Franklin Templeton Investments

  www.franklintempleton.com
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Franklin Templeton Investments Reviews

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Franklin Templeton Investments President & CEO Gregory E. Johnson
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    Overall the company is a good one to work for. They are frugal towards their employees, to a fault.

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    Former Employee - Supervisor  in  Saint Petersburg, FL
    Former Employee - Supervisor in Saint Petersburg, FL

    I worked at Franklin Templeton Investments full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Hands down, the employees are what made my experience a great one. They are selective with their hiring and thus makes for a great experience. The company also recognizes work-life balance, they support their staff when issues arise and allow for time off for many covered personal matters. They really understand the emotional needs of their employees and this will always resonate with me.

    Cons

    They pay well under industry average when you promote to the management levels. Compensation is not fair and they offer no real perks to keep a long term employee happy. Also for the LGBT community they can discriminatory, the experiences I have seen on multiple occasions lend to this. Lastly, when you promote to entry level management there are few other career opportunities to keep the exempt employees engaged.

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Franklin Templeton Investments Interviews

Updated Aug 12, 2014
Updated Aug 12, 2014

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    Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Franklin Templeton Investments.

    Interview Details

    First was an HR interview in Manhattan, very easy, basic questions. Followed by an interview with senior analyst and another associate. Talked about resume and job description, not with much detail though.

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Franklin Templeton Investments Awards & Accolades

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Top Entry Level Employers, CollegeGrad, 2009

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Website www.franklintempleton.com
Headquarters San Mateo, CA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1947
Type Company - Public (BEN)
Industry Finance
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Franklin Templeton Investments is a global investment manager. At the core of our business are multiple world-class investment management groups – Franklin, Templeton and Mutual Series – each operating independently and offering their distinct perspectives to financial advisors and their clients.

This multiple-manager structure allows us to offer exceptional, specialized expertise across key asset classes and investment styles, supported by a single global platform. Combined they offer investors the opportunity for true diversification, and as we say, "the expertise of...
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