BlackRock Reviews

Updated May 27, 2022

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4.1
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Pros
  • "Good work life balance is encouraged(in 346 reviews)

  • "Lots of smart people to learn from(in 198 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "The work-life balance tends to be unbalanced at times(in 272 reviews)

  • "Long hours expected but you can work flexibly(in 240 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years
      Featured Review

      The sweetspot for Technology in Finance

      Jul 12, 2021 - Director in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great people, creative atmosphere, dedicated to technology, concious of social responsibility, flexible time-off

      Cons

      You have to work hard as it's a high performance culture

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee

      ACS Edinburgh Analyst

      May 1, 2022 - Aladdin Client Services Analyst in Edinburgh, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good pay and bonuses .

      Cons

      long working hours, occasional weekend working

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good place

      May 26, 2022 - Quantitative Researcher 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Lot of smart people, good IT

      Cons

      No carrer progress, no work life balace

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Intense

      May 17, 2022 - Global Human Resources Director in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Unlimited time off takes away stress of counting days

      Cons

      Workload is very high and very hard to staff teams properly

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    5. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good co

      May 16, 2022 - Analyst in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great co and culture, good training

      Cons

      Can make progress on diversity

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Fast paced, high quality co-workers

      May 11, 2022 - Director in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      High quality colleagues Clear focus Name recognition globally

      Cons

      Workloads growing all the time Progression at upper levels slow

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good

      Apr 24, 2022 - Sales Associate in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Happy to work there yes

      Cons

      The pressure is too high

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great

      Apr 23, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Environment with high intellectual curiosity Nice people

      Cons

      No cons come to mind

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Sales Associate

      May 7, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good HR services and support

      Cons

      Long hours and low pay

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    10. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Good Company

      Apr 13, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      Great benefits and time off

      Cons

      Working hours can be long

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    BlackRock has an overall rating of 4.1 out of 5, based on over 4,364 reviews left anonymously by employees. 86% of employees would recommend working at BlackRock to a friend and 83% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 1% over the last 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, BlackRock employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.8 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at BlackRock. This rating has improved by 2% over the last 12 months.

    86% of BlackRock employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated BlackRock 3.7 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.2 for culture and values and 4.0 for career opportunities.

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