Lehman Brothers

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Always worked with smart and driven people, every day was exciting

Senior Vice President (Former Employee) New York, NY (US)

ProsThe Firm only recruited the brightest people so you were always working with people that hallenged you. But is was also a very team oriented company so the balance was important of moving business forward.

ConsTowards the end there was morebegoninvolved by he senior management and that led to the rims downfall. They should have thought about employees who built the company and not there personal bank accounts.

Advice to Senior ManagementDon't let greed get in the way of doing the right thing, even if it is hard to do
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    Ambitious, entrepreneurial but not as well managed as the top investment banks

    Senior Vice President (Former Employee) New York, NY (US)

    I worked at Lehman Brothers full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: Was on the upswing, attracting talent with drive Cons: Risk control processes not well in place. Bankruptcy. No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    It was a great firm to work for

    Analyst (Former Employee) New York, NY (US)

    I worked at Lehman Brothers full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Management listened. Stuff got done. Bureaucracy was minimized. Cons: They levered up on real estate and went bankrupt. Advice to Senior Management: Don't bet the entire firm on the views of three… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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