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Great company, ONLY for those who work where the money is made - IT SHOULD BE CALLED WHITEROCK INSTEAD !

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Analyst in Princeton, NJ
Current Employee - Analyst in Princeton, NJ

I have been working at BlackRock full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

- focusing on becoming be the biggest of all, WAY TOO GREEDY
- Great salaries and bonus for the great top few.
- lots of opportunity for women
- well respect - good name in resume

Cons

- 99.99 % of employees are white, African Americans only at the administrated assistant levels.
- almost impossible to move within departments.
- Moving way too many jobs overseas.
if promoted, the compensation increment may a be liability, not worth it.
- it is a total SWEAT SHOP - not life balance at all.
rather bring new employees from the outside than promoting from within.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

PLEASE value employees at all levels, not just the few at the top. Do not focus only in making so much money, focus also in your best asset - your employees. The company has great talent inside being overlooked. Treat your employees better and hold management accountable for it.

Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Great company to work for. Very satisfied

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Vice President in New York, NY

    I have been working at BlackRock full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Culture of excellence keeps you challenged at all times; surrounded by very bright folks

    Cons

    work life balance can be lacking sometimes (depending on location and teams)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 5 people found this helpful  

    Limited opportunities, not competitive compensaton

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate in Wilmington, DE
    Current Employee - Associate in Wilmington, DE

    I have been working at BlackRock full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    looks good on the resume

    Cons

    weak management, lots of politics
    not easy to transit internally
    compensation is poor and the good work is not being appreciated
    most of the employees are treated like numbers

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    not just your client is import, your employees are also very important. If you don't make changes, lots of smart people will leave evantually.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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