Goldman Sachs Reviews

Updated Jun 15, 2021

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4.0
76%
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Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO David M. Solomon
David M. Solomon
1,309 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)

  • Cons
  • "Long working hours on most days(in 592 reviews)

  • "Highly competitive, no work life balance(in 208 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Good experience

      Apr 12, 2021 - Associate 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The competitive environment and good salary

      Cons

      Long work hours and work load

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good overall

      Jun 5, 2021 - Intern 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice culture and good people overall

      Cons

      Cut throat though so veru competitive

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Positive Experience

      May 10, 2021 - Associate in Calgary, AB
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Lots of learning and money

      Cons

      Lots of hours, VERY political. If you're in a satellite office this can be good or bad - good b/c you don't have deal with the NYC nightmare, but you also aren't next to the people determining how much you get paid.

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    4. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Terrible Hours, Good Pay

      May 21, 2021 - Goldman Sachs Analyst in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great pay at Goldman Sachs, but the hours are terrible

      Cons

      Terrible working hours and poor culture

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good Company

      Apr 1, 2021 - Project Manager in Victoria, BC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      -challenging work -People are nice -Who needs sleep

      Cons

      -Coffee maker needs repair -Office could be corner

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee

      great

      Mar 25, 2021 - Cashier 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      they had very excellent management

      Cons

      they were sometimes a little behind schedule

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Good Experience

      Mar 1, 2021 - Investment Banking Analyst 
      Recommend
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      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

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Banks and stuff

      Feb 17, 2021 - Economist in Montreal, QC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice work environment and stuff

      Cons

      Sometimes can be hard for sure.

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    9. 3.0
      Current Employee

      stressful but good company

      Mar 23, 2021 - Private Wealth Management 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good people, quality work, big company

      Cons

      bad work life balance, can be daunting, not diverse

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Intern

      Jan 18, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great culture with diversity and collaboration

      Cons

      Work work work work work work

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