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BlackRock Chairman and CEO Laurence D. Fink
Laurence D. Fink
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    Former Employee - Associate in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Associate in New York, NY

    I worked at BlackRock full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Competitive and challenging atmosphere. Good for learning.

    Cons

    Some long hours at certain times of year.

    Advice to Management

    A little too cut throat in treatment of employees.


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    Vice President Interview

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    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at BlackRock.

    Interview

    Apply through website, phone screen, and multiple interviews on various topics like Markets, Technical knowledge, and business knowledge. Also, tested how leadership and team work would be. There also have been bunch of questions on previous experiences.. Had to explain in detail the various projects done during different time periods.

    Interview Questions

    • They asked about Markets, Technical knowledge, and business knowledge. Also, tested how leadership and team work would be.   Answer Question

BlackRock Awards & Accolades

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100 Fastest Growing Companies , Fortune, 2009
America's Top Companies , Forbes, 2009
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Additional Info

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Website www.blackrock.com
Headquarters New York, NY
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 2006
Type Company - Public (BLK)
Industry Finance
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year
Competitors Legg Mason, State Street, UBS

Now this is the kind of coal you want in your stocking. BlackRock, with more than $3.5 trillion under management, is the world's largest money manager. The firm specializes in equity and fixed-income products, as well as alternative and multi-class instruments, which it invests in on behalf of institutional and retail investors worldwide; it does not engage in proprietary trading. Clients include pension plans, governments, insurance companies, mutual funds, endowments, foundations, and charities. BlackRock also provides risk management services through BlackRock ... More

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