1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:
I work within Investment Change. We as a team provide experienced and investment specific business change resource to support the growing need to deliver regulatory and business driven change.
2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
I have learnt how to manage my work load and prioritise better. I have also learnt more about the Assets Management Industry and how it fit in within the wider Financial service.
3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?
I enjoy the programme very much. It has broadened my understanding and helped me see the different work opportunities within the Asset Management Industry.
4. How valued do you feel by Schroders?
I feel valued by how I am treated within the company. The company treats you fairly and values your input. They also help you identify and utilise your strengths.
5. How well organised/structured is your programme?
The programme is structured. At the beginning you are given a year calendar of all the training courses you will attend and networking events that available.
6a. How much support do you receive from your training provider?
We receive the right amount of support from our training providers as they are always there to answer any questions and queries we may have.
6b. How much support do you receive from your employer?
Your manager is always there to offer any guidance or advice when it is needed. They also always encourage you to ask questions as there is no such thing as a stupid question. Also they help you build connections by introducing you to people around the business that you may need in the future. This also help you build your profile within the Business and get your name out there.
7. How well does your salary/package meet your costs?
The salary/package was what expected. It covers all expenses whilst also giving me enough me to go out and enjoy my social life. We also get good company benefits including Gym membership.
8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?
There are always external events happening at Schroder's.Schroder's offer activities such as bowling, ping pong,cooking classes, wine tasting etc.
9a. Would you recommend Schroders to a friend? *
9b. Why? *
Schroder's offers so much more than just a job within Asset Management, it gives you the opportunity to grow as a person and give you a great insight into the world of work. They help you develop your knowledge. They also offer opportunities that you don't come by often.
10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Schroders? *
I would recommend that people just be themselves throughout the whole application process. Show you will work hard and demonstrate an interest in finance. Lastly make your CV the best it can be don't cut corners on your CV.
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