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Fortress Investment Group Reviews

Updated November 8, 2017
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  • You will have less work-life balance (in 16 reviews)

  • long hours in some groups, but standard for industry (in 13 reviews)

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  1. "Ehh"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in New York, NY
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Fortress Investment Group as a contractor (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Competitive pay
    Nice manager
    Very laid back, just do what u gotta do.
    No micromanagement
    Causal Friday’s
    Coffee, water soda

    Cons

    work life balance
    Long hours
    Not enough communication. Though it depends on your department. Mine was just stuck in their computers.
    Not a job you want to stay long for. Kind of suffocates you


  2. "Associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fortress Investment Group full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Extremely valuable experience, great benefits

    Cons

    No structure within the firm, no structure around promotions and career development, everything is discretionary.

    Advice to Management

    pay more attention at the culture

  3. "Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fortress Investment Group full-time

    Pros

    - manager is great
    - internal HR exceptional
    - you get chance to get to know different industries
    -flat management

    Cons

    Communication can be improved
    Career development


  4. "Fortress Summer Internship"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    It is a big company and respected

    Cons

    It is greedy in business operations.


  5. Helpful (2)

    "No Teamwork"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Fortress Investment Group as a contractor

    Pros

    NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE

    Cons

    They work by a philosophy of FEAR and not respect and professionalism!!

    Advice to Management

    WAKE UP AND CLEAN UP YOUR ACT!!


  6. "fortress private equity"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Fortress Investment Group full-time

    Pros

    smart, thoughtful people, fast paced environment

    Cons

    long hours, high stress environment


  7. "Good temporary position - don't get too comfortable"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Help Desk Technician in New York, NY
    Current Contractor - Help Desk Technician in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Fortress Investment Group as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    busy with opportunities to learn new things

    Cons

    culture is unfriendly and there are no opportunities for growth

  8. "Good company to work for"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Analyst in New York, NY
    Current Contractor - Analyst in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fortress Investment Group as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The company pays very well.

    Cons

    Long hours...hard work and life balance because you are always at the office.
    Takes forever to become permanent if you are a temp.


  9. "IT"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consultant in Sicklerville, NJ
    Current Employee - Consultant in Sicklerville, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fortress Investment Group (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great company to work for.

    Cons

    Long term contracting without offering permanent employment

    Advice to Management

    n/a


  10. "Really great company!"

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

    Pros

    Pays well, good hours, fun people.

    Cons

    need more employee engagement like networking and volunteer opportunities


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