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Updated 21 February, 2018
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Credit Suisse CEO Tidjane Thiam
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Pros
  • It provides good work life balance (in 448 reviews)

  • Great place to work with many internal mobility options (in 172 reviews)

Cons
  • Work life balance is not the best for some roles (in 153 reviews)

  • Long hours, compensation is lower than other banks (in 170 reviews)

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  1. "Teaching Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Ontario in Guelph, ON
    Current Employee - Ontario in Guelph, ON
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Credit Suisse part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great Transportation, Awesome faculty , Caring enviroment

    Cons

    Too less grad students, Too less grad courses

    Advice to Management

    Attract more grad students


  2. "Culture sucks"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Credit Suisse full-time

    Pros

    decent pay, some good people

    Cons

    culture sucks ceo doesn't know what he's doing


  3. "Poor management, great career launching pad"

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    Current Employee - Investment Banking Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Investment Banking Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Credit Suisse full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    -Exposure to wide variety of products and industries
    -Fast-paced, results-oriented environment
    -Global brand name / resources

    Cons

    -Not enough focus on training managers to lead
    -Facetime culture


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  5. "Investment banking analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Credit Suisse part-time

    Pros

    Good compensation, career development, corporate culture, deal flow.

    Cons

    Demanding hours takes a lot of commitment.


  6. "senior finaicial analyst"

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    Current Employee - Senior Finaicial Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Senior Finaicial Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Credit Suisse full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    very good place to work, with work / life balance is somthing they look at as an important

    Cons

    as the company has a small presence here in canada, there is not much growth room within the company. although you can always work for other offices, there is a bigger operation in the US

    Advice to Management

    favoritism is not sexy!!!


  7. "I only worked for CS for a few months after they bought out and then merged with the company I worked for."

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    Former Employee - Sales Division
    Former Employee - Sales Division
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Credit Suisse full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Large International Company
    Ability to move across different locations via internal job positings

    Cons

    Did not seem to really care about the new employeees

    Advice to Management

    Employees are an asset. This is not always evident in your HR protocols.


  8. "Cross-Divisional Part-Time Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Credit Suisse part-time

    Pros

    Cross-divisional internship
    Flexible enough to combine with studies

    Cons

    Experience could be richer
    Responsibilities given to Interns could be higher


  9. "good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Credit Suisse full-time

    Pros

    good culture, work life balance

    Cons

    less growth opportunities, less challenges

    Advice to Management

    employee morale


  10. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Managing Director
    Current Employee - Managing Director
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Credit Suisse full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Lots of opportunity and challenging work

    Cons

    Juggling a challenging career with work life balance is hard


  11. "Good Work life Balance, Great opportunities"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru (India)

    I have been working at Credit Suisse (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good Work life Balance, Great opportunities

    Cons

    nothing specific, been great so far


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