Goldman Sachs Reviews

Updated 5 Mar 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. "Goldman Sachs"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs

    Pros

    Very nice and positive bank for learning and earning great money at the same time

    Cons

    Nothing much, maybe the work hours possibly

  2. "Analyst"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Experience and responsibility, close-knit team, access to senior mgmt of corporates, well respected by future employers

    Cons

    Long hours, some mundane aspects of work i.e. updating powerpoints


  3. "GS Ln"

    3.0
     
    Recommends

    I worked at Goldman Sachs for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Smart people and exciting projects

    Cons

    Comp is not reflective. Do more with less (and less comp)

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  4. "Good pay, lots of politics"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Executive Assistant in Oakland Park, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    Ok pay, diverse company, flexible schedule

    Cons

    Politics, difficult to transfer internally

  5. "Meh"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Salt Lake City, UT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Gravitas, Resume Builder, Decent Coworkers

    Cons

    The offices at 222 Main are like prisons. Boring and bland

  6. "Good company to start your career"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Strategist in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    Good Perks, Culcure for junior to grow, Good Mentorship, Good Working Environment

    Cons

    Benefit is not comparable to other banks

  7. "Great place to work at"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in New York, NY

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    Good, smart coworkers. Great Culture

    Cons

    Very team dependent, could have long hours

  8. "1/2/2017"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Portfolio Manager in New York, NY

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    very good place to start

    Cons

    slow in processing and releasing

  9. "Great company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Trader in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Comp is top on the street

    Cons

    Hours and limited upward mobility

  10. "Great Firm"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great People and a great culture

    Cons

    Nothing comes to mind at all

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