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"It was a great firm to work for"

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Former Employee - Analyst in New York, NY
Former Employee - Analyst in New York, NY
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook

I worked at Lehman Brothers full-time (More than a year)

Pros

Management listened.
Stuff got done.
Bureaucracy was minimized.

Cons

They levered up on real estate and went bankrupt.

Advice to Management

Don't bet the entire firm on the views of three people and keep it a secret from your employees.

Other Employee Reviews for Lehman Brothers

  1. "Overall Great I Would Still Be There"

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    Former Employee - Information Security Analyst in Jersey City, NJ
    Former Employee - Information Security Analyst in Jersey City, NJ

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

    Pros

    At the forefront of technology. The company was years ahead of others in terms of technology.

    Cons

    I had seen many people leave and come back with higher salaries and titles, but other who stuck around did not see the same type of promotions and raises.


  2. "Challenging work environment but working with professionals of high calibre"

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    Former Employee - Senior Analyst in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Senior Analyst in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Lehman Brothers full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Many resources available to employees both professional and personal.

    Cons

    Though working environment. Especially tight on budget and expenses.

    Advice to Management

    Less arrogance would help.

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