Goldman Sachs Reviews

Updated 12 Jul 2020

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4.0
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Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO David M. Solomon (no image)
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432 Ratings
Pros
  • "Work with smart people, a lot of training opportunities(in 639 reviews)

  • "The company culture is amazing, very supportive work environment(in 263 reviews)

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  1. "Goldman Sachs"

    5.0
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    • 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
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    • 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. "High Efficient company"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Quantitative Associate in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good place for beginners to grow and learn what financial markets really works.

    Cons

    Sometimes political and people business is not avoided.

  5. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Tax Associate in Jersey City, NJ

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

    Pros

    Always been a meritocracy in my eyes.

    Cons

    Long hours can be taxing

  6. "Working"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Data Analyst in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    Good environment to be working in.

    Cons

    The competitive environment and stressful is not as desirable

  7. "prestigious firm"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Analyst in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    -highly motivated environment -very smart yet kind coworkers -comparatively higher salary -strong impression on your resume

    Cons

    -have to stay strong and proactive all the time too soft or passive person cannot survive there

  8. "not for everyone"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate in Singapore
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    very smart and hardworking colleagues

    Cons

    rough hours, tough culture, impossible to please

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  9. "An amazing company to work for. Cares about its employees."

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    Strong Work Ethic Talented peers Good projects available Higher compensation than industry standard

    Cons

    Need to climb the corporate ladder to have some control. Longer working hours in some teams.

  10. "Good place to work"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Vice President - Technology 
    Recommends

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    Goldman Sachs has very good framework for flexible work benefits. Also the work is quite challenging and it helps you network with colleagues all across the globe

    Cons

    Some times gets too stressful at work.

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