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good place to work

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Operations Analyst  in  London, England (UK)
Current Employee - Operations Analyst in London, England (UK)

I have been working at BlackRock full-time for more than a year

Pros

prestige, corporate benefits, mobility, good team and work atmosphere, good starting salary and great place to learn + good training provided

Cons

too big corporation, decision making not local, office politics takes too long and effort, specialised job profile, deadlines and stress

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Other Reviews for BlackRock

  1.  

    Probably the best place to work in the asset management industry

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director
    Current Employee - Director

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

    Pros

    enormous breadth and depth of products, solutions, clients, locations, smart people, plus a quite impressive bench of senior leaders. strong brand and culture, strong sense of pride to work for this firm.

    Cons

    very complex organisation which primarily grew through acquisitions over the past years. very fast pace. compensation and promotion criteria fairly intransparent. sometimes too much talk, and not enough action/exectuion

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    be serious about decentralisation and empowering people outside HQ

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Blackrock

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at BlackRock

    Pros

    good team in London good team spirit

    Cons

    compensation not great management not great

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