility given to you from the start is good, and there..."

"During peak times I have felt that the working hours are very long."

"We are based in over 30 sites across more than 220 locations."

"The company is innovative, collaborative and energetic."

"I was convinced to apply for a job with my current employer because of its impressive..."

"Internal and external training is provided for the development of both soft and hard..."

"I would prefer there to be sufficient time allowed for a hand-over for new graduates..."

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