Gradcracker Insights

Where could you work?

Our Insight

When we visited Tesco, we were amazed by their range of facilities; they had an on-site gym, supermarket, football pitch, and even their very own beehives!

It was like a small town – with a real campus feel – so you wouldn’t have to worry about the transition from University. Tesco may be a big employer, but they understand that every little helps – and the little details they have on site are designed to help you settle right in.

After speaking to the employees, it became clear that you can pursue a variety of different avenues at Tesco. Whether it’s taking on a different role, changing your area of expertise or joining a new team – you don’t have to change companies to change your career path.

To find out more about what it’s like to work at Tesco, watch/listen to the videos and podcasts below.

Tour of Tesco HQ

Welwyn Garden City

 

Where it all begins...

“The fun bit!”

Eli, a Cybersecurity Graduate, tells Jess why he was initially attracted to Tesco and describes the gamification stage of the application process.

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Work with futuristic technology.

Jamie talks Carla through his journey at Tesco: from starting out on the Technology graduate scheme six years ago, to becoming Software Development Manager.

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“Throw yourself into it”

Luke, Technology Director and sponsor of the graduate scheme, gives his advice on how to be successful at Tesco.

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“Come with fresh ideas and new perspectives”

Mark, Senior Technical Programme Manager, talks to Carla about his experiences at Tesco since starting out as a Technology graduate. Hear how to get off to a successful start – from someone who is involved with the grads from day 1.

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Jump right in with Oliver & Linda

Oliver, Senior Product Manager, tells Carla and Jess about his experiences since starting as a technology graduate four years ago. He and Linda, Recruitment Manager, share their hints and tips and state that there is no ideal candidate…

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Discover if Tesco is the place for you.

Robyn, who studied Biochemistry at the University of St. Andrews, talks Jess through an important stage of Tesco’s application process: The Discovery Centre.

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Day 1: Creating AI robots!

Hackathons, Inductions, Store Placements and Presentations: Maria, Taylor,Robyn and Eli tell Carla what they got up to in the first few weeks of Tesco’s graduate programme.

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Smile – you’re on camera!

Jess is introduced to Tesco Graduate Taylor, who goes on to describe the video interview stage of the application process; hear his hints and tips on how to get it right!

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