Jefferies & Company

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Very uneven compensation in the S&T businesses

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

Pros+ Huge opportunities to advance quickly if you are good
+ Growing, improving product

Cons+ Clubby, old boys atmosphere
+ Compensation is wildly uneven and totally opaque; doesn't often seem to be correlated with performance
+ Management doesn't communicate with employees leading to an environment of suspicion and gossip
+ Limited investment in technology hampers growth of firm

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Does not value junior bankers, quickly growing company with opportunity to make impact

    Investment Banking Analyst (Former Employee) New York, NY

    I worked at Jefferies & Company full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: Some deal teams are lean and you get a lot of responsibility and interaction with senior bankers and clients as an analyst. More opportunities… Cons: During the downturn, they laid off junior bankers first and then made aggressive strategic senior hires. They claim that analyst bonuses were on par… Advice to Senior Management: Jefferies has a bad reputation for its treatment of junior bankers. My… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Investment Banking Associate (Former Employee) New York Mills, NY

    I worked at Jefferies & Company full-time for more than a year


    Pros: overall decent people. some have a chip on shoulder bc… Cons: work on smaller deals that take up just as much time as… Advice to Senior Management: handler is good. treat juniors as part of the… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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