FactSet
3.7 of 5 407 reviews
www.factset.com Norwalk, CT 5000+ Employees

FactSet Reviews

Updated Apr 14, 2014
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3.7 407 reviews

                             

90% Approve of the CEO

FactSet Chairman and CEO Philip A. Hadley

Philip A. Hadley

(299 ratings)

80% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Perfect work-life balance for example you will get mentor when you are on boarding"
    in 62 reviews
  • "very good work life balance; nice coworkers; no pushing; soft deadline; free lunch"
    in 94 reviews
Cons:
  • "The company seems to balance out the work/life balance very well"
    in 11 reviews
  • "No career path defined and joining diffeent teams is riven with red tape"
    in 9 reviews
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I am Research Analyst @ FactSet India

Research Analyst (Current Employee)
Hyderābād

I have been working at FactSet full-time for more than a year

ProsGood Work Environment!
Wonderful Managers(Atleast in my Case)
Every opinion matters and is addressed!
Half-yearly Hikes!

ConsLower Salary in accordance to Market Value.
Should have better mechanism to reward ppl who work harder than others do.

Advice to Senior ManagementPeople who should move up the ladder should do so here, or there is always someone else to tap in the good their good work!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good Place to Work

Equity Research Analyst (Current Employee)
Hyderābād

I have been working at FactSet full-time for more than a year

ProsTraining provided for us very good

ConsLong Hours and no proper policy

Advice to Senior ManagementPromotions are very less compared with other and hike is less

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great Company to work with

Human Resources (Current Employee)
Hyderābād

I have been working at FactSet full-time for more than 3 years

ProsGreat working Culture
Management
Employee supporting HR policies
Employee engagement activities
Fair and transparent performance management system
Employee opinion counts
Open door policy
Flexi work timings

ConsNothing I can think of as of now

Advice to Senior ManagementMaintain it the way it is going as of now

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Night mare

Research Analyst (Former Employee)
Hyderābād

I worked at FactSet full-time for less than a year

ProsNothing to say about the benefits except fooling employees with childish gifts for motivation.

Cons1.You cant survive in factset without telugu.
2.Worst salary hikes.
3.Pure data entry jobs.
4.No other employers give chance to factsetter specially a factsetter.
5. Working with factset is just like destruction of your valuable time.

Advice to Senior ManagementGet some sense of corporate environment in the company. Even the trainers speak butler English.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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It was good

Financial Consultant (Current Employee)
Mumbai

I have been working at FactSet full-time for less than a year

ProsThe working condition was good

ConsThe compensation was not good

Advice to Senior ManagementNone

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at FactSet full-time for more than 5 years

ProsVery Good for freshres to join
Good Working Atmosphere.
Good Learning

ConsGrowth will be ver fast upto Level 3.
From Level 4 growth will be very sluggish.

Advice to Senior ManagementNeed to create supernumerary posts to retrain senior emplyees.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Awesome place to be at!!!

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at FactSet full-time for more than 5 years

Pros1. Old company with new values and willingness to innovate
2. Employee friendly management
3. Transparency
4. Strong financials & a Great Outlook
6. Stability and focus
7, Equal opportunity employer
8. Benefits are great

Cons1. Global organization, but reins are centrally controlled. Most decisions are centralized and needs to be approved by the Exec Board
2. Salaries and Hikes have been the let down

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Hyderābād

I have been working at FactSet full-time for less than a year

ProsGreat Work Culture
Perfect place to start a career
Good Work Life balance

ConsExposure to latest technologies is less

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Very much satisfied, except with the compensation

Quality Assurance Analyst (Current Employee)
Hyderābād

I have been working at FactSet full-time for more than 3 years

ProsGood Management. Best benefits to employees. Better Work/Life balance.

ConsCompensation. Except this factor, it's the best place to work.

Advice to Senior ManagementImprove compensation to minimum industry standard!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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I Learned how to LIVE, how to WORK and how to get Excel at FactSet

Business Analyst (Current Employee)
Hyderābād

I have been working at FactSet full-time for more than 5 years

ProsValue to the improvement ideas and encouraging the innovative thoughts of the employee

ConsTimely delivery of things rather than concentrating on Quality

Advice to Senior Management"Best Management Team" No Advice required..

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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