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I have been working at Franklin Templeton Investments full-time (more than 10 years)Pros
Global Reach and Distribution. Jobs span the spectrum of what is out there from the most basic to very engaging and technical endeavors. Workers are often able to work across regions teaming up with individuals in other countries to deliver a final product. On the other hand, many departments foster a very family-oriented atmosphere which provides a nice counterpoint to our global engagements.Cons
FT is a BIG company whose fortunes are subject to market trends. Take that for whatever it's worth. For some it offers solace but for others it can be daunting and may provide for a less defined career path.Advice to ManagementAdvice
Overall we are up to date on many fronts. What may anecdotally seem lacking in one office is offset by abundance in another. Family aspect is valued and appreciated.RecommendsPositive OutlookApproves of CEO
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Getting an Interview
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One interview: on the phone with an HR rep. All questions revolved around the topics of leadership, communication skills, work experience, interests, working well with others, why you were interested in the position. They wanted very specific answers from single incidents as examples. The HR rep was very friendly and encouraging. She seemed genuinely interested in the candidates.Interview Questions
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- Describe one time when communication was necessary for an effective decision or plan to be made or carried out. How did you ensure and exhibit this high level of communication? Answer Question
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...