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"Great place to start your career out of college"

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

- Small teams that give access to experienced senior leaders
- If you get placed in the right team you will have a lot of modeling experience
- Very supportive environment
- Better hours than what you can expect at a bulge bracket bank

Cons

- Can be placed into niche product team, which makes it harder to keep your option open early in your career

Other Employee Reviews for Société Générale

  1. Helpful (1)

    "No good exposure to latest technologies"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Good work life balance sometimes

    Cons

    1) Very stingy management when it comes to hike and bonous.....its like throwing some peanuts to the employees.
    2) Too much politics and faveritism( Too much faveritism especially when it comes to hike and bonous)
    3) No good exposure to latest technologies
    4) Sometime employees are treated like slaves.

    Advice to Management

    Please dont treat employees like your slaves and avoid team politics.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Nice place to work, but lacks talent and drive to compete with big investment banks"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Director in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Société Générale full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Relaxing environment
    Less pressure than other banks
    Can be fun working environment
    Good amount of holidays
    Good base salaries

    Cons

    Lacks seriously talented people
    No big hitters to drive investment banking businesses
    Senior Management don't know how to improve the business and compete with the major Investment Banks.
    Too much red tape holding back growth and competitiveness
    Loses the best staff to competitors

    Advice to Management

    Bring in more talent
    Make the firm more dynamic
    Increase management targets
    Take more risk
    Retain and hire the best staff

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