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BlackRock is a great place to work

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

I have been working at BlackRock

Pros

compensation is decent, and people are really nice-- no one will yell at you

Cons

the career progression is unclear- you do too many handy work and lose the big pic

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Mid-level managers need some help and training

Recommends
Approves of CEO

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  1. 4 people found this helpful  

    Pays decent, work a lot, not fun.

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    Current Employee - Client Reporting Analyst in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Client Reporting Analyst in Seattle, WA

    I have been working at BlackRock

    Pros

    Nice office. Smart people. Respectable company.

    Cons

    A lot of hours. Fake people. Some middle managers are incompetent.

    No opinion of CEO
  2. 3 people found this helpful  

    My experience deals with a very difficult merge to BGI and with interfering non-business personal views of management.

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    Former Employee - Quantitative Analyst in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Quantitative Analyst in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at BlackRock

    Pros

    Potential growth both horizontally and vertically within the organization; learning opportunities of different levels of the portfolio management profession (i.e., technical skills, business skills, management skills...)

    Cons

    Compensation structure divides groups; political and religious personal views of life of managers affect daily work; some managers look only at a very short term objectives penalizing BlackRock and BGI integration by keeping into existence inefficient codes and systems.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    "One BlackRock" in "legacy BGI groups" in San Francisco is "one hundred black rocks". Some fixed income groups hide themselves behind barriers, which are the result of the historical complexity of codes and systems. They need a big change.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
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