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Get the inside buzz from graduates at Baillie Gifford & Co

8.6 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 10 ratings in 2015)
"Caring, resourceful and innovative."
Culture
9.4 / 10
 
Hours
9.6 / 10
 
Salary
9.4 / 10
 
 
Training
9.0 / 10
 

Pros

  • The 3 year training programme is comprehensive and allows grads to get a good understanding of the company
  • Graduates are able to work independently on interesting, varied projects

Cons

  • Starting out can be a little daunting, though support is available
  • Graduates could benefit from having more time to prepare for their CFA exam

What insiders say about...

"I recommend candidates use their interview questions as prompts to tell a story which..."

"Generally very flat organisational structure: senior staff sit alongside junior staff..."

"Work hours are 9:00am to 5:00pm, but the general culture is to arrive a little early..."

"I feel we are very well paid and the bonuses are very generous. However I know some..."

"I had two interviews: a technical test and a lunch with my potential managers."

"Communication between all employees is very easy. Managers are extremely approachable...."

"My current responsibilities are manageable for the experience I have gained in the..."

"Baillie Gifford offers you continuous training (technical, financial, soft skills)..."

"I have heard from some co-workers that the worst thing about working at this company..."

"Very friendly, professional and aspirational place to work."

"There are a large number of training sessions in the first few weeks, to cover induction..."

"I would have appreciated more comprehensive accounting and valuation training in..."

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