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"My experience was demanding, but you have to expect it."

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Former Employee - Investment Banking Analyst in New York, NY
Former Employee - Investment Banking Analyst in New York, NY
Doesn't Recommend
Approves of CEO

Pros

Steep learning curve
Work hard, play hard
Let me work on models to round out my summer experience
Team always available to answer questions

Cons

Long hours
HR was difficult when I tried to move internally
Firm is currently cutting expenses
Very volatile in terms of headcount

Advice to Management

GS is looking at its investment management division as its future revenue leader. It should instead retain its focus on investment banking advisory and sales & trading.

Other Employee Reviews for Goldman Sachs

  1. "The experience has been great."

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Specialist in Salt Lake City, UT
    Current Employee - Technical Specialist in Salt Lake City, UT
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Ability to contribute to various initiatives.

    Cons

    Employees are required to work very long hours.


  2. "Challenging"

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    • Career Opportunities
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    Current Employee - Associate in Jersey City, NJ
    Current Employee - Associate in Jersey City, NJ
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Everyday you come to work you are faced with a new challenge and learn something new. A very rewarding place to work.

    Cons

    You have to be very committed to succeeding here by willing to work harder and longer than the average professional.

    Advice to Management

    In this environment of uncertainty and fear, I wish management would do a better job of making the employees feel more secure about their positions and the outlook of the firm.

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