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Doesn't matter

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

I worked at Bear Stearns

Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

comp, exciting work, middle of financial industry's darkest moments Some senior management better than others, good, smart people to work with

Cons

It went out of business, threatening to bring the whole financial industry down with it. Some senior management was abusive.

Advice to Management

Next time, cut off the pipeline, sell high, have political connections (a la Goldman Sachs) and don't allow your fund investors to make margin calls.

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  1. Interns treated with disrespect

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cleveland, OH
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cleveland, OH

    I worked at Bear Stearns

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    No micro-managing. It looks good on a resume. You can get a little training on their Bloomberg terminal if you want.

    Cons

    The MD's didn't care about anyone but themselves. It was hard to come in every day and greet people who didn't care about your work

    Advice to Management

    I would ask that they try a little harder to provide a position experience for those who choose to spend their time there.


  2. No longer exists, what else can be said?

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    Current Employee - Consultant
    Current Employee - Consultant

    I have been working at Bear Stearns

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Very hands off. Allowed you to work independantly and treated you as an asset. Had a good corporate culture there.

    Cons

    Other than the fact it went bankrupt? It seemed to be the lesser of it's peers. It was driven by one business and when that failed, it did too.

    Advice to Management

    Management should have diversified the business ventures to which it allocated capital. There also should have been a better recruitment program


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