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Goldman Sachs Reviews

Updated 19 October, 2017
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  • continue to be mindful of work life balance (in 758 reviews)

  • Unnecessarily long hours based around team (in 888 reviews)

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  1. "Investment banking analyst review"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good pay, good experience, you get to work on real deals right away

    Cons

    Long hours, a lot of grunt work with unnecessary deadlines


  2. "dfdf"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    best company ever ! got return offer !!!!!!!!!

    Cons

    none. good pay! got into through accelreated


  3. "Securities Operations analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    Great team work environment
    Good supportive managers
    great place to learn

    Cons

    long hours and a lot of pressure to perform well


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  5. Helpful (1)

    "Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Analyst
    Former Employee - Analyst
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    good pay and career opportunity

    Cons

    employees can be a bit entitled


  6. "iBaning analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    the money
    the total compensation
    company culture is phenomenal

    Cons

    the long hours
    some VPs can be hard to work with
    no social life


  7. "Analyst/Associate"

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    Current Employee - Securities Analyst
    Current Employee - Securities Analyst
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Senior management approachable, great working environment, less politics !!

    Cons

    No work life balance, expect to work anywhere b/w 11-13 hrs a day.

    Advice to Management

    Pay workers more !!!


  8. "Associate"

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

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    Good pay, smart colleagues and elite status

    Cons

    Rough hours and intense environment

    Advice to Management

    Nothing to add, top employer in the world already


  9. "Sr Administrative Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Best company to work for and employees feel happy to work

    Cons

    Firm should be able to maintain dignity and integrity of the employees

    Advice to Management

    Good management ethics for employees and great place and environment to work. Flexibility for the employees to work from home and also provide good benefits.


  10. "GREAT"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great pay and great opportunities

    Cons

    Really long hours and can become really stressful, also say goodbye to your social life

    Advice to Management

    Spread the workload out more evenly


  11. Helpful (1)

    "Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    High pay and smart people

    Cons

    High hours and no social life


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