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  • Year established:
    1985
  • Website:
    https://www.blackstone.com/
  • Contact
    • The Blackstone Group, 40 Berkeley Square, London, United Kingdom, W1J 5AL
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About Blackstone

Blackstone is one of the world's leading investment firms. They seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for their investors, the companies they invest in, and the communities in which they work. They do this by using extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems.

There are a wide range of work experiences, learning opportunities and career paths at Blackstone. Importantly, they recognise that there are many factors that contribute to having a rewarding career and retaining employees. They take a holistic approach to understanding and facilitating opportunities for employees on the areas that matter to them most. This ranges from ensuring that employees' work is challenging and stimulating to offering competitive compensation, benefits and extra-curricular activities that support employees and their families.

Blackstone is committed to offering a wide range of learning and professional development opportunities to help managers advance their careers and maximise the value added to the firm. Managers are offered workshops across key management/leadership areas including becoming a new manager, influencing skills, delegation skills, feedback skills, coaching skills, and developing individuals and teams. The firm also provides custom workshops for business-specific needs.

The wellbeing programme at Blackstone aims to help employees make the most of the benefits available to them, providing them the flexibility to select benefits which support their personal goals and complement their life choices. Each year employees are given access to the updated wellbeing brochure and benefits to ensure that they are up to speed with their wellbeing offerings.


What is it like to work for Blackstone

Leadership
Leadership
Senior Leaders take every opportunity to increase communication with employees, supporting their development in accordance with Blackstone's guiding principles. They regularly film and post videos, newsletters, podcasts and other social media updates discussing their business and firm, which can be viewed by employees via their many media outlets.
Personal Growth
Personal Growth
The Talent Development curriculum at Blackstone was created to support the leadership and professional development of all Blackstone employees globally. The curriculum includes a combination of workshops, short videos, and helpful tips across a variety of topics.
My Company
My Company
Blackstone is committed to hiring the most qualified employees and they encourage their employees to refer candidates of that caliber. If that candidate is hired, the referring employee will receive a financial reward after the candidate has been at Blackstone for three months.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here

Benefits:

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 40% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Gym
    Gym

    Companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Companies offering private health insurance for all employees

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    1

  • Staff Turnover:

    13%

  • Average Age:

    35

  • Staff:

    354

  • Male : Female:

    56% / 44%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    99%

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