S&P Capital IQ Reviews

Updated 17 August 2014
Updated 17 August 2014
217 Reviews

3.3
217 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Competitive salary, Great work life balance, perks, less pressure (in 30 reviews)

  • Strong learning culture, friendly work environment (in 20 reviews)


Cons
  • Senior management has no interest in investing in employees and assisting in development (in 14 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 7 reviews)

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23 Employee Reviews Back to all reviews

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  1.  

    great environment

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    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 for less than a 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
  2.  

    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

  3.  

    New management in Chicago is top notch!

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    • 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 for more than a 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
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  5.  

    Your own performance amd interest matters

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    • 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 for 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
  6.  

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

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    • 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 for more than a 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
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    Assistant Manager - Transactions

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    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 for 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
  8.  

    Very Good work culture

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    People get valued for their ideas

    Cons

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

    Recommends
  9.  

    A sweet option for part-timers/flexible proofreader types

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    Current Employee - Transcription Proofreader
    Current Employee - Transcription Proofreader

    I have been working at S&P Capital IQ as a contractor for more than a year

    Pros

    Decent pay, (sometimes) interesting content, not too taxing.

    I work as a proofreader for the transcription department. I listen to the audio of a conference call or presentation and check the accuracy of a transcription. Pretty straightforward, easy work, and most of the calls are pretty interesting. The work is cyclical, tied to quarterly earnings reports of publicly-traded companies, so it's not full time (more like 26-32-ish weeks out of the year), but when there's work, there's plenty of work. Pay is decent but it would be hard to have this be a single job. That's not their fault though, they're very upfront about the amount of work, and most of their people do this as a second/side job so they're usually pretty understanding so long as you stick to what you promise.

    Cons

    Not a full-time job but can eat up too much time when it's busy.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The coaching opportunities were a good idea and should be continued/expanded.

    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Working for Capital IQ was one of the most enriching experience. I really liked the culture and values of the company

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Network Engineer  in  Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Former Employee - Network Engineer in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)

    I worked at S&P Capital IQ full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great Management, Nice people, nice culture and values, the employees are looked after very well and thats the best part about CIQ

    Cons

    Everything was as good as it gets

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Excellant work environment

    Former Employee - Team Leader  in  Hyderābād (India)
    Former Employee - Team Leader in Hyderābād (India)

    I worked at S&P Capital IQ full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Highly professional and Committed Employees

    Cons

    Shift systems and extended working working hours

    Recommends

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