The Blackstone Group Reviews

Updated March 25, 2015
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The Blackstone Group Chairman, CEO, and Co-Founder Stephen A. Schwarzman
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  1. Great place to work

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at The Blackstone Group

    Pros

    Absolutely top of the line name brand

    Cons

    Can be a hectic work life

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. Back office

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

    I have been working at The Blackstone Group full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    down to earth people here
    Competitive salary

    Cons

    hard to move up
    Office politics
    No proper training

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    need to foster growth with developmental programs

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful

    Not satisfied

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

    I have been working at The Blackstone Group

    Pros

    Growing fast. Good salary. Lots of opportunity if you work for the right person. Big name. Embrace technology

    Cons

    Lots of politics. No opportunity for some. Ok benefits. Lack of work life balance. Infighting between groups.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Learn to listen and manage employees better

    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. great place

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at The Blackstone Group

    Pros

    pretty much everything. no cons

    Cons

    nothing. all pros. great place

  6. Was a great competitive environment

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at The Blackstone Group

    Pros

    competitive, good salary, smart people

    Cons

    very demanding, long hours that make you exhausted

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7. It was nice, good customer service skills about the employees. The boss is fair and pro. Very good compagny.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at The Blackstone Group

    Pros

    Learning, learning, learning, training yourself, earning confidence, getting a good knowledge abt The compagnies in NJ.

    Cons

    Getting his overtime, due,... payed !

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You are pro, be fair and honest to your employees and they will stay on duty.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful

    Good

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at The Blackstone Group

    Pros

    Very intelligent, caring company and people.

    Cons

    long hours which can stretch all night

  9. Top tier alternative asset manager

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

    I have been working at The Blackstone Group full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Brand recognition, ability to transfer across roles and departments and surrounding talent of employees

    Cons

    Benefits package is lacking and hours can be gruelling

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  10. Intern

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

    I have been working at The Blackstone Group part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    work with really intelligent and hardworking people with other major investment firm background. people are really trying to make this place more pleasant to work at this very fast paced and sometimes stressful environment which is really amazing.

    Cons

    hours could sometimes run really long, but is the nature of this industry. very fast-paced and challenging work. if you don't know what you are doing. you could get frustrated easily.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. Analyst

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at The Blackstone Group full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Cash Rules Everything Around Me

    Cons

    Long hours and strange work life balance

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