IFDS Group Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated 15 Dec 2020

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  1. "High turnover"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Transfer Agent in Dublin, Dublin

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

    Pros

    Nice culture and respect in workplace

    Cons

    Work/life balance is extremely poor

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  2. "Positive experience overall, was a little bit short"

    4.0
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    Former Intern - Intern in Luxembourg
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at IFDS Group for less than a year

    Pros

    Good work environment, attention to work-life balance

    Cons

    Not always clear task explanation from the team


  3. "No work life balance"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Software Developer in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at IFDS Group full-time

    Pros

    * Many social events * Location is very accessible

    Cons

    * Terrible work-life balance * Very repetitive work * Not much room for growth

  4. "3"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Business Solution Architect in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at IFDS Group full-time

    Pros

    Great culture and client focussed

    Cons

    No Work life balance and over committing managers

  5. "Sn Acc coordinator"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Senior Account Coordinator 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at IFDS Group full-time

    Pros

    Fellow employees are great Great location central downtown

    Cons

    no work life balance at all

  6. "Current Employee"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Associate 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great progression & respect from mgmt

    Cons

    Work/Life Balance cannot be great at times, overtime sometimes required

  7. "Mutual Funds Industry Experience"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Director in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at IFDS Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great opportunity to understand the Transfer Agency component of the mutual fund industry. Experience with systems development and client management. You can make some life-long friends from your work colleagues.

    Cons

    Some difficulty with advancing your career. Work-life balance can be challenging. Not many perks besides salary and bonus.

  8. "Good culture"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Associate II in Kirchberg
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good and healthy culture. Attentive management. Paid over-hours and respect for work-life balance.

    Cons

    Company is slow to manoeuvre. Quite bureaucratic. Extensive vertical hierarchy.

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    "Difficult"

    2.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at IFDS Group full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    The people can be great. The experience can be very varied.

    Cons

    Work life balance is not great. Certain depts have terrible managers especially when dealing with staff. Senior management have clear "favourites". Very difficult to get ahead based on merit.

  10. "Account Coordinator"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at IFDS Group full-time

    Pros

    Great co-workers, various opportunities, good location

    Cons

    Not enough training, poor work life balance

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