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8.9 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 22 ratings in 2016)
"Passionate, agile, thought-leading and supportive."
Pros: 
  • Many travel opportunities are available during training.
  • The benefits package and perks are extensive and varied.
  • The culture is very collaborative and graduates feel supported.
  • The office is high tech has a lot of facilities available to employees.
Cons: 
  • The size of the company means that it’s easy to get lost in the crowd.
  • Graduates are given a lot of responsibility, which can be overwhelming to some.
  • There’s not always a lot of notice given before people are required to travel.
  • Even though there’s flexibility, the workload can lead to long hours.
Culture
9.4 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
9.1 / 10
 
Hours
8.9 / 10
 
Salary
9.2 / 10
 
 
Diversity
9.5 / 10
 
 
Training
8.5 / 10
 

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