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FactSet Reviews

Updated December 3, 2017
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  • Some take advantage of the work life balance (in 28 reviews)

  • Slow career growth which is not transparent (in 25 reviews)

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  1. "a great company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at FactSet full-time

    Pros

    good work-life balance;
    good culture;
    good benefit;

    Cons

    not as well known as some companies

    Advice to Management

    keep the momentum


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Work from home option is great.

    Cons

    Earnings Seasons are tough but manageable.

  3. "Assessment"

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    Current Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at FactSet full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great culture and place to grow your career

    Cons

    Getting bigger so it's losing that small company feel that I grew up with.

    Advice to Management

    Utilize the data you have via performance appraisals and selectively promote star performers based on historical track record.


  4. "Review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at FactSet full-time

    Pros

    Great Coworkers and great place to start career

    Cons

    Compensation below market standard for similar roles


  5. "Consultant"

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    Former Employee - Consultant in Norwalk, CT
    Former Employee - Consultant in Norwalk, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at FactSet full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Free lunch, 401K match, young workforce, stock purchase plan

    Cons

    Low starting salary, 9 hour work days


  6. "Sales Enablement Intern Experience at Headquarters"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at FactSet as an intern

    Pros

    Collaborative environment of driven employees across all departments. Overall, FactSet values a focus on client service

    Cons

    I can't think of any cons, it's a great place to work!


  7. "Great opportunity to grow, and do fulfilling work"

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    Current Employee - Content Specialist in Norwalk, CT
    Current Employee - Content Specialist in Norwalk, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at FactSet full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Fulfilling work part of a team
    Great benefits (health, dentist, etc)
    Talent Development options to improve skills
    Work flexibility to fulfill goals & do great work

    Cons

    Limited 401K plan options (high fee options, and limited ETF options)
    Lack of clarity on career production (current focus of company to improve)

    Advice to Management

    Improved 401K plan options

  8. "Good Company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Fair pay and good exposure into finance

    Cons

    the work is long and can be tiring


  9. Helpful (2)

    "Good Work life Balance"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at FactSet full-time

    Pros

    Nice company culture, good work life balance

    Cons

    shaky upper management, Low pay grade, no yearly bonus


  10. "Temp"

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    Current Contractor - Temporary in Norwalk, CT
    Current Contractor - Temporary in Norwalk, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at FactSet as a contractor

    Pros

    Work, life balance. Culture and benefits are great. It's an amazing feeling to finally be a part of a team that works closely together. Exceptional room for growth. CEO enjoys obtaining feedback to continue building and maintaining their great reputation. Happy employees >

    Cons

    Can not think of any at the moment.

    Advice to Management

    Continue down this path.


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