Jefferies & Company
3.2 of 5 95 reviews
www.jefferies.com New York, NY 1000 to 5000 Employees

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81% Approve of the CEO

Jefferies & Company Chairman and CEO, Jefferies Group and Jefferies & Company Richard B. Handler

Richard B. Handler

(64 ratings)

55% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Great envirenment with self driven individuals and great leadership.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat work culture and excellent benefits and programs for employees and their families. Opportunities to grow in house and vertical mobility.

    ConsFinancial Services Industry is going through a lot of stress with the excessive amount of regulations. Pressure to perform is high and turn around times are long.

    Advice to Senior ManagementIncrease entreprenaurship culture. Continue to increase focus on technology grow and simplification of processes. Try to foment cross sale between Investment banking and other areas.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Investment Banking Associate (Former Employee)
    New York, NY

    ProsSmall, entrepreneurial environment that allows analysts and associates to take on a lot of responsibility relative to larger banks

    Conssmall deal sizes, limited lending capabilities

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good Experience for an intern

    Intern (Former Employee)
    New York, NY

    ProsGood environment, and helpful mentor

    ConsNo payment for part-time intern

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Vice President (Former Employee)
    New York, NY

    Prosexcellent place to work. great people. results focused. great culture. Compensation is at market or above.

    Consfocused on profit generation so probably better come in here at more senior level - not super focused on training resources.

    Advice to Senior Managementkeep on doing what you have been doing

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    VP-IT (Former Employee)
    New York, NY

    Prosit is still a small company

    Consit is getting big company politics

    Advice to Senior Managementstart a track for advancement of techies who don't want to get into management

    – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Associate

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsSmall team, ability to make an impact

    ConsMore work than other banks

    Advice to Senior ManagementPay more

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    Rigorous, but learned a great deal

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    Pros- Smaller firm, work directly with MDs
    - High responsibility

    Cons- Long hours (60-100/week)
    - Stringent management and demanding teamwork

    Advice to Senior ManagementReviews on a more frequent basis

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    First class place to work.

    Analyst (Former Employee)
    New York, NY

    ProsExposure to senior staff and chance to see real deal transactions.

    ConsVery long hours ... but this is I-banking life right.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the good work. I had great managers.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    strong entrepreneurial culture, good management

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    Prospay, culture, people work hard

    Consnothing bad to say here

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Equity Research Associate (Former Employee)
    New York, NY

    ProsGood pay, good people, but very intense

    Consintense, little support, not good work life balance

    Advice to Senior Managementnothing really

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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