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EDF Overview

www.edf.fr
Paris (France)
10000+ employees
1946
Company - Public (EDF)
Energy
$10+ billion (USD) per year
Unknown
As one of the world's leading electric utilities, businesses and consumers choose EDF to keep their lives running smoothly. We have 158,467 employees around the globe. EDF is at the forefront of energy technology, including nuclear, hydro, wind, and solar ... Read more

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EDF Reviews

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EDF Président Directeur Général Jean-Bernard Lévy
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at EDF full-time

    Pros

    Good working environment, (Hours and Staff)
    Good company culture

    Cons

    Slow rate of change - things don't happen very quickly

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EDF Photos

EDF photo of: Tour EDF (Photo thanks to Flickr user FunkBrothers, Some Rights Reserved)
EDF photo of: Centre de R&D D'EDF - Paris Saclay
EDF photo of: Centre R&D d'EDF
EDF photo of: Salariés dans une centrale de production d'électricité
EDF photo of: Centrale de production d'électricité Hydraulique
EDF photo of: Barrage Hydraulique
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EDF Interviews

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    Mechanical Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
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    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 7 weeks. I interviewed at EDF in November 2017.

    Interview

    I applied to the 2018 UK Graduate Scheme in Mechanical Engineering with EDF Energy. I was first invited to complete a situational judgement test and then a numerical ability test, both online. After passing both tests, I was invited for a strengths-based telephone interview by a recruiter. The recruiter started off by saying that a strengths-based interview is not a competency interview, and that if I were to use answers typically for a competency interview, it will not fit in well. I received a rejection via email two days after the interview. The next step of the process would have been an assessment centre.

    I personally did not think it was structured very well. I expected them to explain a little about the job, then ask me to tell them about myself to start with. The recruiter is not an EDF Energy employee, so they went straight for the questions. Some questions were not of a typical strengths interview in my opinion. It did not seem like the recruiter had read or was in possession of my CV or application.

    Interview Questions

    • What are the day-to-day activities that you enjoy doing?   Answer Question
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    • Who are EDF Energy's current competitors? Who do you think will be EDF Energy's competitors in the future? Why do you think these companies are/will be EDF Energy's competitors?   Answer Question
    • Imagine you are presenting to a senior member of staff. What would you do to instil confidence in him?   Answer Question
    • Do you have the right to work in the UK?   Answer Question
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