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Goldman Sachs - great privilege to work there

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Research Vice-President in London, England
Current Employee - Research Vice-President in London, England

I have been working at Goldman Sachs

Pros

Very flat structure
Truly great teamwork culture
People are always impressive personally and professionally
Senior managers very accessible to everyone

Cons

Long hours can be the case

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Senior management always impressive but some heads of teams lack people management skills and appear at times to have been promoted for their commercial impact and not their leadership skills

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    Goldman Sachs - A great place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Vice President - Technology in London, England
    Current Employee - Vice President - Technology in London, England

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs

    Pros

    I work with some of the smartest people in the world. Everyone is 100% dedicated at GS. Additionally, the level of communication is outstanding with everyone knowing what's going on at any one time. We tend to have a lot of meetings which can be viewed as negative (analysis paralysis some might say), but I find it very helpful. Everyone gets involved in the approval process this way, and everyone's voice is heard. The flattened hierarchy at GS avoids all the beauracracy and people can get down to work without worrying about the "proper" chain of command. And lastly, the technical systems that have been built by in-house GS personnel are some of the most advanced and useful pieces of software in the industry.

    Cons

    Nothing really important that would warrant a comment.

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    Keep up the good work!

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    Great

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs

    Pros

    The people that work there are incredibly talented, hard working, and intelligent. Just having Goldman on your resume pens up many opportunities in other sector.

    Cons

    Many people may expect decent compensation from the firm. However, thats not the case.

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