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I worked at Soros Fund Management full-time (More than 3 years)Doesn't RecommendNeutral OutlookDisapproves of CEODoesn't RecommendNeutral OutlookDisapproves of CEO
Good benefits, very strong firm, fair compensation.
Poor leadership from Soros family, wasteful in many ways and no loyalty to long term valuable employees. Soros family does not provide any guidance for the firm preferring to hide behind hired guns who are there to grab some money and move on.
Advice to Management
Think long term, stop hiring inexperienced portfolio managers who think they are Warren Buffett. Keep an eye on expenses that are a waste of money yet cut salaries to keep people in the firm.
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- No OfferNegative ExperienceDifficult Interview
I applied through college or university. The process took 5 days – interviewed at Soros Fund Management.
Applied through campus recruiting portal, accepted for first round interview. Interviewed on campus with 2 employees. Interviewers were not very friendly and expected intimate knowledge of the private equity process from their own point of view. Interview lasted about 20 minutes only. Did not make it through the first round interviews into the final round.
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George Soros makes headlines, but not nearly as well as he makes money. His Soros Fund Management's generally successful hedge funds, including its flagship Quantum Fund, often invest according to macroeconomic trends. The company oversees some $25 billion, which it uses to buy large stakes in the energy, transportation, financial, retail, and other industries. It owns stakes in oil exploration firm Hess Corporation and Ford Motor Company. Other investments include containership owner Global Ship Lease, retail site Bluefly, and Lattice Semiconductor. In 2011 Soros Fund...