Lehman Brothers Reviews

Updated February 2, 2015
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  1. Alvarez and Marsal didn't want the advice of the former Lehman employees

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Managing Director
    Former Employee - Managing Director

    I worked at Lehman Brothers

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    There was plenty of opportunity to take on a lot of responsibility and learn.

    Cons

    Alvarez and Marsal management is not knowledgable in the finance industry.

    Advice to Management

    Consider the creditors as well as the P & L

  2. tough but learned lots

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Lehman Brothers

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    everything is possible; world is your oyster

    Cons

    tough colleagues and stressful environment

  3. Used to be great. Now not so much

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

    I have been working at Lehman Brothers

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Salaries are above market for most positions.

    Cons

    Pretty much a dead end job. Company winding down and staff being let go.

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  5. Great place to work.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Assistant Vice President in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Assistant Vice President in New York, NY

    I worked at Lehman Brothers full-time (More than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    No egos and knowledgeable people.

    Cons

    Long hours and low comp.

    Advice to Management

    Fairly compensate employees for their effort.

  6. Gone soon after I joined!

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Associate in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Associate in London, England (UK)

    I worked at Lehman Brothers full-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    - surrounded by high achievers and top quality professionals
    - Great experience for someone starting career in finance

    Cons

    - Aggressive environment
    - Firm could not last long enough for me to spend more time!

  7. Great while lasted

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Analyst in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Analyst in New York, NY

    I worked at Lehman Brothers full-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Reputation was good until... you know

    Cons

    Hours were not the best

    Advice to Management

    Stay in business

  8. Working at Lehman

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Lehman Brothers

    Pros

    Money, Location, Culture, People, Hours

    Cons

    Bankrupt, Hours, Culture, CEO, Executive Management

  9. Excellent working for LB, equal employer

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Mumbai (India)

    I worked at Lehman Brothers full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent culture
    Work Life balance
    Open door policy
    Bonuses
    Benefits

    Cons

    No Cons it was a great company to work and helps in career development

    Advice to Management

    Emphasize on increasing productivity and efficiency by applying industry cost cutting measures

  10. Lehman Internship

    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I worked at Lehman Brothers as an intern

    Pros

    This company no longer exists.

    Cons

    Unfortunately, this company no longer exists.

  11. Lehamn review

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

    I worked at Lehman Brothers

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    great people to work for at Lehman

    Cons

    bad management system at Lehman

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