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8.6 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 12 ratings in 2017)
"Experts in what they do with a friendly and welcoming culture...."
9.3 / 10
Offices & Dress
8.4 / 10
7.5 / 10
8.4 / 10
8.7 / 10
8.9 / 10


  • 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.


  • 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...

"There's an online application followed by two first-round interviews and an assessment..."

"The company truly cares about you as a person and not just as an employee."

"A lot of focus is placed on training, with both the graduate scheme and your own..."

"We're in a good location with a standard banking dress code. Be prepared for a lack..."

"Working hours are a little less flexible when working on a live transaction as tasks..."

"Starting salaries are on par with the industry average."

"Relocation allowances."

"You will be asked to give presentations and perform group exercises."

"What are your future plans?"

"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..."

"Every effort is made in terms of hiring and mentoring women."

"Those who are prepared to work hard will be recognised and allowed to move up the..."

"I manage data, assist in large projects and may also deal with general ad hoc HR..."

"Getting client exposure and very high responsibility from the offset. There's access..."

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

"A number of ex-senior political and economic figures work here."

"A global company providing you with a great start to a professional life."

"It's well respected in the industry and highly ranked by the university careers team..."

"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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