Why your company?

2017

"The asset management industry is long-term focused, stable, learning-orientated and well-paying. This company was renowned for being one of the best places to work within that industry."
Graduate, London
"The prestige it had in the industry and the active promotion of a strong work/life balance."
Graduate, London
"I completed an internship at M&G and really enjoyed it so applied for the graduate scheme."
Retail, Graduate, London
"It was an open and flexible graduate scheme that I could make my own. I wanted to work in the finance sector without being in a bank. The culture of the company was good and it had good working hours."
Graduate, City of London
"A big and experienced fund house means more opportunities to learn and develop in the early stages of a career."
Graduate, London
"It had a strong reputation on my campus and came highly recommended by a few friends."
London
"The rotational scheme drew me to M&G as it gives you an insight into various asset classes and helps you to figure out what you would like to do in the future."
Graduate, London
"I liked the scale as the business is not a boutique but neither is it a large asset manager or bank. This means that you get exposure without the risk of being siloed into a particular sector. I also liked the graduate programme features as they included the chance to rotate between divisions."
Graduate, London
"Some friends of mine had done internships at M&G and they highly praised the company for its culture and their overall experience."
Graduate, London

2016

"The office interview and assessment centre experiences really placed M&G apart from other places. Everyone was so nice and I felt a lot more relaxed than at other places. They are also an extremely solid name in the industry and are extremely supportive of professional progression."
Graduate, London
"The emphasis on culture and work/life balance was a real draw. There was no expectation for you to know everything already – the employer seemed more keen on applicants with good soft skills who were willing to learn. This appealed to me given my lack of a financial background."
Graduate, London
"M&G's reputation in the market. I also had a few friends who worked at M&G and were extremely complementary regarding the business culture and work environment."
Graduate, London
"They have a competitive graduate programme that offers insight into how different areas of a successful asset management company operate. They are also a very well reputed company that I wanted to be associated with and was attracted by their work ethic and culture."
Graduate, London
"Other people's opinions of the company and their strategy to tackle ongoing issues in the industry."
Finance, Graduate, London
"M&G has a good name and presence. On top of that the culture convinced me to accept the job."
Graduate, London
"When you speak to anyone in the firm, you can see that they care about what they do. The working environment is extremely relaxed and you don't feel pressured."
Graduate, London

2014

"Excellent reputation Based in London. Opportunity to rotate in many different teams and gain exposure to the business. Comprehensive training at the beginning and ability to do IMC and CFA."
Graduate, London
"Having done an internship with the company and having experienced a comparison of cultures, M&G's benefits were clear."
Graduate, London
"Meeting people who worked at M&G. The supportiveness during the interview process."
Graduate, London
"It is within the industry that I wanted to pursue a career in, and it is located in London."
Graduate, London
"Large well-known asset manager. I'd been to several events with them and liked what I heard about them."
Graduate, London
"The work culture was apparent even during the interview process."
Graduate, London
"The growth of M&G in current years has been amazing. The industry is continuously changing and facing on-going challenges, as a result the work you do is challenging and changes. The culture of M&G is brilliant; I have always wanted to work in a diverse workplace and in one where it is easy to talk to senior management."
Graduate, London
"Prestige and working environment level of technical knowledge I will obtain. Opportunity within the firm."
Graduate, London
"Meeting people from the company, confident that it would be a place I will enjoy. The areas of business I will be given opportunity to learn about."
Graduate, London
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