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Jefferies Reviews

Updated April 4, 2019
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Jefferies Chairman and CEO, Jefferies Group and Jefferies & Company Richard B. Handler
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Pros
  • "Diverse work and very good work life balance" (in 15 reviews)

  • "Great people, entrepreneurial, nimble organization" (in 16 reviews)

Cons
  • "work life balance, office environment" (in 20 reviews)

  • "Long hours (but you knew that signing up so not really a con)" (in 28 reviews)

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  1. "Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Analyst in Norwalk, CT
    Current Employee - Analyst in Norwalk, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Jefferies full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The pay is great, very.

    Cons

    Cons include a lot of work.

    Advice to Management

    None at all. Great team.


  2. "Survivor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    they mean well but too small

    Cons

    lack vision and try to compete with everyone

  3. "Great!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Jefferies full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    This is a great place to work. very fun.

    Cons

    This job can be stressful at times.


  4. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Growing business, opportunity to take on new roles

    Cons

    Nothing I would focus on


  5. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Jefferies full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good benefit Lucn provided Good compenstation

    Cons

    Overtime overtime over time overtime


  6. "Amazing Opportunity"

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    Former Employee - Investment Banking Analyst in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Investment Banking Analyst in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    Extremely lean deal teams give immense responsibility to junior analysts

    Cons

    Hours can be long and challenging.


  7. "Culture"

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    Current Employee - Investment Banking Analyst in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Investment Banking Analyst in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great fast-paced and intense work environment

    Cons

    If you don’t want to work hard go elsewhere

  8. "Business analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Jefferies full-time

    Pros

    great manager, flexible schedule. As long as you spark, you can get advanced

    Cons

    sometimes bad communication makes it difficult to get things done


  9. "Nice Place to Work"

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    Former Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Jefferies full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Strong company culture. Solid management communication.

    Cons

    Increased outsourcing of support functions.


  10. "Sales"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    Good culture and good firm. Job stability

    Cons

    Still a bank with drawbacks of a large firm,

    Advice to Management

    Stream line the nonsense