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Société Générale Reviews

Updated January 20, 2018
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Pros
  • Company has given good facilities to employee and think about their work life balance (in 343 reviews)

  • wonderful working environment , huge space for personal development (in 84 reviews)

Cons
  • The company is more suitable for those people who priortize work life balance (in 25 reviews)

  • No work from home, getting promotion to next level is tuff, No onsite (in 22 reviews)

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  1. "Seasonal worker at retail commercial banking"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Société Générale as a contractor

    Pros

    Great location (Paris - Bourse)
    Good people
    Interesting job

    Cons

    Their productivity is so low
    Uninspiring

    Advice to Management

    Change staff


  2. "KYC/AML reviews analyst"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - AML Compliance Analyst in Jersey City, NJ
    Former Contractor - AML Compliance Analyst in Jersey City, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Société Générale as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great work environment, good pay for consulting work.

    Cons

    HR is terrible and unprofessional

    Advice to Management

    Keep the environment positive

  3. "cash management expertise"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    wonderful working environment , huge space for personal development

    Cons

    internal control needs some improvement


  4. "Oil and Gas IB Analyst"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Société Générale full-time

    Pros

    good team, good client portfolio, you would explore a wide range of financial products

    Cons

    exposure almost reach its full capacity


  5. "Intern position"

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    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I have been working at Société Générale as an intern

    Pros

    Its great exposure to banking

    Cons

    You're not a full time employee


  6. "Software Engineer"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Société Générale as a contractor

    Pros

    Very friendly environment to work

    Cons

    not sure, don't know yet


  7. "Have had much quality and fun time with the marketing team"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I worked at Société Générale as an intern

    Pros

    relaxing environment, friendly co-workers, new experience every day

    Cons

    want to take on more responsibility as an intern

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Great Place to Work"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Société Générale full-time

    Pros

    Lax hours, great work-life balance

    Cons

    Human resources are a bit scattered, can be improved

    Advice to Management

    Improve human resources, find more clients


  9. "Intern"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Helpful management, open communication between employees

    Cons

    Organization of floors can be confusing


  10. "Wonderful work place"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Société Générale as an intern

    Pros

    Compensation was more than expected, great managers, wonderful coworkers

    Cons

    None I can think of


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