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8.9 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 9 ratings in 2019)
"Successful and team oriented."
Culture
9.2 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
8.7 / 10
 
Hours
7.8 / 10
 
Salary
8.8 / 10
 
 
Diversity
9.2 / 10
 
 
Training
8.1 / 10
 

Pros

  • Many graduates feel they have a good work/life balance and flexible hours.
  • The salary is very competitive within the industry.
  • There is no limit to the number of days that can be taken as holiday.
  • The culture is very friendly with many people being happy to help graduates.

Cons

  • Some feel there could be more formal training provided.
  • The size can mean that things such as getting help with IT can be slow.
  • While the hours are flexible, they can also be very long.
  • Training is broad but not as focused as some would like.

What insiders say about...

"It's important to know the market, but also know the culture and BlackRock values..."

"Everyone is really friendly, both among the analyst class and within teams. Senior..."

"The office location is good and the working space is also fine. The highlight would..."

"My base hours are 9.00 am to 5.00 pm but my manager is very flexible with this, especially..."

"It is pretty standard for the career stage I'm at so I can't complain. I think there..."

"The Perks at Work website is great and we also have an amazing new pension plan!"

"The interviews involved personality, competency and technical questions. Among other..."

"The company is making an effort but I wish it would do more"

"Managers ensure that they have weekly catch-ups with you to cover any issues or queries..."

"It's diverse in terms of gender and academic background."

"There are a lot of opportunities to progress within the company, as well as to transfer..."

"As a new joiner, you are immediately given work that has a real and tangible impact..."

"The people are great. There are plenty of opportunities for career progression and..."

"Working for a large company means we have a lot of large meetings (dialling in other..."

"We have offices everywhere and you can usually work abroad in a foreign office whenever..."

"International, supportive and challenging."

"It's often considered the best in the world for asset management."

"I was given two weeks of high-level training followed by on-the-job training, which..."

"Make the regional offices feel more local and less American."

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