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UBS Reviews

Updated December 14, 2017
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  1. "UBS"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at UBS full-time

    Pros

    Strong management; focused on delivering solutions for clients

    Cons

    Lack of IT budget causing frustrations


  2. "Wealth Management Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    good networking, helps break into industry

    Cons

    some of the tasks that I was given were busywork

  3. "Institutional Consultant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at UBS full-time

    Pros

    Work/life balance was great.

    Cons

    Corporate culture was unbearable at times.


  4. "General feedback"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at UBS full-time

    Pros

    Great work environment with focus on employee development

    Cons

    None that immediately come to mind


  5. "Registered Client Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at UBS full-time

    Pros

    flexible work life balance considering other areas of finance

    Cons

    incompetent management that was not an advocate for their employees

    Advice to Management

    hire people who know how to do their jobs


  6. "Invented long against the box. Worked options as a profit for conservative investors while su0er charging equity clients"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at UBS full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Hit home runs and changing lives. From saving and investing properly following what works for you.

    Cons

    Explaining having to wait for the market to move as anticipated.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to all employees and keep an open mind about what they say.


  7. "Analyst (IBD)"

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

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

    Pros

    - Great colleagues, always helpful, easy to find mentors
    - Fast learning curve
    - Comp in-line with street/market

    Cons

    - Long hours and occasional "false deadlines"
    - Poor human capital management at senior levels (underinvested in "producers" at low point in cycle)

  8. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good opportunity to move up

    Cons

    Just left for a better opportunity. Cons - wage.


  9. "Director"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at UBS full-time

    Pros

    - Market leader, large scale and very international

    Cons

    - Politics dominate promotion and other rewards. No meritocracy.

    Advice to Management

    Pay employees better and improve the promotion process


  10. "Regulatory Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at UBS full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great opportunity to expand supervisory skills.

    Cons

    Workload is extremely imbalanced to workforce.


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