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UBS New York City Reviews

Updated September 18, 2017
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  • Work life balance completely eroded during my time there (in 93 reviews)

  • In some departments it is expected to work very long hours on a long term basis which is not healthy fir the (in 105 reviews)

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  1. "great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Compliance Officer in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Compliance Officer in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at UBS (More than a year)

    Pros

    very collaborative environment, well compensated

    Cons

    Can involve long hours but I assume this would be the case at peer firms

    Advice to Management

    continue to uphold the collaborative environment


  2. "Intern"

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    Former Employee - Intern in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Intern in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at UBS part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great team, good culture, opportunities for career advancement.

    Cons

    Management disengaged with lower level workers. Not always clear plan going forwards

  3. "Supervision Analyst"

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    Current Contractor - Programmer Analyst in Weehawken, NJ
    Current Contractor - Programmer Analyst in Weehawken, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at UBS as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great people, feel like you're involved from the beginning

    Cons

    IT and infrastructure needs improvement


  4. "Wealth Management Intern"

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    Former Intern - Intern - Hourly in New York, NY
    Former Intern - Intern - Hourly in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at UBS as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great resources, opportunities to listen in on informational sessions

    Cons

    Each wealth management team is unique, may be expected to spend the majority of your time cold calling/prospecting

    Advice to Management

    Provide opportunities for growth/continued employment


  5. "Vice President"

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    Current Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UBS full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    flexible work schedule and location

    Cons

    limited growth and frequently changing strategy


  6. "Excellent organization"

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    Current Employee - Quant Risk Specialist in Weehawken, NJ
    Current Employee - Quant Risk Specialist in Weehawken, NJ
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UBS full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great work culture, diverse and talented colleagues, lots of resources available, team has global presence, cutting edge models, good location

    Cons

    All good for now, IT systems take some time to get access to, not sure how much cost cutting they are getting into in the current geopolitical scenario

    Advice to Management

    Thanks for keeping a minimum bar


  7. "Good culture"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UBS full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good culture with good management overall

    Cons

    A lot of red tapes and need a lot of system improvments

  8. "Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Weehawken, NJ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Weehawken, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Interaction with the trade desk. Live market environment

    Cons

    There was no emphasis on growth. Focused too much on just completing deliverables. Internal mobility is rather difficult


  9. "Work all the time"

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    Former Employee - Director in Weehawken, NJ
    Former Employee - Director in Weehawken, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at UBS (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    there are plenty of challenging opportunities for those who need a stretch

    Cons

    don't expect a personal life

    Advice to Management

    work life balance


  10. "Business Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Business Analyst in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good business environment
    Great corporate culture

    Cons

    Sometimes long working hours throughout

    Advice to Management

    Take time to understand your teams better


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