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FactSet Reviews

Updated 7 Dec 2019

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3.7
78%
Recommend to a Friend
83%
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FactSet CEO Phil Snow (no image)
Phil Snow
577 Ratings
Pros
  • "Aside from monetary compensation it maintains an excellent work-life balance while always presenting challenging work(in 363 reviews)

  • "Free Lunch & Stocked Kitchens(in 199 reviews)

Cons
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  1. "NA"

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    Current Employee - Vice President Sales in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at FactSet full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great company to work for with various opportunities throughout your career

    Cons

    Pressure to deliver the numbers

    Advice to Management

    NA

    FactSet2019-07-27
  2. "Consultant"

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    Current Employee - Consultant in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at FactSet full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great work culture, good pay, great benefits (Free Lunch). Good people

    Cons

    Opportunities are limited compared to competitors

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing great like you are doing and the company will become big

    FactSet2019-12-02
  3. "Working at Factset"

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    Current Employee - Implementation Consultant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Food available in Office, Training, Good Benefits

    Cons

    Lots of red tape, Not much accountability/ Issues get passed around teams

    FactSet2019-11-24
  4. "Great social culture and creative freedom"

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at FactSet full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Really great culture and friendly people. People are willing to help and personal development opportunities are taken very seriously.

    Cons

    As it's an old company, there's a fair amount of legacy code and technical debt to sort out.

    FactSet2019-11-14
  5. "Overall Positive"

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    Current Employee - Account Executive in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at FactSet full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - Work/Life Balance - Social Atmosphere - Senior level exposure - High level of responsibility - Great product

    Cons

    - Compensation compared to market - Internal investment - Building isn't great

    FactSet2019-11-01
  6. Helpful (1)

    "Great Work Environment Great Benefits"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer I in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at FactSet full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Environment is good People are friendly Benefits and pay are good

    Cons

    Team is good but work isn't motivating.

    FactSet2019-10-04
  7. "Good place to start"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at FactSet full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Work is medium paced, good benefits, sociable colleagues

    Cons

    Not enough investment in employee growth, best opportunities are siloed in the US, pay above average

    FactSet2019-09-12
  8. "not bad"

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    Former Employee - Brand Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at FactSet part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    it was a good student job

    Cons

    I have no cons to add

    Advice to Management

    keep at it

    FactSet2019-08-16
  9. "Review of company"

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    Current Employee - Client Solutions Associate in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at FactSet full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good company with youngp eople

    Cons

    Nothing much to add at the moment

    FactSet2019-08-14
  10. Helpful (2)

    "Poor compensation"

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    Current Employee - Consultant in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at FactSet full-time

    Pros

    Generally relaxed working environment. Although, highly dependent on the assigned work/client you've been given

    Cons

    Compensation below market rate. Model compensates consultants equally across teams, regardless of complexity of work.

    Advice to Management

    Communication and transparency of compensation alone does nothing if there is no fundamental change to it.

    FactSet2019-07-31
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