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Updated Dec 6, 2019

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  1. "Analyst"

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    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs

    Pros

    Great company, very smart people

    Cons

    At times you feel like a cog in the wheel and that you aren’t important

    Goldman Sachs2018-05-18
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    "Analyst"

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    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs

    Pros

    High pay and smart people

    Cons

    High hours and no social life

    Goldman Sachs2015-09-07
  3. "Quant Strategiest at Goldman Sachs"

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    Current Employee - Strategist in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good salary and smart people

    Cons

    Programming language Slang is terrible

    Goldman Sachs2019-11-28
  4. "Best place to work in finance"

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    Former Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Smart people and tons to learn

    Cons

    Long hours, political environment to nagivate

    Advice to Management

    Keep looking for the next opportunity

    Goldman Sachs2019-11-26
  5. "Neutral outlook, great opportunities but culture could be improved"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    A challenging place to work, smart people and ample opportunities

    Cons

    Little transparency and no upward feedback. Very stressful environment

    Goldman Sachs2019-11-15
  6. "Expect long hours"

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    Former Employee - Analyst in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Hard-working and smart people, opens a lot of future opportunities in all sectors

    Cons

    Not necessarily the most creative people, very long hours, robotic work at junior levels, few opportunities to step up

    Goldman Sachs2019-11-28
  7. "Very . good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    excellent place to work high paced smart people very transparent

    Cons

    high paced environment so not everyone may like it

    Goldman Sachs2019-11-12
  8. "Executive Director Sales & Trading"

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    Current Employee - Executive Director in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    _ Smart people _ Decent hours _ Amazing brand

    Cons

    _ Cut Throat Culture _ Declining industry

    Goldman Sachs2019-11-05
  9. "Tough Culture"

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    Former Employee - Associate 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Really smart people - hardworking.

    Cons

    Very competitive atmosphere contributes to negative culture.

    Goldman Sachs2019-12-06
  10. "Goldman Sachs review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    Smart people to work with

    Cons

    Long working hours on most days

    Goldman Sachs2019-10-30
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