Baillie Gifford & Co

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..."

"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..."

"The company gives fantastic bonuses that are available to graduates."

"There was a CV-based interview but no formal assessments involved. Personality, attitude..."

"Management are highly accessible. We all sit together. Performance feedback is very..."

"I am responsible for analysing potential investments, seeking out interesting sources..."

"The work is intellectually stimulating. I work with friendly and approachable colleagues..."

"Having just started, I do not yet have the knowledge and experience to fully carry..."

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

"Part of investment management is developing your own ideas, and balancing this with..."

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

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