Balfour Beatty (United Kingdom)

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Balfour Beatty (United Kingdom) Reviews

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Balfour Beatty (United Kingdom) CEO Ian P. Tyler
Ian P. Tyler
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    Excellent people, great work ethic and work culture

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - IT Analyst  in  London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - IT Analyst in London, England (UK)

    I worked at Balfour Beatty (United Kingdom) full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Meeting the managers and the senior level team is easy hence professional advice are easy to get.
    All the people including managers are very helpful.
    Work culture is awesome. Work-Life balance is encouraged by senior most people

    Cons

    IT is a small department and hence few opportunities to grow.
    Travelling to different country can be a challenge because of project based opportunities.

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    Positive Outlook
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Balfour Beatty (United Kingdom) Interviews

Updated Aug 27, 2014
Updated Aug 27, 2014

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    IT Graduate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  London, England (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks - interviewed at Balfour Beatty (United Kingdom) in July 2013.

    Interview Details

    I applied from the Balfour Beatty Site for the IT Graduate position.
    I received a call for a technical interview in London and was scheduled in the morning.
    I reached on time, and the interview started after 10 minutes. There were 2 interviewers who had a sheet in their hand and a notepad.
    They introduced themselves and since how long they were with the company and then asked me about myself. I was working 2 part-times so they asked how is that going and what type of job you do.
    Then they asked me scenario based questions, examples on when I displayed leadership, effective communication, management skills, team working etc. After that they asked me about my education and my projects which I had mentioned on my CV. In the last, the line that made an impression on the interviewer I guess was when I said that I could assure you that whatever you invest in me I will give you 200% back. After a week I received a call that I was selected for the second interview which was HR based.
    I went for the second interview which was taken by the CIO of the company and the Head of HR. They asked me various value based questions like what I thought about the values of the company like integrity, teamwork, respect etc and then asked me to describe scenarios of when I displayed those.
    After a week I received a call to say that I am hired !! :) .. At that time I asked that can you please tell me what would my salary be because I was so nervous that I had forgotten to ask that.. :) .. she laughed and said this is your salary and asked if I was happy with it. It was my first proper job so honestly I was happy with anything :)

    Interview Questions
    • The most difficult question I found was the scenario based. Because they were timed and it was hard to think of an example at that time. There were total 10 scenarios which I needed to explain in order to demonstrate my skills.   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

Balfour Beatty (United Kingdom) Awards & Accolades

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Britain's Top 100 Graduate Employers, The Sunday Times (UK), 2012

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Website www.balfourbeatty.com
Headquarters London, United Kingdom
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (BBY)
Industry Construction, Repair & Maintenance
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year
Competitors Fluor, Bechtel, AMEC

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