Goldman Sachs Reviews

Updated July 27, 2015
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  1. Asset Management

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    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Vice President - Asset Management in Salt Lake City, UT
    Former Employee - Vice President - Asset Management in Salt Lake City, UT

    I worked at Goldman Sachs

    Pros

    Great salary and bonus, good insurance

    Cons

    no work life balance, work culture is not balanced

    Advice to Management

    should have more than 1 managers


  2. Experience

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    Good colleagues who are helpful during time if crisis or production issues.

    Cons

    technology division never a core team for GS.


  3. Vice President

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Vice President in Pembroke Pines, FL
    Former Employee - Vice President in Pembroke Pines, FL

    I worked at Goldman Sachs (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Hard working smart people to work with. Demanding environment

    Cons

    Management can be rigid at times.


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  5. Vice President

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs

    Pros

    Quality of people is excellent. Great open door policy which allows one to learn a significant amount from different members of business.

    Cons

    Change is extremely slow at GS.

    Advice to Management

    Increase the long term focus to retain success.


  6. Analyst

    Current Employee - Analyst in Salt Lake City, UT
    Current Employee - Analyst in Salt Lake City, UT

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs (More than a year)

    Pros

    Fast paced, smart people, challenging, flexible managers

    Cons

    Ops side structured, can be bureaucratic


  7. Associate, Private Wealth Management

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Healthcare and medical benefits are great. Fitness center onsite.

    Cons

    Like most big firms, company is very political and promotions have to do with how you network and who you know, not necessarily great job performance.


  8. Vice President

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

    I worked at Goldman Sachs

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Smart people and very good compensation.

    Cons

    Don't expect much life, if any, outside work.


  9. Operations Associate

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    Pros- Great benefits, flexibility when needed, intelligent and hard working teams, fast paced and challenging projects, opportunities to travel.

    Cons

    Cons- Pretty long hours, work some holidays, higher intensity, very bureaucratic which limits ability to keep agility within process improvement.


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    Analyst

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Lifestyle, Benefits, Location, Technology, Cache

    Cons

    The people Long term Career The attitudes The pay The weather


  11. Great team

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in Salt Lake City, UT
    Current Employee - Associate in Salt Lake City, UT

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Hardworking team, bright people. Enjoy my team in slc and NYC. Both teams work hand in hand

    Cons

    Working in a satellite office sometimes makes it hard to stay connected.

    Advice to Management

    Brining more sr. Jobs to slc



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