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Goldman Sachs London Reviews

Updated November 23, 2017
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  1. "cool"

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    Former Employee - Intern in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Intern in London, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs (Less than a year)

    Pros

    nice place, great culture. fun employees

    Cons

    too intense at times i believe


  2. "Great Place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)

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

    Pros

    Company Perks - Gym, in house Starbucks, Medical Centre, Cafeteria

    Cons

    Long hours and sometimes weekends

  3. "good"

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    Current Employee - V P Sales in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - V P Sales in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    very good reputation + career potential

    Cons

    long working hours + less free time

    Advice to Management

    yes


  4. "Investment Banking Summer Analyst"

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    Former Intern - Investment Banking Summer Analyst in London, England (UK)
    Former Intern - Investment Banking Summer Analyst in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Strong brand name, overall helpful culture, good buddy/mentor system.

    Cons

    Extreme working hours and face-timing, especially within IBD. GS culture is strong, but false people are also hiding behind it, pretending to be helpful and honest, and then backstabbing you.


  5. "Great firm, will always think of myself as a "Goldmanite""

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    Former Employee - Associate in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Associate in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great culture, people are very motivated, forefront of everything.

    Cons

    Long hours, can be very intense.

    Advice to Management

    Try to improve retention - doesn't seem like an optimal model.


  6. "Longish tenure"

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    Former Employee - Vice President - Technology in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Vice President - Technology in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Mostly great people, great opportunities and above average compensation.

    Cons

    Competitiveness among team which should work together.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on collaboration and the tasks in front, leave shareholder pressure to be dealt with by the board.


  7. "Fantastic Place"

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    Current Employee - Vice President in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Vice President in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Meritocracy, Fast paced and Lovely people

    Cons

    No cons as this is really a great place

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work

  8. "Research Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Analyst in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Analyst in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great teams and colleagues, very helpful and keen to train you.

    Lots of responsibilities and exposure early on - learn a lot.

    Cons

    Can have days where you are working long hours, on top of the banking norm.


  9. "Goldman summer intership"

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    Current Intern - Student in London, England (UK)
    Current Intern - Student in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs as an intern (More than a year)

    Pros

    Diverse environment with a very good set of skills

    Cons

    Stressful, long hours and the people there quite fierce lol

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  10. "Great place to work. Very challenging"

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    Current Employee - Operations Associate in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Operations Associate in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Smart people, investment in technology and workplace. Has great reputation and provides great springboard. Good opportunities to travel globally and work in different teams.

    Cons

    Lot of negative press in finance sector currently, risk of disruption by technology led companies may pose long term risk to sector. Quite elitist attitude


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