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It was satisfactory

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Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Tulsa, OK
Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Tulsa, OK

I worked at The Blackstone Group

Pros

Really good money. Nice people.

Cons

Bad hours and its hard to be promoted.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Be tougher on subordinates.

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  1. 1 person found this helpful

    A tough place to work in which you are rewarded well

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

    I have been working at The Blackstone Group

    Pros

    Entreprenurial Feel; Ability to create your own career path;

    Cons

    Difficult to effectively balance work and life

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't just grow for the sake of growing

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  2. 3 people found this helpful

    If you know the right people, its great. If not, hard work and effort mean nothing.

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    Current Employee - Finance in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Finance in New York, NY

    I have been working at The Blackstone Group

    Pros

    Smart people, good compensation, decent benefits. The firm likes and promotes a very edgy culture. They know how to make good deals and make money for the investors. The bankers are truly world class professionals. If you want to be in Private Equity or M & A, this is a great place for you.

    Cons

    Newish management in Finance has brought in a lot of people from a different firm who now run the place. People who were there before are being let go, overlooked for promotions, and have had their responsibilities moved to the newer people, leaving skilled people idle. If you aren't part of that club, you do not exist. Morale is low and although this has been brought to upper management and Human Resource's attention. The message is "leave if you don't like it." Communication from management is poor/nonexistent. Favoritism abounds and backstabbing is common. This used to be a place people were proud to say they worked. Not anymore.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Remember the people who who worked 24/7 to help the firm go public/make those millions for you. It's not necessary to toss them out/treat them like garbage and speaks volumes about your class and values.

    Treat your team with respect, courtesy and decency. You can be good without deliberately pitting your people against each other.

    Doesn't Recommend
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