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8.4 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 30 ratings in 2018)
"It's a big and fun place to work at that's constantly changing...."
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...

"It's important to know the market, but also know the culture and BlackRock values..."

"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..."

"My employer trusts me in doing my job and does not hold me to a set timeframe. However,..."

"We are paid in line with the industry, which is much higher than in most other industries...."

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

"I was asked a lot about the interaction between macro and micro environment."

"Our office is run on 100% renewable power."

"There is a lot of interaction with managers and a lot of initiatives to make managers..."

"There is a real sense of diversity with different networks and support provided for..."

"There are various promotion possibilities and a lot of transparency."

"It is very varied. I do a lot of technical analysis on fund performance and exposure/attribution..."

"Having communication with different offices all of the time as well as great benefits..."

"The hours can be long at times."

"You get to spend two weeks in New York as part of the graduate programme."

"It's a big and fun place to work at that's constantly changing."

"The fact that it was the biggest asset management company in the world and sent its..."

"There are a lot of training and learning opportunities available."

"Get better coffee on the floors."

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