Goldman Sachs Reviews

Updated Mar 2, 2021

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Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO David M. Solomon
David M. Solomon
1,023 Ratings
Pros
  • "Very smart people enjoy working with them(in 719 reviews)

  • "It's so fun to work here because it has a great work environment(in 319 reviews)

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  1. "Good Experience"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Investment Banking Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    - Great brand name - Opportunity to work on leading IPO and M&A mandates

    Cons

    - Depending on your group, could have poor work life balance especially when deals are happening - Elite boutiques pay more

  2. "Banks and stuff"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Economist in Montreal, QC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Nice work environment and stuff

    Cons

    Sometimes can be hard for sure.


  3. "Intern"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    Great culture with diversity and collaboration

    Cons

    Work work work work work work

  4. "Long hours, tough work life balance"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Goldman Sachs Analyst in Toronto, ON

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    - very good learning experience - surrounded by smart people

    Cons

    - can be a little much at times

  5. "Investment Banking Analyst"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    Great job - cant say more

    Cons

    A lot of work hours to be put

  6. "Great Place"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Analyst 

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    Bright, motivated people. Lots of deal experience

    Cons

    Long hours, company doesn't truly care about employees

  7. "Good on the resume but terrible culture"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Investment Banking Analyst 

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    -Good on resume -World class deal exposure -Not as much client service as other spots

    Cons

    -Terrible work / life balance -Extremely hierarchical -Low senior exposure / senior input in general

  8. "Job was good. Demanding work load but great benefits."

    5.0
    Former Employee - Analyst 

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    good benefits, good company culture

    Cons

    work outside of working hours

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  9. "great"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Senior Analyst 

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    not much aside from the name

    Cons

    hours and people are quite rough

  10. "Tough but Rewarding"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Investment Banking Analyst 

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    Good exit ops, good brand

    Cons

    Work gets a bit boring

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