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Lehman Brothers Reviews

Updated December 8, 2017
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  1. "Nice office, better managevent needed"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Location, location, location. Office with beautiful views.

    Cons

    Poor management, disorganized from day one.


  2. "Company is downsizing."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Not much. Firm is closing down as soon as they can.

    Cons

    Low morale. Even if you want to do something good some old-minded folks will shut you down.

    Advice to Management

    Instill some culture, enable ideas even if you are closing the company.

  3. "Investment Banking"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great firm. It's a shame it went bankrupt.

    Cons

    No major cons at all.


  4. "Great while lasted"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Analyst in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Analyst in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Lehman Brothers full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Reputation was good until... you know

    Cons

    Hours were not the best

    Advice to Management

    Stay in business


  5. "it is over!"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Financial Consultant in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Financial Consultant in Boston, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    learned how to make money and appreciate savings

    Cons

    company went down the drain. Know who is steering the ship!


  6. "Great Experience"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Associate in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    Great people, challenging environment with career growth opportunities and strong mentors!

    Cons

    Lack of work life balance


  7. "analyst / structuring"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Analyst in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Analyst in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    great people, gave lots of responsibility early on

    Cons

    hard to move laterally between desks

  8. "Working at Lehman"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Money, Location, Culture, People, Hours

    Cons

    Bankrupt, Hours, Culture, CEO, Executive Management


  9. "Built derivatives trades reconciliation/valuation models"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    great company with lots of smart people

    Cons

    too big that you are not noticable to senior management


  10. "Sad to see them go"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Cared about the employees, medical bennies were amazing and an awesome culture

    Cons

    My experience was all positive, I loved working for Lehman Brothers

    Advice to Management

    NA


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