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J.P. Morgan

J.P. Morgan

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8.6 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 12 ratings in 2017)
"Rewarding, intellectually stimulating, supportive and challenging...."
Culture
9.3 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
8.4 / 10
 
Hours
7.5 / 10
 
Salary
8.4 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.7 / 10
 
 
Training
8.9 / 10
 

Pros

  • The company is very supportive across all levels including senior management.
  • New employees in some business areas (such as markets) are sent on a six-week training course in New York, which is very popular.
  • Hours are seen as being very fair and flexible for the industry.
  • Graduate employees feel that the salary offered by the company is incredibly competitive.

Cons

  • While work varies, there are inevitably admin tasks in every role.
  • The size of the company means it can be hard to avoid bureaucracy.
  • Some feel that it can be hard to know where they fit in such a large company.
  • The pay process could be more transparent.

What insiders say about...

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""I regularly have breakfast or lunch with the MD of my group to discuss my work and..."

"The offices are clean, well decorated and in good condition but they're usually too..."

"Work hours in investment banking can be tough, even though I think J.P. Morgan has..."

"Starting salaries are on par with the industry average."

"The quality of the pension scheme and certain team events."

"You will be asked to give presentations and perform group exercises."

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"Management is friendly and treats us with respect, which is great in an industry..."

"Over half of grads that started at the same time as me were non-UK nationals."

"Some departments appear to have more mobility options than others, though the firm..."

"When working on a live transaction, the main responsibility of an analyst is to prepare..."

"The American work culture with a flat hierarchy and the collaborative spirit between..."

"There's still a lot of bureaucracy in certain processes."

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"Inclusive and striving towards the future."

"The J.P. Morgan brand is known for always doing the right thing for the client. I..."

"I've picked up training throughout my time here that's related to my role and I've..."

"More travel and trips to head office."

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