Overall Company Rating
3.9 of 5 stars (1,443 Ratings)

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4 Stars (802)
3 Stars (278)
2 Stars (41)
1 Star (3)
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Displaying 1-10 of 802 Employee Reviews

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Vice president

4.0 of 5 stars

January 2019 | CURRENT EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Great Pay, Very good colleague to work with. Great Leadership that inspires.

Downers

long hours, Work on the Weekends. I always take the blame when things go wrong.

Advice to Candidates

If you want to work hard and have a great career this is the place to do it.

Great culture and smart people. Clients recognize the expertise.

4.0 of 5 stars

November 2018 | FORMER EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Compensation
Exposure to some of the hardest working and smartest people you will ever know.

Downers

Long Hours, some very bad managers, an air of arrogance at times. In the revenue division i was part of, my manager had zero leadership capability.

Advice to Candidates

Expect to be learn at a rapid pace. Hours can be very long, there is no room for mistakes and be sure to network as best you can.

Excellent

4.3 of 5 stars

Executive in Retail Brokerage Services | New York, NY | 2018 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

People

Downers

increasingly large

Advice to Candidates

Good firm to build a career at.

Excellent overall experience despite several regime changes over the 17 years here at the firm. Hope to see more growth opportunities soon.

4.3 of 5 stars

Experienced in Alternate Investments/Hedge Funds | New York, NY | 2018 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Quality people and commitment to clients.

Downers

Too lean; need more commitment from management to support the infrastructure of the business. Promotion opportunity is limited depending on your seat.

Advice to Candidates

This is a work hard, play hard culture. People are intelligent, hard working and have the best interests of our clients in mind.

fantastic

4.3 of 5 stars

Experienced in Private Wealth Management/Private Banking | Seattle, WA | 2018 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

people, education, compensation

Downers

n/a

Executive in Equity Capital Markets

4.3 of 5 stars

New York, NY | 2018 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Opportunity, autonomy, entrepreneurial culture, compensation, diverse culture and skillsets

Downers

Legacy tooling, lack of trust to complete basic tasks, senior management inability to commit to long term investments

Goldman Sachs believes in client service - it is the #1 priority. That in and of itself makes it a place that inspires.

4.3 of 5 stars

Mid-level in Sales & Trading | New York, NY | 2018 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

The people. Hands down. I get to work the smartest/most passionate people every day.

Downers

Hours.

Advice to Candidates

If you want to be rewarded for the amount of effort/work that you put in, GS is the best place to be. A true meritocracy, GS aims to promote/retain people who want to work hard and want to succeed.

a lot is asked of you but a lot is given to you as well

4.4 of 5 stars

Experienced | New York, NY | 2018 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

prestige, people, and culture

Downers

constant change and intense scrutiny

type A employees that have a laser focus on clients and business opportunities

4.4 of 5 stars

Executive in Private Wealth Management/Private Banking | New York, NY | 2018 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Culture and client focus

Downers

na

Deep technical expertise and leadership enabling a financial services innovation and excellence

4.4 of 5 stars

Executive in Technology | New York, NY | 2018 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Culture and commitment to excellence

Downers

E-mail overload and hiring complexity

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