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Bloomberg L.P. Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated Mar 29, 2020

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Bloomberg L.P. Founder Michael R. Bloomberg
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  • "long hours, work can be very intense but then thats why the firm remains highly competitive(in 192 reviews)

  • "work life balance needed to be improved(in 115 reviews)

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  1. "Decent first job, but don't stop looking."

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    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Bloomberg L.P.

    Pros

    - Get to know the terminal. - Free food/drinks

    Cons

    - Rampant favoritism - Long hours - Toxic vindictive culture, failure of lower managers to accept any responsibility

    Bloomberg L.P.2014-12-02
  2. "Great Employer"

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    Former Employee - Writer/Producer in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Bloomberg L.P. full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Health benefits Paid Time off Company Picnic

    Cons

    Long Hours Lots of Bureaucrats Lots of Sycophants

    Bloomberg L.P.2020-03-29
  3. "Verry Good comapny to work for"

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    Current Employee - Global Data Analyst in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Bloomberg L.P. full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Many perks, good salary, great people

    Cons

    Lack of career direction/structure, some repetitive work, long hours

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    Bloomberg L.P.2020-03-26
  4. "great place to start off career in journalism"

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    Former Employee - Reporter in Seoul
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bloomberg L.P. full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    better compensation, free food, smart colleagues

    Cons

    long hours, work can be very intense but then thats why the firm remains highly competitive

    Bloomberg L.P.2020-03-25
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    Current Employee - Reporter in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Bloomberg L.P. full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Reliable employment, decent benefits.

    Cons

    Management, ageism, entrenched hierarchy, constant competition, toxic atmosphere, long hours.

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    Bloomberg L.P.2020-03-28
  6. "Really great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Recruiter in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bloomberg L.P. full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Smart people, Philanthropy work

    Cons

    Long hours and very process driven

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    Bloomberg L.P.2020-02-13
  7. "Great company to start your career"

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    Former Employee - Analytics in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Bloomberg L.P. full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great training Nice work atmosphere Great colleague

    Cons

    Long hours, not good work-life balance Low Bonus Micro management

    Bloomberg L.P.2019-11-26
  8. "Producer Role"

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    Current Employee - Producer in New York, NY

    I have been working at Bloomberg L.P. full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    It has good benefits and is a dynamic environment to work in

    Cons

    They can have long hours.

    Bloomberg L.P.2019-11-19
  9. "Great workplace and colleagues"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in London, England
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bloomberg L.P. full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Growth opportunities, learning is encouraged and there are a lot of courses available Amazing office and people to work with Volunteering opportunities

    Cons

    Long hours, staff turn over seems a bit high

    Bloomberg L.P.2019-10-30
  10. "Reporter"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Bloomberg L.P. full-time

    Pros

    Great people, excellent work culture

    Cons

    Long hours, can be ultra competitive

    Bloomberg L.P.2019-10-19
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