Pros: Starting out your career at this organisation will give you the opportunity to try your hand at different jobs within different departments until you find something you are best suited for. Should you excel in more than one department you have the choice of which you like best. Within several departments there is opportunities for travel which is offered by management. It is very easy to discuss problems within your line of reporting, as management is always available.
Cons: End of year pay is not as great as one would expect, so it’s a bit of a letdown right before the festive season.
Unusual thing: It seems that a lot of money that could have gone to bonuses are wasted on unnecessary gadgets for the offices.
Highly skilled team who really know their stuff. The company has a superb reputation and offers a sympathetic and laid-back working atmosphere which places staff needs first, so you can really give of your best. Flexi-time arrangements make the life-work balance that much more bearable. Good opportunities for professional development within the firm.
It's losing its small dedicated 'family firm' feel and becoming more corporate. That's the result of its success in the markets, but it's still sad. Senior management are beginning to lose touch with the company's grass roots and there are some communication problems. Pay's reasonable, but could be better.
You get stock options in the company. And there's a car scheme.