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8 English questions out of 8

30 December 2020

What is a typical working day like at BlackRock?

Pros

- if you take initiative, you can work on projects from scratch. - People generally listen to you ( not sure on about resolving the issue but you can vent) - employee benefits are at par , cab, free food

Cons

- salary is generally low - too much politics and favouritism - most of the great work goes to US teams - outdated technology - support is expected on weekends and festival as well - to be promoted, you can need to talk to and impress certain people doesn't matter the work you did - as a developer, you are expected to show your results to repeatedly and even then you don't get credits for it

Advice to Management

- stop promoting people which are not conducive to the culture - work on work life balance as it sucks

support is expected on weekends and festival as well

30 December 2020

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29 March 2019

What are meetings like at BlackRock?

Pros

Generally nice people with global teams

Cons

No strategic direction, too many meetings, no decision makers, everyone looks to the founders to make the decisions, pace is based on busy work

Advice to Management

Empower MDs and Directors to make decisions and then support them.

No strategic direction, too many meetings, no decision makers, everyone looks to the founders to make the decisions, pace is based on busy work

29 March 2019

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13 November 2019

What is it like working with clients or customers at BlackRock?

Pros

Culture, availability of information, interesting clients

Cons

Did not feel like I was challenged in my role

Culture, availability of information, interesting clients

13 November 2019

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11 August 2019

What is the work environment like at BlackRock?

Pros

Dynamic work environment, fast paced and high performance culture.

Cons

Employee engagement activities are less.

Dynamic work environment, fast paced and high performance culture.

11 August 2019

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17 April 2019

How is the office food at BlackRock?

Pros

Fluid, Flat, Nice Culture, Tech focused

Cons

No free food. Business and product drive trumps technical needs

Advice to Management

Put engineers priorities first sometimes if you want to scale

No free food.

17 April 2019

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