FactSet Reviews

Updated 27 October 2014
Updated 27 October 2014
475 Reviews
3.7
475 Reviews
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FactSet Chairman and CEO Philip A. Hadley
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341 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • There is a great work/life balance and there is a general nice feel around the place (in 81 reviews)

  • very good work life balance; nice coworkers; no pushing; soft deadline; free lunch (in 106 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 10 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Good place to work. Talented people to work with. Nice environment and support from Users of product.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Team Leader in Hyderābād
    Current Employee - Team Leader in Hyderābād

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

    Pros

    Work-life balance, office culture, Benefits, People, HR, Infrastructure, Support

    Cons

    Scope of technology usage in some projects.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Its a good company for Freshers

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at FactSet

    Pros

    No work pressure , Some perks

    Cons

    Pay is comparatively less when compared to other product based companies

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    not satisfied

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Research Analyst in Hyderābād
    Former Employee - Research Analyst in Hyderābād

    I worked at FactSet full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    good work life balance
    good facilities
    very little stress
    good management

    Cons

    Not help to learn anything(in my case)
     low salary compared to others in same industry

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    increase pay or give bonus...

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Equity Research Analyst

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Equity Research Analyst in Hyderābād
    Former Employee - Equity Research Analyst in Hyderābād

    I worked at FactSet full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good scope for Learning, good work life balance.

    Cons

    Less pay and full politics for Internal job Postings.

    Doesn't Recommend
  6.  

    Mixed bag

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at FactSet full-time

    Pros

    Not much work pressure. Good benefits.

    Cons

    Favouritism and biased ness to some extent. HR function does not have much say in the matters. Growth opportunities are very limited.

    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Very Helpful and Fun loving Work Environment.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Hyderābād
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Hyderābād

    I have been working at FactSet full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    There are many pros to work at FactSet , the people are nice and Helpful.
    There are no long working hours and there is ample time to spend on oneself.

    Cons

    The only cons i can think of , is regarding the compensation and benefits.Sad but true ,when you know your friends are earning much more than you.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Work culture

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Content Specialist in Hyderābād
    Former Employee - Content Specialist in Hyderābād

    I worked at FactSet full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Excellent avenue for learning new things

    Cons

    compensation level is below par industry standards

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    be proactive with respect to compensation matter

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    As fresher we can join, but can't work for long time with factset

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Research Analyst in Hyderābād
    Current Employee - Research Analyst in Hyderābād

    I have been working at FactSet full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    less compensation, heavy work, frequent shift rotation, work dissatisfaction

    Cons

    some of the perks were good compare with other company's

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    no comments

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  10.  

    not Good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Hyderābād
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Hyderābād

    I have been working at FactSet full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    work-life balance is cool...
    Not much to grow...

    Cons

    Growth is very less...
    Limited knowledge

  11.  

    Great place to start with.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Hyderābād
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Hyderābād

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

    Pros

    Great place for the beginners. Nice and flexible management to support employees.

    Cons

    Takes longer than expected to grow. The compensation needs to be improved.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to improve career progression path.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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