Gifford Fong Assoc

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Gifford Fong Assoc Reviews

Updated July 8, 2014
Updated July 8, 2014
4 Reviews
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    Not recommended

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    Former Employee - Financial Engineer  in  Lafayette, CA
    Former Employee - Financial Engineer in Lafayette, CA

    I worked at Gifford Fong Assoc full-time

    Pros

    Some exposure to fixed income products

    Cons

    Small Company, family business, little data & modeling resources and support, the owner has not grown/planned to grow the Company in the past decades

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    Financial Engineer

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Gifford Fong Assoc full-time

    Pros

    Some colleagues are quite friendly.

    Cons

    Unprofessional work in general. Not really care about employees benefits.

    Doesn't Recommend
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    Not recommended

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Gifford Fong Assoc full-time

    Pros

    Agreed with previous posts- some exposure to various asset classes

    Cons

    Heavily family-operated, nasty office politics, petty power struggles from mid-level managers to new hires since day 1. Few managers really know finance. This is probably a place to avoid for new hires if you don't have any "preexisting relationship" o "special background" with the senior managers.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be kind, be less stingy with salaries and office resources, be open, and be fair.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
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    Stay away

    • Comp & Benefits
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Gifford Fong Assoc

    Pros

    Great exposure to different asset classes. Compensation is OK considering the size of the firm. Free lunch every Friday. Nice HR.

    Cons

    High turnover rate. Lack necessary resources. Not professional. One of the senior managers has no rigorous finance background but pretends to have.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please take Finance 101. Please show your respect to people under you who knows finance. Please be professional and finally, please be honest.

    Doesn't Recommend

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