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nice first job.

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

I worked at D. E. Shaw & Co. - Investment Firm full-time for more than a year

Pros

good pay, smart and very nice people to work with, good learning experience.

Cons

not much sharing of knowledge. low mobility within teams. will be put into a certain area of focus at the beginning of your job and it is hard to move around.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

more communication.

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    Unique culture

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in New York, NY

    I have been working at D. E. Shaw & Co. - Investment Firm full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Crazy smart people. Very thoughtful and engaged management. Strong, consistent culture. This is the Google of Wall Street.

    Cons

    Doesn't pay as high as other firms. Slow to embrace change. Management can be a bit too hands-off.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Figure out how to encourage more innovation structurally. Currently, new ideas are too easily stifled.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Great place to work

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    Current Employee - Xyz
    Current Employee - Xyz

    I have been working at D. E. Shaw & Co. - Investment Firm full-time

    Pros

    Free food, good facilities, flexible working hours.

    Cons

    Growth plan for technologist is not clear.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus to reduce attrition of strong technical people.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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