FactSet Reviews

Updated 19 September 2014
Updated 19 September 2014
458 Reviews
3.8
458 Reviews
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FactSet Chairman and CEO Philip A. Hadley
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333 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Perfect work-life balance for example you will get mentor when you are on boarding (in 66 reviews)

  • very good work life balance; nice coworkers; no pushing; soft deadline; free lunch (in 97 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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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

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

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    • 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 for 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.  

    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
  3.  

    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 for more than a 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
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  5.  

    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 for less than a 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
  6.  

    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 for 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
  7.  

    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 for less than a year

    Pros

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

    Cons

    Growth is very less...
    Limited knowledge

  8.  

    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 for 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
  9. 2 people found this helpful  

    ok for fresher

    • 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 for less than a year

    Pros

    good work life balance
    good culture

    Cons

    limited scope for career
    less package

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Wonderful environment to work. Good use of technologies.

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

    I worked at FactSet full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Personal growth,
    Office culture and environment(Good work-life balance)
    Working in new technologies, specially open sources if needed.

    Cons

    Apart from looking out for top colleges some of the positions\roles can be taken from good colleges from Local place like in Hyderabad.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    "Overall I'm satisfied with Benefits"

    • 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 for more than 3 years

    Pros

    positive work environment, employee benefits, Non-accountable services to employee, corporate ethics...

    Cons

    less opportunities in personnel growth, research to be done to a bounded environment...

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Employee involvement (about suggestions) in decision making, expand growth opportunities...

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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