Lehman Brothers

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Was a great place to work

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Former Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
Former Employee - Vice President in New York, NY

I worked at Lehman Brothers full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

Lehman had a challenging, albeit cut throat, dog-eat-dog environment. It had great expense reimbursement, held costs down while allowing you to travel like a king.

Cons

Well, it went down the tubes due to stupid real estate investments and pretty much took the whole US economy with it. So that's how Lehman will be remembered, instead of as the American Economic Engine that is was for 158 years...

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Too late now for advice.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook

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    My brief stint at Lehman Brother

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    Former Employee - Operations Analyst in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Operations Analyst in New York, NY

    I worked at Lehman Brothers full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    I was in the Operations Analyst program for the full 2 years and it was a great program. We were given books and classes about various financial topics, there were always networking events, and there was a solid structure for moving into a management role after the program was finished.

    Cons

    Some of the program was disorganized, but that's it.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
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    Stressful

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    Former Employee - Analyst in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Analyst in New York, NY

    I worked at Lehman Brothers full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    It was good while the good times rolled in.

    Cons

    Lots of layoffs, lots of stress. Bad management. Lost 401k.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
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