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8.2 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 13 ratings in 2016)
"Highly interested in your personal and professional development."
Pros: 
  • Friendly, nurturing and approachable mentors.
  • Excellent training and feedback offered.
  • Progression opportunities are clear and straightforward.
Cons: 
  • Hours are long and at times unpredictable.
  • The work can be high pressure and stressful.
  • The high expectations placed on graduates may be intimidating to some.
Culture
8.6 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
7.4 / 10
 
Hours
5.7 / 10
 
Salary
8.0 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.1 / 10
 
 
Training
8.1 / 10
 

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