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8.6 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 12 ratings in 2017)
"Intelligent, skilled and caring."
Culture
9.3 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
8.4 / 10
 
Hours
7.5 / 10
 
Salary
8.4 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.7 / 10
 
 
Training
8.9 / 10
 

Pros

  • The company is very supportive across all levels including senior management.
  • New employees in some business areas (such as markets) are sent on a six-week training course in New York, which is very popular.
  • Hours are seen as being very fair and flexible for the industry.
  • Graduate employees feel that the salary offered by the company is incredibly competitive.

Cons

  • While work varies, there are inevitably admin tasks in every role.
  • The size of the company means it can be hard to avoid bureaucracy.
  • Some feel that it can be hard to know where they fit in such a large company.
  • The pay process could be more transparent.

What insiders say about...

"Be yourself. J.P. Morgan is interested in hiring individuals so there is no stereotypical..."

"The firm is bureaucratic, in part by virtue of the admin overheads that such a large..."

"There is a good range of non-grad training."

"An open space, so there isn’t a lot of privacy, but is fosters asking questions..."

"The flexibility has been amazing. I am not a morning person so I work flexible hours..."

"It is in line with competitors. I do wish it was slightly higher though. I feel we..."

"A laundry service."

"The firm tests everything from analytics to teamwork, and places a strong emphasis..."

"What are your three main strengths?"

"JPM is pledging to support renewable power for 100% of the company's global energy..."

"Managers that I've had are very open and I feel comfortable discussing issues with..."

"The bank ranks high in terms of hiring and promoting minorities compared to some..."

"Graduate analysts are usually eligible for promotion on completion of the programme...."

"When working on a live transaction, the main responsibility of an analyst is to prepare..."

"The deals that you get exposed to are often quite complex and large in scale. Every..."

"As with any large corporation, many aspects of the work are very bureaucratic and..."

"Robert Fleming, the founder of the merchant bank Robert Fleming & Co. (acquired by..."

"Experts in what they do with a friendly and welcoming culture."

"The quality of the analyst programme and reputation of the firm."

"Training is sublime. As part of the starting package, we get sent to New York for..."

"More travel and trips to head office."

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