Fitch Ratings Reviews

Updated Jun 27, 2020

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3.5
70%
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81%
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Fitch Ratings President   and  CEO Paul Taylor
Paul Taylor
145 Ratings
Pros
  • "good work life balance, friendly colleagues(in 162 reviews)

  • "They all helped me to learn about the different positions they hold within the company and made it a comfortable work environment(in 45 reviews)

Cons
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  1. "fitch"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    good team, interesting work, there is great access to policymakers. work life balace is good

    Cons

    travel can be excessive. there is little integration among teams. pay lower than competitors

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  2. "Great team"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Ratings Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Fitch Ratings full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Very fortunate to work with a great team. Learnt a lot. Was given a lot of responsibility from the start.

    Cons

    Would have to work overtime on occasion.

  3. "Good atmosphere"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Hong Kong
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Fitch Ratings full-time

    Pros

    Friendly business culture and interesting work

    Cons

    Low financial compensation compared with similar jobs in banks

  4. "Liars in Chicago Application Development"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Applications Development in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Fitch Ratings full-time

    Pros

    Falsifying and backstabbing tactics are allowed

    Cons

    The atmosphere of fear of some directors

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  5. Helpful (3)

    "Ok training / High Turnover"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Fitch Ratings full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good for quick credit training and rating methodology understanding.

    Cons

    Long standing senior analysts demonstrated lack of development attention to Jr. Analysts. Some senior analysts aggressively pushed worked to analysts. High turnover and lack of morale. Low Pay and stringent budget measures

  6. "Good work life balance"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate Director in Shanghai, Shanghai
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Fitch Ratings full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    good work life balance, friendly management and work place

    Cons

    below industry average compensation, less competitive platform than other rating agencies

  7. "overall good"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Chicago, IL

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

    Pros

    mid size. flex schedule. industry

    Cons

    ok pay. limited rotation opportunity

  8. "good work life balance"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Fitch Ratings full-time

    Pros

    good work life balance, friendly colleagues

    Cons

    compensation is below market

  9. Helpful (1)

    "Understaffed"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Ex Managing Director in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Fitch Ratings full-time

    Pros

    Friendly atmosphere. Very interesting work. Plenty of experience to gain.

    Cons

    Senior management don't understand the pressure various teams are under and don't permit the appropriate level of staffing to provide the quality service.

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  10. "Good work life balance"

    3.0
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in New York, NY

    I have been working at Fitch Ratings full-time

    Pros

    good work life balance not too stressful

    Cons

    Outdated tech. Below market pay. Hearst has been trying to reduce costs through employee salaries

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