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"Strongest leadership team on Wall Street"

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

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

Pros

Smart people managing the firm -- many of which are founders of the firm
Highly ethical organization
Lots of room for career advancement if you work hard

Cons

Can be long hours but fairly compensated for them

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  1. "Exp"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great place to work and one of the finest experience.

    Cons

    To aggressive and need to keep up with pace .


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    "Good lessons in corporate politics"

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    Current Employee - Vice President in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Vice President in San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Competitive compensation package, great company reputation, excellent on resume.

    Cons

    Disadvantaged working from west coast. NY and NJ offices get face time with senior management, get recognized, get promoted faster. Much easier to get hired in at a higher-than-deserved level than to get promoted from within. Mid management gets complacent, knowing they can't rise to next level, then they anchor themselves down as permanent roadblocks for their teams.

    Advice to Management

    Stop the lies about making management a priority. If you truly believe that, then implement 360-degree reviews. There is too much crap at the Director level, and the only way to improve the culture is by forcing them to care about career development for their team members.

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