Baillie Gifford & Co

Minuses

2018

"I sometimes feel I am not being stretched enough as a developer and the firm can be a bit slow moving."
Entry level, Edinburgh
"A lack of feedback can make it a challenging role when starting out."
Graduate, Edinburgh
"I think there is a slight lack of transparency in decision processes at times. It's also a little difficult to visualise a set career path at times due to the flat structure, which some people may struggle with."
Graduate, Edinburgh
"Long-term orientation and low staff turnover makes it difficult to make a large impact or really prove yourself in any less than five years."
Entry level, Edinburgh
"The career progression may be slower than at other firms in the financial industry."
Mid level, Edinburgh

2015

"Having just started, I do not yet have the knowledge and experience to fully carry out my role which can be a bit daunting."
Graduate, Edinburgh
"I live in Glasgow and my commute can be very long."
Graduate, Edinburgh
"Time to prepare for CFA exam should be extended by at least a week in my view. Culture among investors could always improve."
Graduate, Edinburgh
"I have heard from some co-workers that the worst thing about working at this company is that there is not enough flexi-time."
Graduate, Edinburgh
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