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Updated July 22, 2017
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  1. "Senior Java Developer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fantastic place to work. Great colleagues, Good salary

    Cons

    need visibility to go next level.


  2. "BlackRock Seattle"

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    Current Employee - Director in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Director in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BlackRock full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great work environment, and excellent office culture. Big focus on happy people, happy clients, and innovation. Great benefits.

    Cons

    As you might expect with a company this size, there can be some red tape.

  3. "Fantastic place to start a career"

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    Former Employee - Associate in Princeton, NJ
    Former Employee - Associate in Princeton, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits are great, upward mobility, fun atmosphere

    Cons

    can be long hours and need to be visible

    Advice to Management

    keep hiring good folks and paying them well!


  4. "Different than other Finance Institutions"

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    Current Employee - Analyst in Wilmington, DE
    Current Employee - Analyst in Wilmington, DE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Inclusive, Team Building , Great Benefits and Pay
    A lot of focus and training in Quantitative research and excellent client service

    Cons

    None yet. I work on a great team so my experience may differ from others.


  5. "Admin Assistant"

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    Current Contractor - Administrative Assistant in New York, NY
    Current Contractor - Administrative Assistant in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BlackRock as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great company
    Great Team
    Great Culture
    Beautiful office building
    Centrally located
    Work/life balance

    Cons

    cant think of any Cons, Its mostly positive being here.


  6. "Specialist"

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    Current Employee - Specialist in Wilmington, DE
    Current Employee - Specialist in Wilmington, DE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BlackRock full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The company provides good health benefits, vacation, 401K. The company pays you when you are on jury duty. They have a good donation match program.

    Cons

    Management ladder is frustrating. They think they have decent technology but in fact it could use much more. They say they like to hire from within and via referrals but it is hard to transfer.

    Advice to Management

    Use more time to work with employees to establish clearer career paths.


  7. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Analyst in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Analyst in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Amazing Seattle office with great views and accommodations. Very friendly work environment in my experience. BRS is moving in a great positive direction

    Cons

    Management and the delegation of responsibility could use work in some areas. Communication from upper management could be more frequent

  8. "Great company with lots of room for advancement"

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    Former Employee - Associate in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Associate in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    really smart and hardworking team, lots of room for advancement, great salaries

    Cons

    long hours; work/life balance could be improved


  9. "Summer Intern"

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

    I have been working at BlackRock as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Kind, very engaging people. Went out of their way to keep me informed.

    Cons

    A bit long for response time


  10. "Great Company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Director in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Director in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BlackRock (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Innovative, tech oriented and 100% fiduciary to clients. Living and breathing its principles.

    Great benefits

    Cons

    No relevant cons to work at this Company


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