BlackRock

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

Pros

BlackRock has increasingly become one of those names on your CV that impresses people. The firm is well resourced and is increasingly likely to offer international opportunities.

Cons

The firm remained very centralised despite massive expansion and didn't feel like initiative was being encouraged or rewarded. Making sure your back was covered became an increasingly common strategy among senior managers.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Treat people like adults. Move on managing directors unwilling to take on that responsibility. Adopt a 360 review system to find out whether you are getting the real story from your next tier of managers.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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  1.  

    BlackRock has allowed me to gain knowledge about the financial industry.

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

    Pros

    I have been with BlackRock for six years. The benefits and the culture of the company are wonderful.

    Cons

    Due the the company being very large it is difficult to know the business as a whole.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take the time to open up to new employees. Treat their employees as adults.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    average work environment

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    big firm, organized analyst program, many networking events to meet people from other departments

    Cons

    many people are not satisfied with the work environment

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