S&P Capital IQ Reviews

Updated 1 October, 2014
Updated 1 October, 2014
234 Reviews
3.4
234 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Probably the right work/life balance (in 33 reviews)

  • Strong learning culture, friendly work environment (in 22 reviews)


Cons
  • Senior management has no interest in investing in employees and assisting in development (in 11 reviews)

  • No Learning- After 6 months your learning curve falls and get ready to do the same stuff for the rest of your life (in 8 reviews)

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  1.  

    Evolving company - exciting time to help drive meaningful change

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Sales in New York, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Sales in New York, NY (US)

    I have been working at S&P Capital IQ full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Employee-centric - willingness to invest in the person for the benefit of the business. Solid leadership with several difference makers. Probably the right work/life balance. Excellent IP with several unique and proprietary data sets. New management from the outside looks promising.

    Cons

    Less intense than past experiences. Firm is likely about to see significant organizational change that often results in irrational behavior.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Execute the structural changes you know the business needs. Everything is in place to do that and while change is hard, opportunities like this don't occur often - seize the day!!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Great experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Product Consultant in New York, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Product Consultant in New York, NY (US)

    I have been working at S&P Capital IQ full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Young team, strong management, teach everything on the job

    Cons

    Very long training process, some days are wasted

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Use better motivation tactics, not scare tactics

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Great company overall

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

    I have been working at S&P Capital IQ full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very Great work life balance

    Cons

    US centres, difficult for a local to be promoted

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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    great environment

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Risk Specialist in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Risk Specialist in London, England (UK)

    I have been working at S&P Capital IQ full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    great place to work, nice environment. Great people, job is very interesting

    Cons

    hard to put new ideas in place unless you are top management but things are changing

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    hard to put new ideas in place unless you are top management but things are changing

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    good

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at S&P Capital IQ full-time

    Pros

    eveything good work more have fun the place is beautiful..the good environment Do keep in mind that the company reviews on all these sites are posted by individuals, including possibly disgruntled employees. So, use them as a tool to help gather more information about a company, but don't count on them as 100% accurate, because every employee's experience is different.

    Cons

    Do keep in mind that the company reviews on all these sites are posted by individuals, including possibly disgruntled employees. So, use them as a tool to help gather more information about a company, but don't count on them as 100% accurate, because every employee's experience is different.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    work more

  7.  

    New management in Chicago is top notch!

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Client Development Associate in Chicago, IL (US)
    Current Employee - Client Development Associate in Chicago, IL (US)

    I have been working at S&P Capital IQ full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    The people in the office are excited to come to work. We are having a record year in 2014, and us younger team members feel we have great leaders and mentors.

    Cons

    If you aren't going into the sales path it might be difficult to move up quickly.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider increasing compensation for teams that over perform.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8.  

    Your own performance amd interest matters

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technology Quality Analyst in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Current Employee - Technology Quality Analyst in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)

    I have been working at S&P Capital IQ full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    - One of the best salary packages in India for a QA at any level
    - If you spend a good 2-3 years, your opinion about things matters and this feels very satisfying
    - Managers are very approachable and there is no attitude when it comes to helping the colleagues
    - Your self performance is valued a great deal (many people might not agree to this but its true, that if you are doing better than your peers then you are trusted with more responsibilities)
    - The domain knowledge is very good
    - Lateral movement across QA teams (this was pretty less earlier but is now beginning to increase)
    - X-Box is there :)

    Cons

    - People at the senior level (below the team lead) tend to micro manage things which is many times ignored by leads. This is actually the primary reason for new hires to think of an unfriendly and hostile environment.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - "Work from Home" is very very strict in gurgaon. Its almost not allowed. This should be a bit more flexible

    - On-shore visits should be increased for QA and should be uniform accross teams (right now there are very few teams that get this opportunity)

    - More opportunities for QA to move to another role (such as BA or Dev)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    I worked there for net one year and during my period i have learned a lot about finance .

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Asset Management Executive in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Former Employee - Asset Management Executive in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)

    I worked at S&P Capital IQ full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    The advantages to work with capital iq is you are free to learn all aspects of financial statements practically how a data can be processed by the people manually which was i think the best part of the company and i got the the best working staff there all employees whether they are senior or manager level very cooperative and supportive now coming to the compensation they were giving a satisfactory remuneration to all employees as per there work load and talent.

    Cons

    The only con which i felt was working in shifts specialty night shifts was hard to awake all night and processing difficult data it provokes errors also .

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I do not think a year is enough to provide any advice or suggestion to any big organisation .

    Recommends
  10. 2 people found this helpful  

    Assistant Manager - Transactions

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)

    I worked at S&P Capital IQ full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great working environment, Great exposure, fast growth

    Cons

    Everything was perfect - over 8 years, and nothing to complain

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Very Good work culture

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at S&P Capital IQ full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    People get valued for their ideas

    Cons

    nothing for now as cons. Cons is too a big work

    Recommends

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