Lehman Brothers

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Lehman Brothers

Pros

At one point an AMAZING brand...now just a memory of what could/should have been. Such a shame that so many are out of work

Cons

We went bankrupt....is there any more to say??? Leaders lead us to a hole in the ground and made the Firm a disgrace

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Managers need to have open eyes at all times and be aware of what people are trying to tell them...

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    Unchallenging and mildly pleasant place to work.

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

    I worked at Lehman Brothers

    Pros

    Lots of food around the office. Fast elevators to whisk you in and out. Some great people around to work with.

    Cons

    Aside from working at the flashpoint of the subprime financial meltdown, it's the incredibly political, aggressive environment. It's the kind of job you don't really need to think about.

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    Give something back.

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    Great rep, poor environment

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

    I worked at Lehman Brothers

    Pros

    People loved the green culture at Lehman Brothers, pay was good and firm had a great reputation which lead to opportunities

    Cons

    Senior management was mostly incompetent as is now obvious. working there was highly hierarchical in nature, lack of respect for junior employees

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Well first off, i wouldn't invest so heavily in structured credit products that you do not understand. second maybe you should have taken the buyout at a fair price before the bankruptcy

    Doesn't Recommend
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