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Updated August 16, 2017
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  • Work life balance completely eroded during my time there (in 92 reviews)

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  1. "Working for UBS"

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

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

    Pros

    Buldge Bracket firm
    Good Team

    Cons

    Less deal flow compared to other bigger firms


  2. "UBS NYC Investment Banking Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at UBS full-time

    Pros

    Decent culture, less MD-related horror stories than you hear from friends at other banks. Truly international platform with opportunities to transfer overseas.

    Cons

    Diminishing position in the US advisory landscape.

  3. "Intern"

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

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

    Pros

    They are incredibly intentional in making this a learning experience.

    Cons

    I can't really think of any.

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up. You all are doing a solid job.


  4. "Ni"

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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
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UBS full-time

    Pros

    Great company to work for with great reputation and benefits.

    Cons

    Professional environment but not fun.


  5. "Great Company"

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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 UBS full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Flexibility and Benefits are the best things the company offers

    Cons

    Lack of opportunity for growth

    Advice to Management

    Encourage growth and advancement.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Registered CSA"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at UBS full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits (401(k) and vacation)

    Cons

    Make sure you pick the right team otherwise your life will be miserable.


  7. "Great place to work in finance industry"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Good work environment, decent benefits

    Cons

    Conservative, no room for innovation

  8. "equity analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at UBS full-time

    Pros

    great place to work, professional, hardworking teams

    Cons

    large firms can be difficult to navigate, can be slow moving at times when decisions need to be made. not unlike many large organizations.


  9. "Not a Bad Job Out of College"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at UBS full-time

    Pros

    Learn good phone and interpersonal skills

    Cons

    Very repetitive and unrewarding work


  10. "Compliance Analyst"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UBS full-time

    Pros

    Benefits, salary, culture, training, volunteer activities.

    Cons

    Taking the shuttle to the office, location of downtown, have to pay for parking downtown.


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