UBS Reviews

Updated September 3, 2015
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UBS Group CEO Sergio P. Ermotti
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Pros
  • work-life balance; office culture; staff education (in 152 reviews)

  • Friendly and helpful work environment (in 80 reviews)

Cons
  • Work-life balance is appalling if one wishes to get promoted (in 30 reviews)

  • Too much senior management changes (in 54 reviews)

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  1. Great company and benefits

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Nashville, TN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Nashville, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Excellent culture, top notch facilities and an engaging management staff make UBS a first choice employer in Nashville.

    Cons

    Long hours, pay is average, resources for career development need further development at this center


  2. Great company

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    Current Employee - Computer Software Engineer, Applications in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Computer Software Engineer, Applications in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at UBS full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great management, great benefits and an AMAZING work place.

    Cons

    Not enough diversity in upper management.

    Advice to Management

    Great company. Management that knows what they are doing. A company you can be proud to work for.


  3. Good place to start

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Good benefits, opportunities for upward mobility and a great cafeteria. Not to mention a good place to start.

    Cons

    Since it's such a big company, exposure can be difficult to come by.


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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sewanee, TN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sewanee, TN

    I worked at UBS full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    coworkers are very professional and you get lots of exposure to all aspects of business.

    Cons

    administrative and IT support could be frustrating and the too many locations for similar functions


  6. Intern

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    Former Employee - Intern
    Former Employee - Intern
    Recommends

    I worked at UBS part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities to learn

    Cons

    Highly focused on wealth management which might not be suitable for everyone


  7. Awesome

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    Former Employee - Senior Associate in Weehawken, NJ
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in Weehawken, NJ

    I worked at UBS full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great Culture, Beautiful location and amazing colleagues

    Cons

    Parking, only option is public transportation, however, if driving in, it cost a lot


  8. Was a great place to work

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Stamford, CT
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Stamford, CT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at UBS full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Amazing talent and amazing place to work years ago

    Cons

    Struggled with business direction and leadership stability

    Advice to Management

    Choose a business strategy and play it through. Plan for the down cycles so you don't have to cut talent as soon as the markets dissolve. Preserve the historical culture of employee development and engagement


  9. Sales

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Large organization that allows you to move around as you look to make career changes

    Cons

    Company has been unstable, bonuses tied to overall bank performance is frustration if you perform well at the individual level.


  10. Sinking Ship

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    Former Employee - Analyst (Equity Capital Markets) in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Analyst (Equity Capital Markets) in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at UBS (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good training program led by outside firm, Training the Street. Taught us how to build valuation models with advanced accounting methodolgy.

    Cons

    Run like a slave-ship (and sinking at that). Overworked, with few pitches actually leading to deals. Bank was hemorrhaging executive talent, taking their business and contacts with them. No one respected management, making the long hours even more unjustifiable.

    Advice to Management

    Install new leadership that people actually respect, so that they want to do good work for you.


  11. Investment Banking Analyst

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    Current Employee - Investment Banking Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Investment Banking Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at UBS (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good pay, friendly coworkers, nice office

    Cons

    No work life balance, average benefits



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