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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...

"Candidates should try to get as much information about the company as they can."

"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."

"The interview process is relatively short compared to some other companies. I preferred..."

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

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

"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..."

"Supportive and receptive."

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

"I think the company should give you more time off for CFA study."

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