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"Good experience overall, with some downsides...."

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  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
Former Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time (More than a year)

Pros

Good brand
Great health care and other benefits
Good opportunity to contribute and get senior exposure
GS gives you the opportunity to take on leadership roles relatively early on in your career

Cons

Culture is very group specific, and can border on paranoia
Constantly feel like you are being watched
Some managers are terrible
No regard for life outside work

Other Employee Reviews for Goldman Sachs

  1. "Summer Technology Analyst"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Summer Technology Analyst in Salt Lake City, UT
    Former Intern - Summer Technology Analyst in Salt Lake City, UT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Organised paperwork and meetings , reviews

    Cons

    Outdated software, rigid timings, no cubicles


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    "Project Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vice President - Project Manager in Jersey City, NJ
    Current Employee - Vice President - Project Manager in Jersey City, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great working environment
    constantly challenging
    Very motivated and smart co-workers
    Ability to participate in many community events and give back to the community
    great training available

    Cons

    Long hours,difficult to have a good work/life balance there are now less people with the same or more work
    Very high expectations
    Comp is getting better, but for 2 years comp was cut

    Advice to Management

    Continue to repair the company's reputation in the eyes of the non-financial services community

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