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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."
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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"Being confident and well rehearsed in presentation and interviews would be a good..."

"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 pay is very reasonable and is in line with other schemes, the bonuses are yearly..."

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

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

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

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

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

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

"The training provided is top notch. CFA Level I and the IMC are requirements within..."

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

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