Goldman Sachs

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Senior Analyst within GSAM

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Former Employee - Senior Analyst in New York, NY
Former Employee - Senior Analyst in New York, NY

I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time (more than a year)

Pros

- The people. Extremely smart and they motivate you to perform at your best.
- The prestige of the brand. Regardless of all the recent negative news about GS, employees / former employees are still proud to have worked at the firm.
- Great exit opportunities when you're ready to leave. Other employers highly respect the name

Cons

- Hi stress. No matter how hard your work, there's always the thought of, should I be working a little harder.
- Constant "do more" type of environment. You can get burned out after a while.
- Pay isn't as good as you might expect

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Very professional, but nothing is perfect either.

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    Former Employee - Computer Specialist in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Computer Specialist in New York, NY

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    I had worked at other financial companies such as Tiaa-Cref and Bankers Trust, but Goldman had the best climate. I had to interact with many upper management folks and never had a bad experience.
    I made the most money for what I did at Goldman. They pay very well and the bonuses were fantastic.

    Cons

    I did have a few horrible experiences with people from IT, where I worked. It appeared that integrity and professionalism was directly proportional to how much money you made.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Weed out the immature and irrational, don't promote them!

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

    Working with GS

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    Current Employee - Associate in Salt Lake City, UT
    Current Employee - Associate in Salt Lake City, UT

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Grooms one into a solid professional

    Cons

    Wide variation in compensation for people at the same level, people managers not chosen due to their ability to deal with or manage people

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire and groom better people managers

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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