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Updated Jan 24, 2022

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4.0
78%
Recommend to a Friend
86%
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Jefferies Chairman and CEO, Jefferies Group and Jefferies & Company Richard B. Handler
Richard B. Handler
304 Ratings
Pros
  • "The work is interesting and the work life balance is decent(in 29 reviews)

  • "Really great people to look up to(in 28 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "very long hours during the week(in 63 reviews)

  • "Work Life balance could improve(in 49 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great place to learn

      Jan 19, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      strong culture, collaborative, fast-paced, good management, mentorship opportunities

      Cons

      long hours, some inefficient processes

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great Culture

      Jan 24, 2022 - Investment Banking Analyst in New York, NY
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      Amazing and smart people are your co-workers. Stimulating work.

      Cons

      A lot of hours but nothing to be unexpected for banking

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    3. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Not too Bad

      Jan 23, 2022 - Salesforce Architect in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Overall Supportive folks with Visa .

      Cons

      Low Pay unless specialized skills like data scientist

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    4. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Company

      Jan 20, 2022 - Systems Analyst 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      - Work life balance - Flexibility -Competitive salaries

      Cons

      - Limited opportunities for promotion - Diversity in regards to Black and Latino candidates is behind industry standards. Jefferies is working to improve this.

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    5. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Rapidly expanding firm

      Jan 17, 2022 - Investment Banking Analyst in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Up and coming. Good reputation. Decent exit to MM PEs

      Cons

      Have been hiring a lot of people and includes a lot of bad apples

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great company

      Dec 26, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great people and work environment

      Cons

      Pay not in-line with peers

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee

      great

      Dec 25, 2021 - Sales Associate 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      a lot of pros here

      Cons

      there is not many cons here

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      N/A

      Dec 19, 2021 - Product Controller in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good culture and great team

      Cons

      technology, salary increase and promotion

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee

      great

      Dec 16, 2021 - Front End Developer in Tampa, FL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      time off and paid well

      Cons

      the co-workers are not the best

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good work culture

      Dec 17, 2021 - V P Technology in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Smart team members and good working culture

      Cons

      Mediocre Benefits, Only one health care provider

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    78% of Jefferies employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Jefferies 3.2 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.8 for culture and values and 3.9 for career opportunities.

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