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  • Some systems are outdated and can make extra work for people.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...

"Standard finance process (online tests, video interview, face-to-face interview,..."

"M&G has one of the best work cultures as it is a very nurturing and productive environment...."

"I do not work in the main M&G building, but the office I work in is amazing."

"I usually get in the office around 7.00 am and leave at about 5.30 pm. M&G is quite..."

"Very competitive pay considering the hours."

"Good subsidised canteen. Offers for tickets at the O2. Dinners and lunches as a reward..."

"The hiring process consists of an application form with several long questions; online..."

"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."

"Accessible and good mentors. With the company non-hierarchical, managers aren't always..."

"It's increasingly more diverse with support networks specifically for women and LGBT..."

"Rewarded for good work but M&G is fairly top heavy. Although this means there are..."

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

"Depending on the rotation, the work varies. You are given some flexibility as a graduate..."

"The work/life balance is excellent and actively encouraged. There are also plenty..."

"Career progression can be slow. Approach to investment management is very traditional..."

"M&G lease out all Tesco supermarket stores to Tesco."

"Inclusive and diverse."

"It was an open and flexible graduate scheme that I could make my own. I wanted to..."

"There is an initial on-boarding course. Training is also provided for industry exams...."

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

"More on going training throughout the graduate scheme."

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