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"Bloomberg on a Downward trend"

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Current Employee - Senior Sales - Core Product in New York, NY
Current Employee - Senior Sales - Core Product in New York, NY
Recommends
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Bloomberg L.P. full-time (More than 8 years)

Pros

- Good for entry level salesperson
- Cutting edge technology
- Good People.
- Snacks

Cons

- Poor sales managers - lots of micromanagement and focus on metrics unrelated to sales
- Abundance of initiatives passed down to sales force unrelated to true selling. No longer promote independent thought
- No true sales people, just account managers
- Low pay versus comparable firms. Long term bonus not attainable as management purposely sets unrealistic targets

Advice to Management

- Learn to value true sales skills
- Pick sales managers that are good at developing talent.
- Value your employees
- Enough with the initiatives and encourage independent thought and projects that lead to sales.

Other Employee Reviews for Bloomberg L.P.

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Cool internship experience"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Financial Software Developer Intern in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Financial Software Developer Intern in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Bloomberg L.P. full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good teams with bright people, a lot of opportunities to contribute.

    Cons

    Work/life balance could be better.


  2. "Happy but not blown-away"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Princeton, NJ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Princeton, NJ
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Bloomberg L.P. full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Encouraging work environment and great colleagues. Bloomberg takes care of it's employees and promotes a healthy culture, both in and out of the workplace

    Cons

    A relatively flat hierarchy with not enough opportunities for vertical advancement. In some cases favor management approval by is more easily gained by being at your desk, instead of actual productivity. Compensation could also be a bit better

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