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8.5 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 22 ratings in 2017)
"Vibrant work culture and amazing people."
Culture
9.0 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
8.6 / 10
 
Hours
8.7 / 10
 
Salary
8.3 / 10
 
 
Diversity
7.0 / 10
 
 
Training
8.1 / 10
 

Pros

  • Working hours at the firm are reasonable, allowing trainees to maintain a good work/life balance.
  • Work provided to trainees is seen as interesting, stimulating and varied.
  • The firm's regular social events encourage a friendly culture both inside and outside of work.
  • Feedback and communication are effective at the firm ensuring that development is continual.

Cons

  • Work at the firm is challenging at times and there can be a steep learning curve.
  • The company is currently growing and this can require more flexibility than usual.
  • While salary is seen as good for graduates, there are concerns about how it progresses.
  • Some would like more flexible working options, such as working from home.

What insiders say about...

"Make sure that you read up about who Alfa are and what Alfa does. Most of the research..."

"The overall culture is very friendly and teamwork orientated, during office hours..."

"We have nice, spacious offices in a great location in the heart of the City, opposite..."

"The company is quite flexible; as long as you put in your 40 hours, they're happy..."

"Graduate salary is very good. And the bonus after 18 months is also very good compared..."

"Annual overseas conference at nice hotel. Quarterly company meetings which include..."

"Three interviews all mainly to ensure that I understood the company and what I'd..."

"There were questions regarding the asset finance industry, what the company does..."

"While the firm's efforts to reduce their carbon footprint could be improved, it is..."

"Managers are very competent, brilliant communicators but also often have great technical..."

"Low numbers of women (inherent to IT), but there are efforts to attract more to ..."

"For the first three years there is a well-formed career progression where you are..."

"Our corporate social responsibility is very comprehensive and was one of the things..."

"In my role I undertake various tasks, from coding, to testing, to technical design..."

"The people I work with are some of the friendliest and smartest I've ever known,..."

"From my experience my working hours have not been very flexible at times."

"Every year we take the entire company from around the world on a long weekend away..."

"Fast-growing, hard-working, ambitious, focused."

"I chose CHP because the salary and benefits are very competitive, but above that..."

"Alfa is very willing to train you. They run internal courses for more technical skills..."

"I don't know the social backgrounds of most of my colleagues. Recruitment is primarily..."

"Very varied. Typically the level of stress is quite low, but sometimes issues arise..."

"Going towards a 360° evaluation system to improve management relations more ope..."

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