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Overall Solid Experience

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Investment Banking Analyst in San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Investment Banking Analyst in San Francisco, CA

I have been working at Jefferies & Company

Recommends
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

Many strong Managing Directors in San Francisco Great corporate level leadership Thriving Investment Banking business Solid deal flow in San Francisco

Cons

Some weak middle managers (Associates, VPs, etc.) Lack of resources due to smaller, regional office Some deal flow gets kicked over to NY office

Advice to Management

Focus on mentoring and retaining smart Analysts and Associates More emphasis on live deal work and technical financial modeling Help analysts keep eye on the "bigger picture"

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Certain Departments Need Mgmt. Overhaul

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Vice President in New York, NY

    I worked at Jefferies & Company

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    An essentially flat file management structure. Typical of the industry trends in compensation, the majority of bonuses are paid in stock. The upside is that stock has performed relatively well.

    Cons

    Can be difficult at times to navigate conflicting interests of various divisions and individuals.

    Advice to Management

    Need to find a head of equity research that has actual equity research experience and competence, so that needs of clients and analysts are met and a first class product can be produced.


  2. Helpful (1)

    Lack of Career Progress

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Associate in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Research Associate in New York, NY

    I have been working at Jefferies & Company

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Emerging trading firm on global basis

    Cons

    No support and no value for career progress in company

    Advice to Management

    Need to make adjustments quickly if longevity of your employees is of value to the firm. Significant disappointment among many.


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