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Bright people working hard and passionate

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Former Employee - Executive Assistant  in  New York, NY
Former Employee - Executive Assistant in New York, NY

I worked at Cowen Group

Pros

People are bright and work well together.

Cons

Certain managements' buyouts seemed to expensive to replace and they remained when they should have been booted long ago.

No opinion of CEO

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

    I worked at Cowen Group

    Pros

    They have a great work atmosphere. the people are great, and they are willing to help you if any problems occur

    Cons

    I did not have any downsides working there. Although they did not help me as much as I thought finding a full time position

    Recommends
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    Think Twice

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

    I worked at Cowen Group

    Pros

    Entrepreurial culture
    Excellent location - midtown NYC

    Cons

    Ineffective senior management - lack of strategy
    Lack of cooperation between industry groups
    Lots of dead wood until 2010 - senior guys with job security from long-time association with senior management
    Over-worked (and underpaid) junior staff

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to incentivize professionals to work together

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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