Credit Suisse Reviews

Updated Jun 2, 2020

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Credit Suisse CEO Thomas Gottstein
Thomas Gottstein
30 Ratings
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  1. "Wonderful place to work!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Recruitment Coordinator in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Credit Suisse full-time

    Pros

    This is a company that will push you to grow and help you along the way.

    Cons

    None that come to mind, a truly diverse employment experience.

    Credit Suisse2020-05-15
  2. "Very good company to work for."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operations Specialist in Morrisville, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Credit Suisse full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    New building in a campus, a lot of opportunities, good benefits,

    Cons

    Cannot use internal mobility for promotions.

    Credit Suisse2020-05-18
  3. "Good company"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Credit Suisse full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Smart people to work with Attention to detail during changes

    Cons

    More bureaucracy than US counterparts

    Credit Suisse2020-06-01
  4. "Great reputation, limited internal mobility"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Investment Banking Analyst 

    I have been working at Credit Suisse full-time

    Pros

    Great reputation, opportunity to stick around beyond 2 years and for early promotion

    Cons

    Limited opportunity for internal mobility, COO/CDOs aren't actually invested in your development

    Credit Suisse2020-05-27
  5. "Great atmosphere"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Tech Analyst 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Credit Suisse full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good atmosphere and work-life balance

    Cons

    Internal communication problem seems exists

    Credit Suisse2020-05-09
  6. "Great multi-cultural bank"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Investment Banking Associate in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Credit Suisse full-time

    Pros

    Diversity, mobility, full scale platform

    Cons

    Lack of larger market share in the U.S.

    Credit Suisse2020-05-08
  7. "Good company, but tough few years due to expansive cost cutting"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Credit Suisse full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good people, meritocratic, global presence

    Cons

    Heavy cost cutting focus, heavy deployment focused, management has lost is credibility recently

    Credit Suisse2020-05-08
  8. "Competitive, Meritocratic, Ruthlessly Efficient"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Vice President, Trader in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Credit Suisse full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Meritocratic environment. Will pick winners to move forward quickly. Career support with honest feedback--the honest feedback is sometimes that the firm is not for you ,but I'd take that over political agenda any day.

    Cons

    A bit dominated by white males, but they have taken large steps to move toward diversification.

    Credit Suisse2020-05-05
  9. "It depends on the team"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Senior Analyst 

    I worked at Credit Suisse full-time

    Pros

    Many different departments to grow into

    Cons

    Very low focus on shared services department

    Credit Suisse2020-05-19
  10. "Good company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Technology Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Credit Suisse full-time

    Pros

    Location was great since I was in Raleigh

    Cons

    Salary was poor based on other competitors

    Credit Suisse2020-05-03
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