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Goldman Sachs Reviews

Updated September 24, 2017
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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Good Place to Work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great people, good culture - very collaborative approach to working. People help each other towards a common goal

    Cons

    Can be very hide hound with limited opportunities for advancement. Compensation is typically below market too - because they are GS they can afford to pay less


  2. "Past job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    Decent atmosphere within the company. Could be lifted a bit more

    Cons

    I have no cons about the company.r

  3. "Investment Banking Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    Great experience, access to senior bankers and clients early on, lots of responsibility

    Cons

    Hard to move up in the company, too much inefficient bureaucracy, always staying late because someone else couldn't get their act together until the last minute


  4. Helpful (3)

    "Long hours, good benefits, ok pay"

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

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good pay. Good insurance. The office location is downtown so there are plenty of places nearby for lunch. Flexible schedule (i.e. Able to come early/leave early, etc.)

    Cons

    You're expected to work long hours. It is difficult to get recognition. If GS is not your life it is hard to move up.


  5. "."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vice President in Jersey City, NJ
    Current Employee - Vice President in Jersey City, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    I don't have anything negative to say in regards to my current place of employment . Great place to work.

    Cons

    I don't have anything negative to say in regards to my current place of employment . GS has a very good culture


  6. "Critical System Support"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    An incredibly talented group of people who remain a step ahead of the pack.

    Cons

    The home life tends to lose to the work life. You're easily taken up in the "get it done" attitude.

    Advice to Management

    Knowledge is power and experience is knowledge.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "A senior VP at GS Tech (Not a Senior Engineer)"

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    Current Employee - Vice President - Technology in Jersey City, NJ
    Current Employee - Vice President - Technology in Jersey City, NJ
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Fast paced, intellect level of peers naturally challenges you

    Cons

    Cut throat and hence does not naturally encourage collaboration

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Information Technology"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Salaries, benefits, nice office.

    Cons

    long working hours. Poor management


  9. "Great Place to work (in general)"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits. Challenging work.

    Cons

    In the end it's a bank, so not like a pure tech company in the valley.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Forest City, NC
    Former Employee - Manager in Forest City, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    It was a awesome company to work for great people great money and great benefit

    Cons

    U could always be understood here they we're great folks to work for loved them to pieces


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