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The Carlyle Group Reviews

Updated 12 Sep 2019

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The Carlyle Group CEO Glenn A. Youngkin
Glenn A. Youngkin
48 Ratings
  1. "Great Company!"

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    Current Employee - Compliance Analyst in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Carlyle Group full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great salary, have great people to work with

    Cons

    they're behind in their technology, can be greatly improved

    The Carlyle Group2019-09-12
  2. "Staff accountant"

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    Current Employee - Staff Accountant in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Carlyle Group full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great people, friendly environment and lots of space to learn and grow; Compensation is decent, an elite company to build up the career path

    Cons

    Interview processes are very long

    The Carlyle Group2019-06-19
  3. Helpful (2)

    "Great People, Pay and Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Carlyle Group full-time

    Pros

    The people are smart and care about you and your growth.

    Cons

    It is a seasonal (end of quarter reports) and unpredictable (deal flow) industry.

    The Carlyle Group2018-11-26
  4. "Very good company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Carlyle Group full-time

    Pros

    Strong management, great people to work with

    Cons

    Very competitive environment to get acclimated to

    The Carlyle Group2018-11-05
  5. Helpful (1)

    "Great!"

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    I have been working at The Carlyle Group

    Pros

    Smart people and best-in-class investors make for a stimulating environment

    Cons

    Long hours and demanding work can make work-life balance challenging

    The Carlyle Group2018-11-02
  6. "Graphic Designer & Brand Coordinator"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
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    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Carlyle Group full-time

    Pros

    Culture, Colleagues and a great Manager to work for.

    Cons

    Personally the commute was the hardest.

    The Carlyle Group2018-08-20
  7. "Good place to work!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Carlyle Group full-time

    Pros

    Compensation, professionalism, and smart corworkers

    Cons

    Split between back and front office

    Advice to Management

    None

    The Carlyle Group2018-06-11
  8. "financial analyst"

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    Accountant in Arlington, VA
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at The Carlyle Group for more than 3 years

    Pros

    great advancement in their company

    Cons

    no cons so far

    The Carlyle Group2018-05-17
  9. "Coordinator"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Carlyle Group full-time

    Pros

    Room for growth, excellent manager, challenging work

    Cons

    Cannot think of any negatives

    The Carlyle Group2018-05-14
  10. Helpful (1)

    "Executive Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Executive Assistant in Washington, DC
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    Positive Outlook
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    I have been working at The Carlyle Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexible schedule and environment, a lot of internal training opportunities, very good salaries and excellent bonuses, catered lunches for meetings. Very good leadership and diversity is shifting and changing all the time.

    Cons

    No upward growth for EAs.

    The Carlyle Group2018-04-30
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