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Buildbase Overview

Oxford, England
5001 to 10000 employees
1997
Company - Private
Consumer Product Rental
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
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Grafton GB believes in building a solid store base for its customers. A subsidiary of the Grafton Group, the company is the umbrella organization of its parent's building supply retail operations in the UK, which include Buildbase, Jackson Building Centres ... Read more

Mission: In 1997 Buildbase was established as the trading name for Grafton Group’s UK builders merchanting operation. Since then it has continued to grow with an acquisition of Jackson Building Centres Ltd in 2003 and in the same year being named as the ‘best national ... Read more

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    Pros

    This is a unique business that focuses heavily on development from within, and recognises the importance of empowerment and accountability. They offer a great benefits package and genuinely care about employees welfare

    Cons

    The management team listen to employee feedback, and take action where improvements could be made.

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Buildbase Interviews

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    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Buildbase (Oxford, England) in January 2016.

    Interview

    The interview process lasted approximately 1 hour, and was conducted be two interviewers - a manager and trainer previously employed in the role. It started with basic questions such as: Tell us a little about yourself? What do you know about the company? What can you add to the role and what exactly do you know about the role? No competency based questions. The interview/ "conversation" revolved around what the role entailed and was unusually expressed by the manager in a negative fashion; as to "put you off" wanting the role. However, it was very informative and didn't portray any unrealistic expectations.

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    • Tell us a little about yourself? What do you know about the firm? What can you add to the role and what exactly do you know about the role?   1 Answer
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