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Very Flexible Employer, Nice People, but prospects of growth are nonexistent

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  • Senior Management
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Current Employee - Authorized Officer in Weehawken, NJ
Current Employee - Authorized Officer in Weehawken, NJ

I have been working at UBS

Pros

The culture is very laid back. It is not an entirely unpleasant place to work. It is not a high pressure environment, work is usually assigned with ample time to complete it.

Cons

You work and never really see the results, things are very bureaucratic and political. The environment makes delivering a good product very hard. It is very rigid in some senses and not structured at all in other ways which are actually more relevant to what is produced software wise.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

The management I think largely sees what needs to be done it is how they think they can achieve this that is misguided. Too much focus on trying to measure the unmeasurable and track the untraceable that the essence of what needs to be done is lost. The structure of software development at UBS is built on micromanagement rather than individuals with some level of autonomy.

Doesn't Recommend
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    Good

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate Director in Jersey City, NJ
    Current Employee - Associate Director in Jersey City, NJ

    I have been working at UBS

    Pros

    Good Salary+benefits,brand name,work home balance.

    Cons

    Insecurity of a layoff due to banking industry crunches nowadays.You don't know what will happen just tommorow in the office.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pleaaaaase recognise the genuine- working hard -employees,even if they are new.An expertise is an expertise and he definitely benefits an Organization.Praise/motivation/recognition and efforts for them are a must otherwise why will they stay?

    No opinion of CEO
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    Poor Experience in Private Wealth Management

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Intern in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Intern in New York, NY

    I worked at UBS

    Pros

    Brand name wirehouse so that definitely helps

    Cons

    This is true only for Private Wealth Management, but the Corporate Management seemed to place results above all else without regard to their employees

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    hire new management

    No opinion of CEO
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