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UBS Reviews

Updated March 24, 2017
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Pros
  • There is always work to do but work life balance is also not too bad (in 291 reviews)

  • Great work environment and upper management support (in 184 reviews)

Cons
  • Work life balance completely eroded during my time there (in 82 reviews)

  • Long hours; limited senior sponsorship / mentorship (in 94 reviews)

More Pros and Cons

  1. "Great people"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Trainee
    Current Employee - Graduate Trainee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    great people, working environment; comprehensive benefits and impressive welfare acitivities

    Cons

    job scope itself can be boring at such big firms; work/life balance could be bad depending on roles


  2. "UB S"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • 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

    Pros

    Good name of the company

    Cons

    Old fashioned in some ways


  3. "Recruiter"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Recruitment in Sydney (Australia)
    Former Employee - Recruitment in Sydney (Australia)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at UBS (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great team to work with. They pay very well. The company is respected and the role is varied.

    Cons

    Usual frustrations with a global company. There are many teams that are being off shored now so it is becoming harder to progress within.

    Advice to Management

    None


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  5. "research manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • 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 culture and pool of amazing talent

    Cons

    nothing to say about in cons


  6. "BA"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Weehawken, NJ
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Weehawken, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at UBS (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good location and nothing more

    Cons

    they do not want to pay


  7. "Top Arbeitgeber"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Back Office in Zürich (Switzerland)
    Current Employee - Back Office in Zürich (Switzerland)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Gutes Arbeitsklima
    Flache Hierarchien
    Hohe Wertschätzung
    Qualifizierte Kollegen
    Gute Infrastruktur/ Employee Benefits

    Cons

    Schlechte HR Arbeit (GTP)
    Langsame Entscheidungsprozesse


  8. "Good Opportunity"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • 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

    Pros

    Great environment to work and learn. You can move up from here.

    Cons

    Not many, maybe a little boring.


  9. "Wealth Strategy Associate"

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

    I worked at UBS full-time

    Pros

    caliber of people and clients

    Cons

    lack of comprehensive training program


  10. "good"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Dev in Wrocław (Poland)
    Current Employee - Dev in Wrocław (Poland)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at UBS full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    very stable company . bank sector

    Cons

    new tech bank sector java polite manager stability

    Advice to Management

    good


  11. "A Company with good leadership"

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

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

    Pros

    Strong leadership management with visionary goals.

    Cons

    There is no work life balance and relatively high stress.



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