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Good Place to Work

Operations Loan Analyst (Former Employee) Boston, MA

Pros-Friendly and open environment
-Great people
-Relaxed atmosphere
-Good communication, feedback and evaluation

Cons-Difficult to advance and transfer between departments
-Work can be monotonous
-Sometimes there is a lot of work and at times you can spend weeks checking your facebook account
-Lack of interest in employee training

Advice to Senior ManagementOverall, I think the top management was doing a good job. I wish there were more opportunities to learn and acquire new skills.

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    Old Boys Club

    Analyst (Former Employee) Boston, MA

    I worked at NewStar Financial


    Pros: Great Modeling Experience Associates are good mentors and support Middle Management supportive… Cons: Senior Management lacks talent to excel Old boys club atmosphere perpetuates poor behavior and minimal advancement opportunities for… Advice to Senior Management: Provide more feedback to employees Provide more career advancement and training… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Associate

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    I worked at NewStar Financial


    Pros: Opportunity to see deal flow and gain similar skill sets of… Cons: Lack of clear communication from management. It can be a bit of a sweat shop… Advice to Senior Management: If you plan to branch out to ancillary cities, be sure to equip those locations with an analyst or two.… More
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