Overall Company Rating
3.8 of 5 stars (106 Ratings)

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Displaying 1-10 of 106 Employee Reviews

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Steady as she goes

4.0 of 5 stars

December 2014 | CURRENT EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Strong business people
Nice head office
Everyone knows your name

Downers

Not a pay for performance culture
Everyone knows your name
No respect for corporate roles as partners to the business
Little to no lateral mobility

Comments

HR process is not speedy, read legal hiring documents carefully, beware of clawback and notice period clause

Entry-level

4.8 of 5 stars

New York, NY | 2012 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Group Culture

Comments

The firm culture is unprecedented. There is a teaching culture at Jefferies that is very unique.

Entry-level in Mergers & Acquisitions

4.9 of 5 stars

New York, NY | 2012 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Comments

Jefferies has excellent momentum and is an innovative and exciting place to work. Junior people are given a lot of responsibility due to the small size of our deal teams.

Entry-level in Sales & Trading

5.0 of 5 stars

New York, NY | 2012 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Comments

Truly egalitarian work atmosphere.

Experienced

4.8 of 5 stars

Washington, DC | 2012 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

The people, work life balance, business outlook

Downers

None other than the standard pitfalls of banking (long hours, compensation can dip in lean years)

Comments

In my belief, there is no better place to begin a career in Investment Banking than Jefferies. It is a unique combination of an agile, growing business; incredible opportunity and responsibility from day one; excellent leadership; opportunities for career development; and industry leadership

Entry-level in Corporate Finance

4.9 of 5 stars

New York, NY | 2012 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Comments

Great deal of exposure to live transactions and ability to take an active role on those transactions.

Midlevel in Restructuring

5.0 of 5 stars

New York, NY | 2012 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Culture

Downers

Hours

Comments

For an IB career Jefferies is one of the few banks moving in the right direction.

Midlevel in Corporate Finance

5.0 of 5 stars

New York, NY | 2012 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

My bos

Downers

Clients

Comments

Old school investment bank

Entry-level

4.3 of 5 stars

New York, NY | 2012 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Comments

Firm has a very strong future and offers a lot of potential to grow along with it.

Midlevel in Corporate Finance

4.5 of 5 stars

New York, NY | 2012 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Comments

Exciting growth potential

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