Jefferies & Company

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Great company. Amazing culture. Quickly rising to the top

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Current Employee - Investment Banking Analyst  in  Los Angeles, CA (US)
Current Employee - Investment Banking Analyst in Los Angeles, CA (US)

Pros

Junior level employees given lots of challenging and meaningful work. Great exit opportunities. Excellent opportunity to work with intelligent and driven people.

Cons

Long hours as an analyst, but doable. Limited deal opportunities due to smaller balance sheet, but that is changing quickly fortunately.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Equity research - Glad I got out when I did

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    Former Employee - Equity Research Associate  in  Boston, MA (US)
    Former Employee - Equity Research Associate in Boston, MA (US)

    Pros

    -Serves as a good "boot camp" for people new to sell side
    -You will appreciate all future jobs much more
    -You learn the "red flags" of a work environment
    -Decent resume-builder

    Cons

    -Unending hours, not great pay under senior level
    -Absolutely no regard whatsoever for employees as human beings. Actually not exaggerating.
    -Zero, and I mean zero, HR supervision. Picture 1960's.
    -All the negatives of unvestment banking lifestyle but not the pay

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Care a little more about the people who are helping you make your money, even if it's just a "cost of doing business" like research. Or don't , but be honest about it.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
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    A good place if you fit the culture

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    Former Employee - Investment Banking Analyst  in  New York, NY (US)
    Former Employee - Investment Banking Analyst in New York, NY (US)

    Pros

    supportive and nice co-workers
    the firm is growing and there might be future opportunities
    culture is good, maybe better than bulge bracket

    Cons

    not very structured in staffing
    people are from different firms and still needs time to establish its own culture

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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