Bridgewater Associates
3.0 of 5 109 reviews
www.bwater.com Westport, CT 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Very challenging personally, very frustrating professionally.

Architect (Former Employee)
Westport, CT

ProsSmart, ethical people, lots of amenities and great food. Encouraged to speak your mind.

ConsHuge group-think and controlling management. Personnel are diagnosed as to personal weaknesses and reduced to compliant servitude. Incredible staff turnover and poor technology enablement.

Advice to Senior ManagementLearn about the art of retaining and motivating employees.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    "Great place if you like cults. BW serve's kool-aid to those who want it, and remove those who don't.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    I worked at Bridgewater Associates


    Pros: Good pay. Nice cafe. Lots of food. Cons: Drink the kool-aid and you'll stay employed longer. Don't drink the kool-aid and the hyenas will devour you. Also… Advice to Senior Management: I would say fire the entire IT department and start over but… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Challenging and rewarding

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
    Westport, CT

    I worked at Bridgewater Associates full-time for more than a year


    Pros: 1) It's the one place where focusing and understanding your weakness… Cons: 1) Some of those really smart people are really smart at gaming the system 2) The principles seem to be applied similarly across functions… Advice to Senior Management: 1) See the badness: The MC and senior managers could helicopter down… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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