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Société Générale Reviews

Updated December 13, 2017
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  • 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. "worker beware"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Industrial Hygienist
    Current Employee - Industrial Hygienist
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Société Générale part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Work all around the country

    Cons

    Pay is not adequate for all the headaches


  2. "Operations Associate"

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

    I have been working at Société Générale full-time

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits for full time employees

    Cons

    Staff is given little direction. Innovation is slow.

    Advice to Management

    Team Building Exercises

  3. "Great place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Société Générale full-time

    Pros

    Best Company to work and great team members

    Cons

    I had no issues with this company


  4. "Nice people and culture"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Société Générale full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great people to work with.

    Cons

    SG is more focused on markets other than the US and would like to shape US views in line with Europe - not easy.


  5. "analyst"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    great company who cares about their employees and is always wiling to teach you new things.

    Cons

    can't think of anything bad to say about this company


  6. Helpful (2)

    "Horrible"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Internal Aud
    Current Employee - Internal Aud
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    PTO days are the only positive.

    Cons

    Liars, no direction, STAY AWAY!


  7. "Director"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Director in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good local US culture at peer level

    Cons

    HO control overpowering
    Poor decision making
    Behind the times in industry norms (working from home, dress down)

  8. "Very French Bank"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I have been working at Société Générale full-time

    Pros

    Paid vacations, nice work life balance

    Cons

    Hard to move up if you don't speak french


  9. "IT Engineer"

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

    I have been working at Société Générale full-time

    Pros

    Decent work/life balance. Opportunities to advance internally. Enough community events to get involved. Decent health insurance and 401K

    Cons

    Below market compensation. Mgmt positions heavily favor French

    Advice to Management

    Up employee compensation to match market to avoid turnover


  10. "Stable job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Société Générale full-time

    Pros

    Good atmosphere, opportunities of career, stable job

    Cons

    No training, lack of management skills

    Advice to Management

    Don t go into details and try to delegate tasks


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