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Get the Inside Buzz on First Derivatives

8.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 7 ratings in 2019)
"Fast-paced, innovative, encouraging and challenging."
Pros: 
  • The graduate salary and benefits package is considered very generous.
  • Work given to graduates is both challenging and innovative.
  • Colleagues and managers are supportive when it comes to graduate development.
  • Expenses can be claimed for many things, which graduates find very helpful.
Cons: 
  • The hours are considered to be pretty long by some graduates.
  • Opportunities for travel have not come as quickly as some hoped.
  • Some facilities and systems could be improved.
  • The career development is seen as slow by some.
Culture
8.7 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
5.3 / 10
 
Hours
7.4 / 10
 
Salary
7.4 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.6 / 10
 
 
Training
8.6 / 10
 

What insiders say about...

"Know the company and what they do. Know the products they sell and the companies..."

"There's a social, young and lively culture as well as a flat structure and very little..."

"The offices are nice. We usually on-site in international banks. Everywhere I have..."

"I feel that 9:00 am to 6:00 pm is a bit longer than necessary but overtime has never..."

"The salary is very competitive for a graduate job plus the expenses package is a..."

"Therw are free tickets to concerts and matches from our CEO."

"The application process for me was one of the simplest. There was no two-three hour..."

"Tell me about your understanding of First Derivatives. Why should we hire you? What..."

"There is no printing in the office except for HR staff."

"Managers within FD are very personable, we also have a mentor programme for incoming..."

"There have recently been great strides in other areas such as the development of..."

"Once you graduate the CMTP, there is a big jump in salary. In addition to this, those..."

"The fact that the company commit to recruiting, retaining and basing local talent..."

"I am working within the property department and am constantly busy and enjoying the..."

"Being able to travel at a moment's notice to experience a new city without many of..."

"When on a long term project there can be very little communication from First De..."

"First Derivatives is one of only two publicly listed companies in Northern Irela..."

"Unbelievable opportunity to work with great people and live in really cool citie..."

"The grand scale of its operations and its reputation."

"High-quality training is provided by respected individuals who have been a part of..."

"More classes on some technical topics could be useful."

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