Fisher Investments Careers and Employment
- CEODamian Ornani67%approve of Damian Ornani's performance
- Company size1,001 to 5,000
- Revenue£75m to £365m (GBP)
- HeadquartersPortland Metro Area (Cama...
What we do: We at Fisher Investments review every aspect of our client’s portfolios and actively manage their investments using a comprehensive approach based on our analysis of global markets. Our knowledgeable Investment Policy Committee, supported by our research group, identify the most attractive investment categories and then choose individual stocks, bonds or other securities for their portfolios. We take the time to educate each client about our approach so they can be confident and comfortable in understanding exactly what is going on in their accounts placed under our care.
Values: Our culture is rooted in a core set of values—service, innovation, integrity, discipline, experience and performance—which we take into consideration when seeking out new employees.
One of our greatest strengths is our employees. That’s why we believe in building human capital and emphasizing breadth and depth in individuals. We believe this enables employees to acquire skills and experience, while building challenging and rewarding careers. Along the way, employees gain a deeper understanding of the company and the industry. To help ensure that we are dedicated to building talent, Fisher Investments reviews each candidate based on their abilities, knowledge, skills and potential development needed for the job.
Mission: To better the investment universe. We structure our business with simple fee schedules, offer personalized support from our investment counselors and deliver a variety of educational events so that our clients trust that their portfolios are being managed with their financial goals in mind.
We understand that each client has their own investing goals, and as a fiduciary, Fisher Investments reviews all aspects tied to their individual financial situations. Our clients investing goals can vary widely—from having enough money to support retirement expenses, to leaving a legacy for grandchildren or a charity. Their approaches to investing can also vary, many enjoy learning about the details of financial planning, but our approach is also well suited for investing novices who prefer to leave the details of their investment strategy to the specialists. Regardless of the goals or investing approach, we believe that all of our clients can benefit from our investment experience.
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Being part of Marketing requires being able to work under pressure and time schedule. Producing leads is the core of the business and requests to be able to coordinate the monthly performances aligning with the given budget.
I experienced Fisher Investments as a company that really focused on helping their clients. The culture was very symbiotic in the way that everyone worked together to achieve a mutual goal of helping clients and growing the business. Furthermore, the company expects 100% effort from their employees and they will reward you if you put in the work. The hardest part of my job was to satisfy the management who looked at the sales targets with hawk eyes. The most enjoyable part was to deliver on the targets and meeting many good colleagues that became my friends during my time there.
- Great place to gain experience in an account executive (Sales) role.
- Requires hard work, dedication to the role and resilience.
- Great organizational culture.
I have been in the UK office for 4 years now. This is a brutally honest account and I really hope it helps people make their decisions, there are a handful of pros, but it really is not the same here as it is in the US and I wanted to portray that.
Love: - The people you work with (in the UK at least), are great (the ones that hang around anyway). Hats off to the recruiters as they manage to fill the seats with genuinely decent people who want to do well.
- Benefits (finally). In all fairness to HR, they did well in bringing this firms' benefits out of the dark ages and into the 21st century. When I started there was nothing. 20 days holiday and that was it. Now we have 28 days holiday, gym contributions, well-being checks, coffee machines, pension contributions etc.
Now strap in:
Hate: - The firm is ALL sales. it's really all they care about- at least in the UK and it shows. young sales folk are treated like cr*p and are paid awfully. The base salaries for all roles in the UK are woeful and 25/30% below the market rate, it is treated like a boiler room when it comes to staff, they pay peanuts so they get monkeys who don't hang around. Also: To Senior Management: We all know that the salaries in the US are much better, so stop kidding yourselves that we don't and sort it out.
- Following on from the above, the turnover of staff is ridiculous. for a firm that has 250+ employees just in London, there are between 5 and 10 people leaving each month.
- No progression. There really isn't anything apart from pointless middle management that you could find yourself in. If you are in one of the private client advice, client services teams or inside sales teams, you really shouldn't hang around because trust me, it wont ever change.
- The UK firm is run by a small group of people that quite frankly don't have a clue. They micro manage and walk around like they own the place, they like to be feared and it really comes across how much better they think they are than the other people that work here.
- The firm is far too American in its culture, with the exception of teams that work market hours, you are in at 9 and leave at 6, often asked to come in early and stay late for little incentive. There is no type of flexible working or work from home or even flexible hours. It is a big turn off for new talent, it's 2019, seriously get with it.
Great place to work straight out of university. Gives good insight into the world of portfolio management and the financial markets. No previous experience required.
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