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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."
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
Culture
9.4 / 10
 
Hours
9.6 / 10
 
Salary
9.4 / 10
 
 
Training
9.0 / 10
 

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"I would recommend researching the company. The company culture is hugely important..."

"The company has a very flat structure, you can potentially sit next to one of the..."

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

"The pay is competitive for a graduate scheme and the bonus and pension scheme are..."

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

"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..."

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

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