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Get the inside view from graduates at Blackrock

8.9 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 9 ratings in 2019)
"Innovative, caring and exciting."
9.2 / 10
Offices & Dress
8.7 / 10
7.8 / 10
8.8 / 10
9.2 / 10
8.1 / 10


  • 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.


  • 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.

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"An inclusive meritocracy with a good reputation."

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"Get better coffee on the floors."

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