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8.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 6 ratings in 2018)
"Technology consultants and developers for the banking industry."
Pros: 
  • The graduate salary and benefits package is 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.
  • Graduates may not have much control over the location they end up in.
  • Some facilities and systems could be improved.
  • The method of claiming expenses can be tricky.
Culture
9.2 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
6.2 / 10
 
Hours
8.0 / 10
 
Salary
8.5 / 10
 
 
Diversity
9.2 / 10
 
 
Training
8.0 / 10
 

What insiders say about...

"I uploaded my CV online and then had a telephone interview followed by a face-to-face..."

"As a consultant, your hours and office culture will vary depending on the client..."

"I'm working in the Sydney office which is just off the water front and a two minute..."

"The working day is nine hours (including an hour for lunch) but there is flexibility..."

"I feel it is a very competitive starting wage and there are bonuses if client feedback..."

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

"I had two interviews at HQ with HR staff this was followed by one logic test taken..."

"I was asked some company questions, financial questions as well as some questions..."

"As far as I am aware the company doesn't have a high carbon footprint."

"I spoke with the COO on my very first day and I regularly hear feedback from HR and..."

"There are many workers from different countries and backgrounds due to the international..."

"FD, as well as the client, provide feedback and reviews to monitor each employees..."

"The company and staff do a lot of fundraising and charity events. People send around..."

"My day-to-day role can be quite repetitive but I am happy as this is my first client-facing..."

"FD offers excellent opportunities for worldwide travel, training and development..."

"Sometimes graduates don't get placed in a location they were hoping for but First..."

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

"Confident, friendly, encouraging."

"First Derivatives offers a good opportunity to get experience early in my career..."

"As part of graduate programme each employee needs to complete internal training exams...."

"The facilities at HQ need to be improved to keep up with the large number of graduates..."

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