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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)
"They encourage new ideas and for you to develop new skills."
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 would recommend researching the company. The company culture is hugely important..."

"The majority of employees are friendly and approachable, from top to bottom. Managers..."

"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..."

"Baillie Gifford is looking for a particular type of person for their investment management..."

"Managers are very accessible and within the first few weeks I had already spoken..."

"I write reports on companies, trying to gauge their long-term future profits."

"Good level of responsibility from the outset. No 'graduate' tag. Good perks (free..."

"Time to prepare for CFA exam should be extended by at least a week in my view. Culture..."

"They encourage new ideas and for you to develop new skills."

"For the first month of the programme you are in constant training. You are educated..."

"I would encourage the company to help graduates build relationships with other graduates..."

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