Bloomberg L.P. Reviews

Updated August 27, 2014
Updated August 27, 2014
1,180 Reviews

3.4
1,180 Reviews
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Bloomberg L.P. President and CEO Dan Doctoroff
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • When free food is the bigger pro you can think of, there isn't much to like about (in 157 reviews)

  • great work life balance - like being in school though (in at 8 on the dot and out at 6) (in 52 reviews)


Cons
  • Poor work-life balance; Peter Principle in effect company-wide; generally chaotic (in 31 reviews)

  • Mandatory, long hours for busy work (8a - 6p); lots of posturing (in 71 reviews)

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great company

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Financial Software Developer
    Current Employee - Financial Software Developer

    I have been working at Bloomberg L.P. full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good work environment; Sustainability focus; fosters knowledge

    Cons

    less opportunities in remote offices but that is normal

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    R &D

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Bloomberg L.P.

    Pros

    Great working environment and work culture

    Cons

    The biggest con is long working hours

  3.  

    Great place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Enterprise  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - Enterprise in New York, NY

    I have been working at Bloomberg L.P. full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Highly dynamic
    Very open culture.
    Less bureaucracy
    Talent and good ideas are always promoted
    Takes very good care of the employees

    Cons

    Need to be able to sell yourself properly to get any recognition

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management needs to honestly think about providing proper career path to the individuals.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Great company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer

    I have been working at Bloomberg L.P. full-time

    Pros

    Great company. Changed a lot in the recent years. WFH policies changed.

    Cons

    Not I am aware of. Not I am aware of.

  6.  

    very nice company to work for

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I have been working at Bloomberg L.P. full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    great people. free food, company paid health insurance

    Cons

    a lot of learning of the tools in the beginning

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Earned great experience and knowledge as an intern that only helps me in all other jobs / interviews

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Bloomberg L.P.

    Pros

    environment, people, work-life balance, great experience

    Cons

    Very big company so there is a lot of little useless middle jobs that could be done away with

  8.  

    Bloomberg News LP

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technical Director  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - Technical Director in New York, NY

    I have been working at Bloomberg L.P. full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great management, greta staff, great company.

    Cons

    No Cons, I had to leave bc of relocation. This is a great company to work for.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep doing what your doing.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Great benefits and perks. Evolving Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Bloomberg L.P.

    Pros

    Always reinventing itself and high energy work environment

    Cons

    Growing workforce is making management more hierarchal

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    SAP Analyst

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Bloomberg L.P.

    Pros

    great benefits, transparent work culture, amazing food, great benefits, transparent work culture, amazing food, great benefits, transparent work culture, amazing food

    Cons

    career growth is not easy, work load pressure, career growth is not easy, work load pressure, career growth is not easy, work load pressure

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Good company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Bloomberg L.P. full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great team, relaxed atmosphere, but be prepared to work hard, good company culture, free snacks, summer picnic, bonus, great benefits. In general Bloomberg take care of their employees.

    Cons

    Old technology, design philosophy is very outdated, salary below market rates.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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