Women using laptop

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."
9.4 / 10
9.6 / 10
9.4 / 10
9.0 / 10


  • 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


  • 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..."

Remember to mention TARGETjobs when contacting employers!