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8.4 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 30 ratings in 2018)
"Excellent, performing and demanding."
Culture
8.5 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
8.5 / 10
 
Hours
8.1 / 10
 
Salary
8.4 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.8 / 10
 
 
Training
7.7 / 10
 

Pros

  • Many graduates feel they have a good work/life balance and flexible hours.
  • The salary is very competitive within the industry.
  • There is no limit to the number of days that can be taken as holiday.
  • The culture is very friendly with many people being happy to help graduates.

Cons

  • Some feel there could be more formal training provided.
  • Workloads can vary so it can be hard to predict how busy you will be.
  • Some graduates may find learning all the details of the company difficult.
  • The work environment may feel pressured for some.

What insiders say about...

"My advice would be to really understand the BlackRock principles and how they differentiate..."

"There's good teamwork and the social gatherings are fun (not all of them are about..."

"The office is nice and our first floor is one of our thinking/social hubs. There..."

"The company is pretty flexible with letting you leave early for appointments or trains..."

"It's much more than I expected for a graduate position, which made the offer very..."

"If we are staying in the office late then we can order food on the company account...."

"There were questions around the division (hedge funds), why I wanted to do this job..."

"I don't know much about this but there seems to be an effort to recycle."

"It's quite easy to communicate with your managers. They encourage you to give feedback..."

"The company is diverse with respect to male and female employees."

"From what I understand, you can have very open conversations with your manager about..."

"Overall I get a lot of responsibility and have the chance to talk to and learn from..."

"We have numerous networking opportunities, a culture of helping one another and the..."

"As the firm is so big, navigating through all the teams and knowing which team you..."

"The graduates go on ski trips every year."

"Inclusive, ambitious, friendly and open."

"The reputation for being the best in the industry and the company culture."

"It's nice to have an introduction rather than figuring it out by ourselves. Every..."

"Make the regional offices feel more local and less American."

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