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UBS Reviews

Updated October 22, 2017
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  1. "Typical investment bank"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at UBS full-time

    Pros

    Lots of resources, smart people, opportunities

    Cons

    In and out of business Lines


  2. "Overall okay"

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    Current Employee - Human Resources in Kraków (Poland)
    Current Employee - Human Resources in Kraków (Poland)
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - good working environment
    - stable employment

    Cons

    - diifficult to get a pay rise or a higher rank
    - location

    Advice to Management

    - an employee should receive better onborading and trainings before actually starting the job and performing the tasks
    - work life balance

  3. "UBS work culture"

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    Former Employee - Associate Director in Pune (India)
    Former Employee - Associate Director in Pune (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    UBS has very open culture. Enough freedom is given to you to work in way you like. Flexible hours. Work for home option helps especially for women. Overall nice place to work.

    Cons

    More of permanent staff than vendors will help further improve work culture


  4. "Insgesamt ein toller und guter Arbeitgeber"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Guter Chef, tolle Kollegen, kostenlosen Kaffee, wasser kostenfrei und so weiter

    Cons

    Es gibt immer Kontras und das ist meist abhängig von dem direkten Umfeld, also meistens die Kollegen und deren Eigenarten

    Advice to Management

    Weiter so es läuft alles klasse ... es gibt immer mal schwere Phasen was völlig normal ist


  5. "Good pay, busy day"

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    Former Employee - Associate Manager in Hyderabad (India)
    Former Employee - Associate Manager in Hyderabad (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay
    Great colleagues with top credentials
    Superb brand

    Cons

    Busy days, poorer work-life balance


  6. "Good place if you have patience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at UBS full-time

    Pros

    Great work environment. Awesome co-workers

    Cons

    Lack of foreseeable future growth


  7. "Registered Client Services Associate"

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    Former Employee - Registered Client Service Associate in Coral Gables, FL
    Former Employee - Registered Client Service Associate in Coral Gables, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Get exposure to international business

    Cons

    The culture is too hierarchical

    Advice to Management

    Work on compensation and development opportunities to increase retention

  8. "Good Employer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at UBS full-time

    Pros

    Good working atmosphere at UBS

    Cons

    no really delicious food ad cantina at UBS


  9. "Unbearable UNLESS you work for a good team"

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    Former Employee - Client Service Associate in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Client Service Associate in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Sometimes the people you work around are nice
    -Sometimes the client you work for are nice

    Cons

    -Bad management all across the board
    -My team was brutal. Clients specifically hated one of my advisors. The team I worked on was rude to employees, even ones not under them. Also rude to management.
    - Very low pay
    - Barely took time off because it was never approved
    - Often times long hours

    Advice to Management

    - Vet your advisors before hiring them! Some can be extremely TOXIC
    - If an employee goes to you because of verbal abuse, DO NOT IGNORE IT


  10. "Atmosphäre"

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    Former Employee - Gruppenleiter und Kadermitglied in Zürich (Switzerland)
    Former Employee - Gruppenleiter und Kadermitglied in Zürich (Switzerland)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Kollegiale Atmosphäre , sympatische Umgehensweise, fördernd

    Cons

    Zieldruck / schlechte Mitarbeiterbewertung, zu tiefe Hirachie (Vorgesetzter über Vorgesertzter nur wenige an der Front

    Advice to Management

    der Generation entsprechend motivieren / siehe Google


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