Bloomberg L.P. Reviews in Skillman, NJ

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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

    Former Employee - Data Analyst  in  Skillman, NJ
    Former Employee - Data Analyst in Skillman, NJ

    I worked at Bloomberg L.P. full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    You are working for an industry leader that makes a superior product that sits on the most important desks in the world. Along with the prestige is the fact that you are treated extremely well with perks that you would never receive elsewhere.

    Cons

    With high rewards comes high expectations. Market response is very high, product expectations are demanding, and there is very little room for error.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Develop a better employee growth program. There was none at all while I was there.

  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Temps will forever be temps....most of the time

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    Former Employee - Junior Financial Analyst  in  Skillman, NJ
    Former Employee - Junior Financial Analyst in Skillman, NJ

    I worked at Bloomberg L.P. as a contractor for more than a year

    Pros

    Experience with the Bloomberg Terminal and Free food.
    Great co-workers.

    Cons

    Hard to be noticed. Contract assignment very rarely turns into a full-time position.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Show some appreciation to temp workers and take the time to share your knowledge and expertise.

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  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    It was a great place to work, everyone is really educated and polite, great workplace culture.

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    Current Employee - Research Data Analyst  in  Skillman, NJ
    Current Employee - Research Data Analyst in Skillman, NJ

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

    Pros

    great cuture, mutual respect, really smart people.

    Cons

    I have no complaint, it was a great to work.

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    none

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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Challenging, rewarding, exciting , honorable , satisfyeng . If I were to build company it would be like this

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Developer  in  Skillman, NJ
    Current Employee - Senior Software Developer in Skillman, NJ

    I have been working at Bloomberg L.P. full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    As I mentioned above , its great to work with bloomberg because it has unbelivable transperency , the sales done by company is visible to all. No sprecial siting arrangement for bosses. No closed cubicles. Great accountability , every work item is ticketed and resposibilites are clear. Its financially stable so only your performanc e matters. Good Pay and ability to contribute in new product conceptualization and developement .

    Cons

    Some things can be bit bothering , too much of buisness focus so new ideas are strictly evaluated for ROI , may loose forest for tree.

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    Dont change a bit..

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    For a Temp Job this ones pretty good.

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    Current Employee - Junior Financial Analyst  in  Skillman, NJ
    Current Employee - Junior Financial Analyst in Skillman, NJ

    I have been working at Bloomberg L.P. as a contractor for less than a year

    Pros

    There are a lot of projects that we get to work on, which gives you a lot of experience in the industry.

    Cons

    Some of the work is very repetitive and you will feel like you turn your brain off when you sit down in the morning.

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