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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...

"Competition is fierce but fair."

"The firm can feel very large and sometimes impersonal."

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

"The office has a lot of space between individual desks, there's lots of light and..."

"Unfortunately some departments place a strong emphasis on very long hours."

"It is in line with competitors. I do wish it was slightly higher though. I feel we..."

"There's a great training course provided for new graduate analysts, a private pension..."

"The firm tests everything from analytics to teamwork, and places a strong emphasis..."

"Tell me about a current issue that you are interested in."

"JPM is pledging to support renewable power for 100% of the company's global energy..."

"Managers are under real pressure to perform in a tough environment, run a tight schedule..."

"JPM has many initiatives and groups to support diversity."

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

"I am working on a project in which I have been given real responsibility and accountability..."

"The people at J.P. Morgan are incredibly smart and always want to be the best in..."

"Given the significant size and scale of the bank, it can sometimes be difficult to..."

"A number of ex-senior political and economic figures work here."

"A global company providing you with a great start to a professional life."

"The company's reputation and position of global leadership played a large role in..."

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

"Make the pay and compensation process open and transparent."

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