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Great place to work, if you can handle long hours

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

ProsTeam oriented work environment
Guided career development
Meritocracy
Lots of locations for mobility across the global
Diverse workforce
Professional work environment

ConsLong work hours with little incentive to stay late
Secrecy around compensation
Unbalanced in the mid range ( i.e. your position really helps progression)
Structured in early career is difficult to progress fast

Advice to Senior ManagementDon't make employees feel like 50+ hours is required in order to be a team player

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    Everyone works hard because they want to.

    Administrative Assistant (Former Employee) New York, NY

    I worked at Goldman Sachs as a contractor for more than 5 years

    Pros: Professional and friendly atmosphere. Everyone knows how to manage their… Cons: No downtime. Work during lunch. Advice to Senior Management: More time to spend with and listen to support staff. Not all management… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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    Best managed large company in the world, but not for everyone

    Vice President (Current Employee) New York, NY

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

    Pros: Competent, friendly people. Lots of talent. Cons: Ambiguous structure and promotion tracks, can be political. Big… Advice to Senior Management: Inject some more entrepreneurial DNA into the place. Offer more… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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