Get the inside buzz from graduates at M&G Investments

8.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 13 ratings in 2017)
"Friendly, open and motivating."
Culture
8.9 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
7.7 / 10
 
Hours
9.5 / 10
 
Salary
8.0 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.8 / 10
 
 
Training
8.0 / 10
 

Pros

  • The rotational scheme means that there is varied work available for graduates.
  • There’s a good ethos of approachability and support throughout the whole company.
  • M&G is committed to developing graduates and investing in training.
  • Flexibility around hours means that there is a good work/life balance.

Cons

  • There can be a lack of transparency regarding career progression.
  • While processes are being updated, some can still seem slow moving.
  • Some systems are outdated and can make extra work for people.
  • Some find there is a lack of space in the office, although the company is planning to move to a new building soon.

What insiders say about...

"First you have to submit your application, followed by some psychometric tests that..."

"The hierarchy is relatively flat. The office is generally friendly and encouraging..."

"Great location, good facilities. The dress code is smart but not overly formal."

"Hours are highly variable depending on whether we have a deal on. Can make studying..."

"I feel I am very generously remunerated in light of the work I deliver for the company,..."

"We get a very good pension and great health insurance."

"The selection process is an enjoyable, but testing challenge. It consists of many..."

"Why M&G? Why asset management? What skills can you bring?"

"Being green is obviously not a priority but there is a noticeboard with targets."

"Most managers make a real effort to speak to new employees."

"Although M&G is committed to diversity, many of the senior roles are still dominated..."

"There's a low turnover and people stay for a long time. This can make it difficult..."

"The staff charity funds two volunteer days per year."

"I am an equity analyst which means I analyse companies and investment opportunities,..."

"Flat corporate structure. Potential to transfer internally to experience varied roles...."

"Our IT systems could be improved."

"The first ever mutual fund was created by M&G."

"Focused on healthy work/life balance."

"Large well-known asset manager. I'd been to several events with them and liked what..."

"Initial training of one month, based on very basic financial concepts. Classes for..."

"M&G run an apprenticeship scheme which allows those without a degree to enter many..."

"Improve the communication levels between HR and the teams. Whilst I understand that..."

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