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Carillion plc HQ, Wolverhampton (Photo thanks to Geograph user Roger Kidd, Some Rights Reserved)
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Carillion Reviews

19 Reviews
19 Reviews
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Carillion Group CEO Richard Howson
Richard Howson
5 Ratings

    Demanding work but satisfying and rewarding

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Carillion as a contractor for more than a year


    Good team spirit, senior management took an interest in understanding the issues impacting day to day deliver


    Work-life balance wasn't always great although recognition was given for the extra hours and effort put in.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Tine-off policies were very good in the subsidiary I worked for,. Career opportunities across the group weren't easy to find (although this was 2010 so might have changed)

    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

Carillion Interviews

Updated Aug 27, 2014
Updated Aug 27, 2014

Interview Experience

Interview Experience


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Getting an Interview


Interview Difficulty


Interview Difficulty




    Graduate Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  London, England (UK)
    Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3+ weeks - interviewed at Carillion.

    Interview Details

    There was an initial phone call asking some basic questions about my CV, not like a phone interview but more like a confirmation of what I've send them. This was followed by an assessment centre where there was an exercise of listing things in order of importance after an airplane crash, an in-tray exercise, an exercise where we were given in teams of 4 a pack of A4 paper/paper clips and were asked to build a bridge with the available materials.

    Interview Questions
    • In the beginning of the assessement center, everybody had to say out loud one truth and one lie about himself. Everybody would try to guess which statement was true or false.   Answer Question
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    Positive Experience
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Headquarters Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (CLLN)
Industry Construction, Repair & Maintenance
Revenue $5 to $10 billion (USD) per year

The name may not ring a bell, but Carillion is a major force in the UK's construction and support services industries. The company builds and manages commercial and infrastructure projects including health care, government, corporate, education, utility, and railroad projects. It also invests in public-private partnership (PPP) projects such as rail upgrades and new hospitals. Carillion's support services segment (some 40% of revenues) includes engineering services for the oil and gas industry, property development, property management, IT services, and staffing. Carillion... More

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