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Credit Suisse Reviews

Updated July 23, 2017
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  1. "Principal"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    - Compensation is excellent
    - You can advance really quickly

    Cons

    - Feel completely disconnected from culture
    - Management communicates initiatives but doesn't implement change


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    "Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Analyst in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Analyst in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    * Supportive culture
    * Pros vary from group to group

    Cons

    * Some managers have no management skills

  3. "Managment can't stick with decisions"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Credit Suisse full-time

    Pros

    great people who are actually doing the day-to-day work

    Cons

    above the director level, no one really knows what they are doing. company long term strategy is all over the map

    Advice to Management

    stop treating your people like "resources"


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    "Program Manager"

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

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

    Pros

    Engaging projects and dedicated staff

    Cons

    Tight deadlines and constant organizational changes


  5. "The Decline Of Employee Moral!"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Credit Suisse full-time

    Pros

    Benefits, Classes, Location and Vacation.

    Cons

    Feeling belittled by your manager.

    Advice to Management

    Talking down to your employees and making them seem unimportant does not enforce a positive work environment. You want your employees


  6. "Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Analyst in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Analyst in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Credit Suisse full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good culture, compensation and gym

    Cons

    Long hours and senior management commentary wasnt great

    Advice to Management

    Respect employees


  7. "Credit Suisse - Fixed Income"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Managing Director in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Managing Director in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Credit Suisse full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Fosters creativity, rewards hard work, accessible senior management.

    Cons

    Management, compensation, lack of long term vision.

    Advice to Management

    Too many managers, decision process no longer based on results, has become extremely political.

  8. "Equity Research Associate"

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    Current Employee - Equity Research in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Equity Research in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    * Environment is more relaxed than other bulge brackets
    * A fair amount of responsibility but largely depends on senior analyst
    * Training
    * Most teams have two associates, unlike smaller firms where many teams have one associates

    Cons

    * Some senior analysts work their associates too hard
    * Pay is lower than top tier bulge brackets such as Goldman, Morgan

    Advice to Management

    * Give associates more autonomy and responsibility
    * Create a culture that isn't so stuffy


  9. "Credit Suisse Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Credit Suisse full-time

    Pros

    Global Entity with many internal opportunities. Firm encourages internal mobility for all employee levels.

    Cons

    No cons noted. Firm is very good to work for.


  10. "Review"

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    Former Employee - Director, Head of Legal Entity Oversight & Control in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Director, Head of Legal Entity Oversight & Control in New York, NY
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Credit Suisse full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    I was very fortunate and had a diverse skillset due to the many opportunities.

    Cons

    Currently undergoing a reorganization for the New York Office.


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