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PIMCO Overview

Newport Beach, CA
1001 to 5000 employees
1971
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Investment Banking & Asset Management
Unknown / Non-Applicable
Founded in Newport Beach, California in 1971, PIMCO’s view of the world has always been different from that of mainstream Wall Street. Over the years, we have worked relentlessly to help millions of investors pursue their objectives – from private individuals ... Read more

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PIMCO – Why Work With Us?


Dedicated to supporting a culture of diversity, inclusion and acceptance, at PIMCO we work to create an environment where all our people can be their authentic selves. We have long believed that encouraging different points of view is critical to our long-term success – and better outcomes for our clients – because great ideas can come from anywhere.

PIMCO is a reflection of our employees and our CORE values: collaboration, openness, excellence, responsibility. Our CORE values allow us to not only give our best to our clients, but to bring out the best in each other.

PIMCO has long believed that encouraging different points of view is critical to long-term success. One way we do this is by recruiting top talent from colleges and universities around the world. At PIMCO, we are investing in you, the future leaders of our firm.

There is no substitute for experience. At PIMCO, we understand that the talent, dedication and spirit of our people are the most important factors in building our success as a global investment solutions provider. Join us as we work to empower the future of investing together.

Christian Stracke, Global Head of Credit Research, offers us a look inside a day in the life of a credit analyst at PIMCO, and what drives his deep passion for the industry and the firm.

PIMCO Reviews

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newport Beach, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newport Beach, CA
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    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at PIMCO full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    -Community service oriented
    -Big guest speakers every month in the forum
    -You can sit in on the forum conferences
    -Lots of free food
    -Surrounded by professionals
    -Almost everyone I worked with was pleasant, like they were grateful to be there.
    -Very helpful bosses

    Cons

    -Pressure comes with working for the biggest bond portfolio in the world

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PIMCO Interviews

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    Imternal Sales Account Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
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    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at PIMCO (Chicago, IL) in November 2018.

    Interview

    They reached out to me in handshake, I applied and got a phone interview scheduled a couple weeks later. Phone interview with a senior VP for about 30 minutes. After that, a couple weeks later I received an offer to attend the super day interview in NYC. It consisted of seven 2 on 1 interviews with people from there NYC office in person and people in there Austin and Newport Beach locations over video chat. Got an offer to joined them over the summer in NYC a few weeks after that. They gave an option during and before the interview of which office I wanted to work in if given an offer.

    Interview Questions

    • Why do companies issue bonds?   1 Answer
    • How did you prepare for this interview?   1 Answer
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    • What is happening in the bond market?   1 Answer
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PIMCO Awards & Accolades

  • Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equity Index, 2019
  • The Civic 50 Award 2019, Points of Light, 2019
  • Outstanding ESG Investment Leader of the Year, Scott Mather, Environmental Finance, 2019
  • Innovation Award, IMPACT2030, 2019
  • Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign's (HRC) Corporate Equality Index, 2020
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