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Perth, Scotland
10000+ employees
1998
Company - Public (SSE.L)
Energy
$10+ billion (USD) per year
Unknown
SSE (formerly Scottish and Southern) can see a powerful future. One of the UK's top energy firms, the integrated company distributes power and gas and other services to more than 10 million customers, via subsidiaries Southern Electric, Scottish Hydro Electric ... Read more

SSE Reviews

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SSE CEO Alistair Phillips-Davies
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  • "Fantastic IT Graduate scheme"

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    Former Employee - IT Graduate in Reading, England
    Former Employee - IT Graduate in Reading, England
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    I worked at SSE full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Supportive network, friendly staff, excellent company culture, flexibility with roles, guaranteed job.

    Cons

    No formal qualifications received during the scheme.

    Advice to Management

    Might be worth looking into tailored schemes with formal qualifications.

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SSE Photos

SSE photo of: Scottish & Southern Energy Depot, Malwood (Photo thanks to Geograph user Peter Facey, Some Rights Reserved)
SSE photo of: Offices of Scottish Southern Energy, Vastern Road (Photo thanks to Geograph user Roger Templeman, Some Rights Reserved)
SSE photo of: Scottish & Southern Slough Power Station (Photo thanks to Geograph user Chris Allen, Some Rights Reserved)
SSE photo of: Costa Machine
SSE photo of: Floor 1 Lift
SSE photo of: Seating area ground floor
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SSE Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 7+ weeks. I interviewed at SSE.

    Interview

    Process included online numerical and psychometric testing - why is this required? Was unsuccessful after final interview and contacted shortly after about another position which I was deemed suitable for. Went back in for a chat and after 3 weeks was informed that budget was not approved for the position, then it was re-advertised. Poor show. Wouldn't touch them with a barge pole after such a poor experience.

    Interview Questions

    • Asked about social and economic factors which influence decisions - not remotely relevant to the role.   Answer Question
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