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Standard Life Overview

Headquarters Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Size 1001 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1825
Type Company - Public (SLFPF)
Industry Finance
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown
Trying to set the standard for financial services both at home and abroad, Standard Life Group is a leading UK long-term investment and savings firm.

Divisions include Standard Life Investments (retail and institutional investment management), 56° (a ... More

Mission: At Standard Life we all have a part to play and a story to contribute to. It’s a story of helping to build a more prosperous world and that includes yours. We believe in integrity, innovation and ambition. Our ethos is uncompromising – we do the right thing for our customers ... More

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    Great company positive work environment

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    I worked at Standard Life full-time (More than 10 years)


    Management are open and approachable. Good benefits including access to training and development courses. Strong sense of teamwork


    Limited career progression opportunities

    Advice to Management

    do not alienate long serving staff by reducing accrued pension benefits.

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    I applied online. I interviewed at Standard Life.


    Web application not too lengthy compared to the bigger firms - It asks about competency based questions, your grades etc. It is then followed by an online assessments in which you have to complete in a few days - there are 2 tests - you have 12 minutes to answer each of them.

Company Updates

  • Our talent acquisition specialist, Sarah Hawkins is looking for a Proposition Architect to join Standard Life. This role will see you join a forward-thinking team based in our Edinburgh Headquarters. This role requires exceptional candidates, those that pride themselves on making a difference daily. To find out more, to apply or to refer talent, please click here - http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vIpNw

    Proposition Architect

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  • Standard Life In talent acquisition, Neil Middleton is currently recruiting for a Campaign Data Analyst to join an exceptional team within Standard Life. This is a truly unique role, so, to find out more, to apply or to refer talent, please click here - http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vIpLG

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