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  • Senior Management
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Current Employee - Programmer Analyst
Current Employee - Programmer Analyst

I have been working at Lazard

Pros

-good benefits
-lots of flex time and time off
-There is work to be done
-Good name recognition to outside world

Cons

-Management is not trained in managing people
-Rude managers
-Will treat you like a slave in regards to getting work done
-Very little feedback on work completed

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Start valuing your employees. They are the heart and soul of your business. Also realize the importance of IT. Ensure that they have the opportunity to grow and advance their skillset.

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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    Prestigious M&A shop... but still investment banking end of the day

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Lazard

    Pros

    Very prestigious M&A shop with an ability to take on more responsibility as an analyst than most other Firms on the street. Having worked at more than one bulge bracket, I found the most rewarding and best learning experience at Lazard. The financial modeling experience is very high at Lazard and the breadth of projects worked on was good.

    Cons

    Leverage workforce more than other Firms = more hours, more work, more stress. As with most investment banks, the better an analyst you are, the more you will work because every manager wants you to do their work,

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    My advice to management is to keep the good training experience but try not to run kids into the ground

    Recommends
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  2. 3 people found this helpful  

    decent job

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)

    I have been working at Lazard

    Pros

    Wonderful people and great environment, people are respectful towards each other and the work done is very interesting and challenging.

    Cons

    Long hours in investment banking and not enough time off for vacations. I have to do 100+ weeks very often.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more considerate towards your employees so it will be better to the work environment and also hire more people

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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