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

"We all work together for the good of the firm. We strive to build long-term relationships..."

"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."

"Managers are very friendly and approachable and always are available to ask questions...."

"My role involves a range of tasks including: reviewing companies, writing reports,..."

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

"I live in Glasgow and my commute can be very long."

"Hard-working, good culture, friendly, motivational, quality."

"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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