Jefferies & Company
3.2 of 5 85 reviews
www.jefferies.com New York, NY 1000 to 5000 Employees

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fair, conservative, no growth

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
New York, NY

I worked at Jefferies & Company full-time for more than 8 years

Prosconservative, sails through tough times

ConsB leage, too conservative, cheap

Advice to Senior Managementmake the changes to become a major leage player

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Very uneven compensation in the S&T businesses

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Jefferies & Company


Pros: + Huge opportunities to advance quickly if you are good +… Cons: + Clubby, old boys atmosphere + Compensation is wildly uneven and totally opaque; doesn't often seem to be correlated with performance +… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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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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