Jefferies & Company

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A good place if you fit the culture

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Former Employee - Investment Banking Analyst  in  New York, NY (US)
Former Employee - Investment Banking Analyst in New York, NY (US)

Pros

supportive and nice co-workers
the firm is growing and there might be future opportunities
culture is good, maybe better than bulge bracket

Cons

not very structured in staffing
people are from different firms and still needs time to establish its own culture

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Equity research - Glad I got out when I did

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    Former Employee - Equity Research Associate  in  Boston, MA (US)
    Former Employee - Equity Research Associate in Boston, MA (US)

    Pros

    -Serves as a good "boot camp" for people new to sell side
    -You will appreciate all future jobs much more
    -You learn the "red flags" of a work environment
    -Decent resume-builder

    Cons

    -Unending hours, not great pay under senior level
    -Absolutely no regard whatsoever for employees as human beings. Actually not exaggerating.
    -Zero, and I mean zero, HR supervision. Picture 1960's.
    -All the negatives of unvestment banking lifestyle but not the pay

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Care a little more about the people who are helping you make your money, even if it's just a "cost of doing business" like research. Or don't , but be honest about it.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
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    IBD Summer Analyst

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    Former Employee - Summer Analyst  in  Boston, MA (US)
    Former Employee - Summer Analyst in Boston, MA (US)

    Pros

    Awesome exposure, responsibility and visibility. Fantastic experience. Unparalleled live deal experience for a 10 week summer intern, was able to make a noticeable impact in the office and was recognized accordingly for my work.

    Cons

    Like any IB job, no personal life, many 90+ hour weeks etc.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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