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Get the inside buzz from graduates at Blackrock

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...

"I did a spring week, internship and then the grad scheme. I would say that you should..."

"The overall culture of the company is a bit American (which can be irritating) and..."

"The London office is really big and has a corporate feel to it. The facilities are..."

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

"I think the pay is very good and is fair for the number of hours that we work."

"The Perks at Work website is great and we also have an amazing new pension plan!"

"The questions were quite tailored to my CV."

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

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

"There are many internal networks such as the ones for Women, LGBT, Disabilities and..."

"There is a lot of internal mobility, which is good, as well as opportunities for..."

"My day-to-day role depends completely on the project at hand. There are some daily..."

"There's an open culture where everyone is willing to help out as well as a nice working..."

"There are strong performance expectations, which can be stressful for people who..."

"We have offices everywhere and you can usually work abroad in a foreign office whenever..."

"Inclusive, ambitious, friendly and open."

"The calibre of people working here and the challenge of working in an industry that..."

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

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

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