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Founded in 1919, Baird has guided businesses and institutions toward their financial goals. Today employee-owned Baird offers wealth management, investment banking, asset management, institutional sales and trading, equity research, public finance, and private equity services through over 160 offices in the United States, Europe, and Asia. Baird manages over $285 billion in assets for clients across the world and employs over 4,500 associates. Baird is committed to adopt policy of equal employment opportunity and apply in employment hiring, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits and educational opportunities. For more than 100 years, Baird has been a strong, stable, and trusted financial partner and earned national recognition and reputation for excellence in financial advice and services. Baird has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s 100 Best Companies to Work For since 2004, and 2020 Best Workplaces for Women. Baird ranked No. 13 on the 2020 list for 17th consecutive year among the nation's best employers.

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Multiple locations
Investing Companies, Financial Transactions Processing / Reserve / Clearinghouse Companies, Consulting Companies
1919
What departments Baird employees work at?
DepartmentsRatio
Financial Analysts and Advisors28.7%
Chief Executives20.7%
other occupation19%
Computer / IT8.4%
Customer Service8.2%
Sales / Retail5.1%
Management - Other3.5%
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Professional experience

How many years of experience do Baird employees have before joining?
Years of experience at Baird: Newcomers: 25%, Experiencers: 19%, Experts: 20%, Veterans: 36%. Baird employees have 8+ years experience on average before joining.
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Where did Baird employees work before joining?
Where they've worked before Baird: A.G. Edwards & Sons, McAdams Wright, Merrill Lynch. Typical Baird employees have worked at A.G. Edwards & Sons.
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What industries did Baird employees work in previously?
Industry Background: The most typical industries of Baird: Investment Banking & Securities Brokerage Firms, Commercial Banking Companies, Insurance Agency & Brokerage Firms, Finance & Insurance Companies, Investing Companies. Baird employees most lik
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Where did Baird employees work before joining?
Past employers' size at Baird: Small: 34%, Medium: 10%, Large: 56%. Most Baird employees have previously worked at large companies.
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Educational background

What did employees at Baird study?
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Where did employees at Baird study?
Marquette University
University of Notre Dame
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Employee data

How long do people stay in a role at Baird?
Time employed at Baird: <1: 12%, 1-3: 25%, 4-8: 34%, 9-13: 14%, 14-20: 8%, 20+: 7%. Most Baird employees stay with the company for 4-8 years which is the same as the industry average.
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How does Baird rank for age & gender diversity?
Gender ratio at Baird: 69.9% Male and 30.1% Female. Age ratio at Baird: 16-20: 0%, 21-30: 39%, 31-40: 27%, 41-50: 18%, 51-60: 11%, 60+: 5%. Baird rates - 8.9% less female than the industry average. Most Baird employees are 21-30, which is below the i
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Career advancement

How does Baird rank for career advancement?
Career advancement at Baird: medium. Baird ranks medium for career advancement which is above the industry average.
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What companies do Baird employees go on to work at?
Future employers of Baird: Ameriprise, Deloitte, EY, Morgan Stanley, Northwestern Mutual. People who work at Baird most typically go on to work for the Ameriprise.
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Morgan Stanley
Northwestern Mutual

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What’s the gender distribution at Baird?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
30.1% female, 69.9% male.
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When was Baird established?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
1919.
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What industry does Baird belong to?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
Accounting/Finance.
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what are the chances of career advancement at Baird?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
medium.
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What’s the average length of tenure at Baird?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
Typically 4-8 year(s).
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what kind of companies did Baird employees work for?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Large companies before Baird.
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Top future employers of Baird employees?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Ameriprise, Deloitte, EY, Morgan Stanley, Northwestern Mutual, Raymond James, RBC Wealth Management, Robert W. Baird & Co..
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Who are the top previous employers of Baird employees?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
A.G. Edwards & Sons, McAdams Wright, Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, Northwestern Mutual, UBS, Wells Fargo, Wells Fargo Advisors.
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How old are Baird’s employees in general?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
around 21-30.
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Where did most of Baird employees go to school?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
Marquette University, University of Notre Dame, University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.
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Employee stock purchase options are not available to everyone 😛
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11 months ago
Available to associates only 🤓
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11 months ago
as it should be 🤐
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The fundraising work is good
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10 months ago
Its the charitable gift maching I heard of, I am sure of that 🙂
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10 months ago
did not know this was available 😴
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The working hours are fantastic, never had a problem with it 🦄
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10 months ago
7 to 8 hours in a day not bad at all
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10 months ago
I don't even care one bit 😖
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Excluding Private Wealth managemnet and equity sales trading, what are the other departments?
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10 months ago
Business Continuity and I don't know
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10 months ago
Human resources, marketing and communication and so many others 😛
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Heard the headquarters is in Winconsin but it looks like there is no location in my state, I live at Chicagooooooo
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11 months ago
You just dramatic 😯
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11 months ago
They be in Chicago, Louisville and NY
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care for insurance, health and wellness is massive 🧨
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9 months ago
Occupation accidental insurance and its not that much 😯
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9 months ago
mental health care is available too 🙂
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Camppus recruitment is underrated, it helps get the job faster
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11 months ago
That is easy to say when you have the opportunity
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11 months ago
I applied online and that has been the way for me, had no campus recruitment during my time 😣
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they very tacky with their interview questions 😛
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11 months ago
Your comments are scaring me, my interview is tomorrow 😭
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11 months ago
genius to ask brilliant questions 🥱
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We were featured as one of the great places to work in 2022
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11 months ago
Not a big deal at all 😦
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11 months ago
NOT USEFUL at all 😽
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I saw a Debt Advisory specialist opening in NY 😯
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10 months ago
Applied for Institutional Equity Sales in NY too
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10 months ago
Let's pray you get the job 🥵
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