Senior Software Engineer - Application Team Lead (Current Employee) – New York, NY – November 13, 2015
High Turnover at C-level executives causes process churn. New policies and reorganizations caused a decrease in excellence of service across many technical support groups.
The employees make the best of poor situations and are rewarded poorly for their efforts. Many projects start and never go anywhere because of poor vision. Other projects are not shut down when they need to resulting in code bloat and white elephants.
CTO turnover causes churn as new technologies and methodologies are enacted to satisfy buzzword bingo players.
The location in NYC is nice, however, the organization tends to focus on the wrong things.
Director - Business Analysis (Current Employee) – New York, NY – September 25, 2015
Good place with lots of very talented people who have a lot of industry experience and are experts in their areas. Unfortunately, not all groups within the firm are supportive of their employees advancing their careers by promotion or moving to other job roles within the firm. Over time this can lead to staleness in the work. Again this is only the case in some areas of the firm - overall, it is a great place to work.
Senior production artist (Former Employee) – New York, NY – August 18, 2015
Prior to this job, I was a Macintosh user. I learned the PC and all of its multiple drives. Also as the print world began to diminish and PDfs and HTML were the norm, we were trained on how to properly produce Dreamweaver files in the code, not the designer interface.
Great work environment, even though lots of change
Project Management Associate (Former Employee) – New York, NY – September 1, 2015
Company was going through a lot of changes but still great culture. Management is improving. CapIQ always finds a way for their employees to have fun and rewards employees for their hard work. Always a plus.
Director (Current Employee) – Asia Pacific – April 14, 2015
Management is lean, and hands off. Co-workers are very warm and welcoming, but lacks financial market knowledge. Hardest part was to fit in a culture that lacks knowledge of the financial markets. Most enjoyable was the work life balance.
Client Development Analyst (Current Employee) – New York, NY – October 3, 2014
A typical day involves training and assisting 20-30 clients across different financial institutions to use the S&P Capital IQ research tool. Through my experiences with the company, I have learned how different client types use and manipulate financial data. My coworkers are great; the company is all very young people in their twenties and thirties. The most difficult part of the job is dealing with disgruntled clients and the most enjoyable part of the job is being able to work in a collaborative team environment with my friends.
Sales Assistant (Former Employee) – New York, NY – October 9, 2014
I have been employed with Standard & Poor's for over 20 years and have worked with various departments including client relations, finance, product management, sales, etc. I have the ability to multitask and handle multiple assignments at one time, Able to work independently, detail orientated, good time management skills, excellent communication skills, self-motivated and an initiative to work.
Good company culture and very flexible work conditions
Financial Data Research Analyst (Former Employee) – Centennial, CO – November 7, 2013
Good company culture and very flexible work conditions
A typical work day is open a company SEC documents (10k) and rewrite the the financial statements using S&P propitiatory process, when finished go to next company. Learned more about the documents and how they are connected and how to find adjustment in in notes and MDA. The hardest part of the job was the volume of trying to get almost 10,000 companies out every quarter. The most enjoyable part of the job was that I learned something new every day, every company is different and finding all the little secrets.
Private Equity Research Associate (Current Employee) – New York, NY – October 19, 2013
This was a good place for a first job. I learned how to use the system and what factors go into building a database. The other people were generally good, though some took their roles too seriously. Management seemed to have its heart in the right place but inefficiently dealt with talent, and anyone with any real talent used the company as a springboard to something else. Too much inefficiency here across such a large company that has struggled since its integration with S&P.
Anonymous (Current Employee) – New York, NY – August 27, 2013
McGraw Hill Financial has a great deal of cache with well-known brands, amazingly talented people and a strong leadership team. The downtown office is in a great location (particularly during the summer!) and the company provides many lunch and learn sessions led by both internal and external leaders in their fields.
Pay isn't outstanding to be a Wall Street business, and they are very stingy with vacation time. But they are flexible with work from home arrangements in some departments.
It's a tough work environment because there is so much change taking place at the company these days, but overall a decent place to work.
flexible work schedule, lots of potential for future success
too much change and inconsistency, even for today's world; old-school vacation policy
Sr. Client Development Associate (Current Employee) – New York – April 12, 2013
Capital IQ is a fundamental research platform. I help support and sell Capital IQ to various financial services clientele. Have become an expert on all aspects of the platform. Learned about the different financial services segments. The work culture is amazing. Really relaxes and fun environment.
Executive Assistant (Current Employee) – New York, NY – March 11, 2015
Day goes by quickly. Very productive, a lot gets done on a day at Capital IQ. Workers are like Family. There is a lot of extra activities and fun rooms that can be utilized to relax and work on our creativity to work efficiently.
Director (Current Employee) – New York, NY – March 10, 2015
S&P Capital IQ boasts a great work/life balance. As long as you work hard and get the job done, no one will hassle you. Great place to work and has a great training program for new professionals entering the workforce.