Minuses

2017

"The non-rotational training contract can sometimes create big fluctuations in workload."
First year trainee, London
"There can be a lack of transparency in decision making."
Second year trainee, London
"Sometimes there is a lack of guidance and monitoring of our workloads."
First year trainee, London
"Trainees are sometimes given a little too much responsibility, which can lead to stress when trying to complete tasks."
Second year trainee, London
"Feedback can be difficult to get in a structured and substantive way. There are also issues with the IT here, though the firm is addressing that."
First year trainee, London
"Although the independence, levels of responsibility and non-rotational training are great, it requires you to be very organised and manage your workload and time, which can be stressful."
First year trainee, London
"It can be difficult to take on the work you want at times."
First year trainee, London
"There's sometimes a lack of coordination in assigning work to trainees, making it seem like a 'feast or famine' schedule at times."
Second year trainee, London
"The standard complaints of a trainee at a city firm: the odd all-nighter and spells of long hours if you have taken on too much work as a trainee."
Second year trainee, London
"Trainees do not always get enough guidance or oversight."
Second year trainee, London
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