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Goldman Sachs Reviews

Updated 18 Jul 2019

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David M. Solomon
135 Ratings
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  1. "Friendly management"

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    Former Employee - Senior Accountant in Dallas, TX
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Goldman was a good place to grow and foster strong relationships.

    Cons

    I had a great experience, but i did see some teams had a very demanding career path.

    Goldman Sachs2019-07-18
  2. "Fantastic culture of keeping people in the loop and supporting them to grow"

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    Former Employee - Managing Director in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    clear culture and principles dedicated managers

    Cons

    own experience can really depend on directly who you work for so spend time in interviews getting to know the hiring manager

    Goldman Sachs2019-07-17
  3. "Fantastic Company"

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    Current Employee - Managing Director Partner in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    A great, challenging work environment

    Cons

    Long hours (if that's a con)

    Advice to Management

    Nothing

    Goldman Sachs2019-07-17
  4. "Great experience"

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    Current Employee - Investment Banking Analyst in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    working with very smart and driven people

    Cons

    hierarchy, inefficiency at the middle tier

    Goldman Sachs2019-07-18
  5. "Fast paced, demanding job with long hours"

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    Current Employee - Senior Operations Manager in Salt Lake City, UT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Continuous changing environment that requires long hours but offers good opportunities to grow and learn. Very good diversity within the organization that creates a positive environment

    Cons

    Benefits package has decreased significantly over the past 7 years and will continue. Requires long hours and has bad impact on work life balance

    Goldman Sachs2019-07-17
  6. "Analyst"

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    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

    Goldman Sachs2019-07-18
  7. "about my work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    it's very exciting and i can meet different people

    Cons

    a little nervious and more short-time

    Goldman Sachs2019-07-16
  8. Helpful (2)

    "fair assessment"

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    Current Employee - Vice President 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    good work life flexibility and benefits offered

    Cons

    although they claim to be a meritocracy, tends to be more politics based

    Goldman Sachs2019-07-11
  9. "Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Analyst 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good hours Well paid Good outlook Fantastic food New building

    Cons

    Bad lifestyle A lot of alcohol to cope.

    Goldman Sachs2019-07-16
  10. "Overall"

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

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    Compensation , culture , exposure and Learning

    Cons

    GS global should focus on the Indian management.

    Goldman Sachs2019-07-15
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