Get the inside buzz from graduates at M&G Investments

8.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 13 ratings in 2017)
"Inclusive and diverse."
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.
  • Some felt the salary was slightly below other graduate schemes.
  • Some systems are outdated and can make extra work for people.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...

"My only tip would be to be yourself and show your passion. M&G is a real people business..."

"Rarely have to work excessive hours. Good social work balance. Helpful people around..."

"Offices are decent, though notable issues for me are the lack of a gym and the lack..."

"Depends on department and managers but generally very good."

"I believe the salary may be slightly below market. However, the pay was the least..."

"One day off for moving house. Prudential with-profit sharing plan. Health insurance...."

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

"Why are you interested in this role? What makes you suitable for this role? How would..."

"I wouldn't say it was a particular priority from the way it is communicated."

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

"Diversity is very high among the graduates - they are taken from all sorts of (mainly..."

"At the end of the graduate scheme, all graduates should have the opportunity to roll..."

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

"Tasks range between each department but generally I tend to get involved in different..."

"Getting the opportunity to rotate within different teams and divisions as part of..."

"Perhaps too relaxed a working environment."

"Other than the CEO, nobody really sits in a closed-off office, which is a reflection..."

"Helpful, considerate and forward-looking."

"When you speak to anyone in the firm, you can see that they care about what they..."

"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..."

"Employ more people in supporting functions from different backgrounds."

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