FDM Group - Graduate hire scheme - no guarantee of being placed nor hired | Glassdoor.co.uk
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    "Graduate hire scheme - no guarantee of being placed nor hired"

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    Current Employee - FDM Consultant in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at FDM Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    -Foot in the door to get a job paying 45-49k annual salary (for two years). But you're competing with a lot of people... for this terrible contract. If you live with family then this salary is doable, but if you live on your own, this is certainly not enough.

    Cons

    -They entice the new college graduates that there would be an offer to a full time job at the end of two years with the hiring company. But FDM cannot make that decision so please do not be fooled into believing them. The truth of the matter is, some do get it (after two years, the offer might be below 70k which is low for people with two years experience), but some do not (and this can be due to organizational restructure...

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    Advice to Management

    You have enough clients to just work as a regular (graduate) consultant firm. There's really no need to bound anyone down with a fee. This is purely unacceptable and definitely ruins the relationship. The account managers are trained to just sell sell sell and totally disregarding the working consultant's needs.

    FDM Group2018-06-19
  1. "IT Consultant"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at FDM Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Foot in the door to blue chip companies

    Cons

    Must commit to geographically flexible

    FDM Group2019-06-04
  2. "Amazing placement experience"

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    Current Employee - Software Developer in Leeds, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at FDM Group for more than a year

    Pros

    Excellent overview of the IT Industry. Improvement of both - technical and professional skills. Amazing team that will support you through any issue that you might face.

    Cons

    No real downsides to the placement. A few more holidays would have been beneficial.

    Advice to Management

    N/a

    FDM Group2019-07-09

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