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Goldman Sachs Reviews

Updated Aug 19, 2019

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75%
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David M. Solomon
169 Ratings
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  1. Featured Review
    Helpful (6)

    "Great Place to Work"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Excellent group of people to work with. Worked with professionals from around the world.

    Cons

    Consensus driven work culture may not appeal to all. Decision making is driven by multiple teams/agents.

    Advice to Management

    None

    Goldman Sachs2019-03-27
  2. "Goldman Sachs IBD Associate TMT"

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    Former Employee - Investment Banking Associate in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Highly Talented People, Learn a Ton, Good Place to Begin your Career

    Cons

    Very Long Work Hours, Not much Work Life Balance

    Goldman Sachs2019-04-23
  3. "Goldman"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs

    Pros

    Great people and very reputable

    Cons

    Takes time to make decisions

    Goldman Sachs2019-08-19
  4. "Good overall"

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    Former Employee - Associate 
    Recommends

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    Work/life balance and the people

    Cons

    No real bonus and basically only one way to move up

    Advice to Management

    Create more opportunities for growth

    Goldman Sachs2019-08-18
  5. "Great benefits, knowledgeable coworkers."

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    Current Employee - Compliance Analyst in Salt Lake City, UT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    take a lot of responsibility early on

    Cons

    repetitive work, upward mobility elusive

    Advice to Management

    none

    Goldman Sachs2019-08-16
  6. "Experience at GS"

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    Former Employee - Associate in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Brand recognition, smart co-workers, cool culture

    Cons

    Pay discrepancies, difficult to do different things

    Goldman Sachs2019-08-15
  7. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Wealth Management Advisor 

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    You can build your own business and grow it as big as you can

    Cons

    You must build your own business, which is super challenging nowadays.

    Goldman Sachs2019-08-14
  8. "Great place to get started"

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    Former Employee - Associate in New York, NY

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great resume builder with lots of learnings if you find the right team

    Cons

    people are terrible to work with when you have a bad egg, can ruin the experience for you

    Advice to Management

    Take employee feedback seriously and don't be afraid to let people go.

    Goldman Sachs2019-08-14
  9. "Front Desk Receptionist"

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    Current Employee - Front Desk Receptionist 

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    They are appreciative of their support staff.

    Cons

    Not aware of any that I know of.

    Goldman Sachs2019-08-09
  10. Helpful (1)

    "Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    Culture is great and facilities are amazing

    Cons

    Hours are very demanding and work life balance is almost non existent for the first year

    Goldman Sachs2019-08-06
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