1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:
I work in the Product Department as a Product Assistant. This involves planning the future programme with planned capacity and hotels. On a daily basis i interact with Trading and Purchasing teams.
2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
I have learnt my strategic thinking skills since joining TUI. I have also learnt how to work efficiently in terms of prioritizing key tasks & ensuring accuracy in the work i do.
3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?
I really enjoyed the programme. I learnt a huge amount from the experience and it has put me in good stead going forwards. The company culture is brilliant which makes it a nice place to work.
4. How valued do you feel by TUI UK?
I feel very valued from TUI and have done from the beginning. The management team put confidence in you from a young age and provide you with a lot of responsibility. I was recognized for this several times in my two years on the scheme.
5. How well organised/structured is your programme?
The programme is very well organised and has only got better as the scheme has grown. I had a two week induction timetable with all training on the job at specific times. I also had a buddy and a mentor throughout the two years.
6a. How much support do you receive from your training provider?
I received constant support from my line manager along with the learning and development teams. This was available at any time.
6b. How much support do you receive from your employer?
I received support from TUI whenever necessary. The HR team are very easily contactable, My mentor was also available for catch ups. I had one a month but could have been more if i felt necessary.
7. How well does your salary/package meet your costs?
While living at home my salary while on the school leaver scheme was in line with my costs on a monthly basis and did allow me to save. If i had moved out then maybe a higher salary would have been required.
8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?
There were plenty of opportunities outside of work including volunteering in discovery days and social events several times a year. There are also sports clubs that you can get involved in.
9a. Would you recommend TUI UK to a friend? *
9b. Why? *
I would recommend TUI to a friend as they are an enjoyable company to work for with lots of opportunities for career development. You are not treated as an apprentice which I really liked.
10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to TUI UK? *
I would advice applicants to research TUI before applying and to ensure they have a firm understanding of what the scheme involves. This will also help when it comes to assessment days & interviews,
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