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"Overall, a good place to work"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
Recommends
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Smart people
People are friendly and approachable
Incredible opportunities to learn
My 1st line manager was excellent.
Team work and collaboration are good
Management seems interested in hearing about employee concerns, and in some cases, they act on them

Cons

BlackRock does everything as cheaply as possible
Development environments need much improvement
Employee turnover is very high

Advice to Management

Innovate more.
Enable people to move across departments more freely.
More management by walking around from the senior management team.

Other Employee Reviews for BlackRock

  1. Helpful (3)

    "Disappointing; Holistic exposure to the invest mgt. industry but limited career opps, incompetent mgt and low comp"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    - Well rounded exposure to the investment mgt industry including various asset classes, investment products, diverse investor universe and varying investment strategies/objectives
    - Decent knowledge sharing across different investment teams
    - Flat organization with numerous formal and informal networks and accesible senior management
    - Good work/life balance

    Cons

    Where to begin!

    - Overall firm strategy is aligned to be the biggest...not the most competent or profitable
    - Varying degrees of expertise and competence across different investment teams in fixed income, equity and alternatives
    - Lack of integration between various teams/offices thereby leading to a very inconsistent team culture
    - Bottom of the industry compensation and terrible benefits package
    - Lack of operational policies, upward mobility and career opportunities


  2. "Things are improving!"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vice President in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Vice President in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    ability to have an impact and create a larger and best asset manager.

    Cons

    roadblocks remain on being innovative


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