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UBS Reviews

Updated January 28, 2015
Updated January 28, 2015
1,486 Reviews
3.4
1,486 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • THe work life balance is good but might get stressed during the deal season (in 152 reviews)

  • Work environment is friendly, co worrkers always helpful and management always involved (in 80 reviews)


Cons
  • Working hours are abit too long and I find it hard to get a work life balance (in 30 reviews)

  • Priorities of the business kept changing and senior management did not seem to have a vision (in 54 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Great experience for a financial intern

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at UBS

    Pros

    Good entry level internship for the financial industry. An internship here will help you decide if becoming a financial advisor is for you.

    Cons

    The cold calling can get down right monotonous.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    New marketing techniques and more options for interns to talk to warm leads.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    good for work and life balancing

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Weehawken, NJ
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Weehawken, NJ

    I have been working at UBS full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Decent pay for entry level software developer

    Cons

    Office culture is more toward management and social ability rewarded.

  3.  

    Intern

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at UBS

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    None keep up the good work

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None keep up the good wprk

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  5.  

    Solid banking experience

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at UBS

    Pros

    Good networking opportunities and fantastic experience for aspiring bankers; constant exposure to upper management figures during internship

    Cons

    Extreme work hours, difficult to find work-life balance; hyper-competition may make career prospects difficult

  6.  

    WM Summer Analyst

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at UBS

    Pros

    Great team and mentors. Lots of different opportunities to explore.

    Cons

    Since I worked at a satellite office, there weren't a lot of interns to interact with. Compensation wasn't very competitive either.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  7.  

    Streamlined Wealth Management firm

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate Director in Weehawken, NJ
    Current Employee - Associate Director in Weehawken, NJ

    I have been working at UBS full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Nimble, not as large as the other Wealth Management firms.

    Cons

    Technology needs to be upgraded

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  8.  

    Good Company but Poor Career Development

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at UBS full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Leading technology
    Good teamwork
    Flexible working environment

    Cons

    poor career development
    limited training dollars
    limited promotion from with in

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  9.  

    Director

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at UBS

    Pros

    It's a great working environment.

    Cons

    None that I Can think of.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Experience in HR

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at UBS

    Pros

    Good culture, friendly colleagues, decent budget

    Cons

    Long hours, unrealistic expectations, risky to work in back office of any bank

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be clear and consistent

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  11.  

    Good Resources but slow paced

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at UBS

    Pros

    Resources, perks like free lunches

    Cons

    Little direction from management, little teamwork

    No opinion of CEO

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