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Bloomberg L.P. Reviews

Updated 21 November 2017
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Bloomberg L.P. Founder Michael R. Bloomberg
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Pros
  • Got in as a data analyst straight out of college; lots of peers with the same experiences, good work-life balance (in 179 reviews)

  • Open work environment, free food, nice colleagues (in 319 reviews)

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  1. "Good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bloomberg L.P. full-time

    Pros

    BLoomberg does everything they can to make employees happy and employees can move across teams and also be vocal about their frustration. There is no much a hierarchy and you have the liberty to pursue your ideas.

    Cons

    Bloomberg is getting bigger and exhibits some of the problems inherent in bigger companies. What you make is sometimes mostly dependent on who your manager is.


  2. "Good to develop"

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    Current Employee - Programmer Analyst in London, England
    Current Employee - Programmer Analyst in London, England

    I have been working at Bloomberg L.P. full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Challenging and rewarding job. Global Company.

    Cons

    Long hours and intense training.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on staff instead of profitability.


  3. "Global Data"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bloomberg L.P. full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great place to work, lot's of room for improvement, great people.

    Cons

    Slowly becoming more political as it gets bigger and market slows down


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  5. "Service Desk Analyst"

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    Current Employee - IT Service Desk Analyst in City of London, England
    Current Employee - IT Service Desk Analyst in City of London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bloomberg L.P. full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Amazing office standard, free snacks, health insurance package, travel insurance, dental plan, diversity, flexibility and good opportunities around the globe.

    Cons

    Culture of do more with less, can be a stressed environment at a times, no extra cash for longer hours, no transparency on wages.

    Advice to Management

    More transparency on wages internally, bonus and promotions


  6. "Insight Day"

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    Former Employee - Intern in London, England
    Former Employee - Intern in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bloomberg L.P. (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The Insight day was truly helpful.

    Cons

    The insight day could have been longer, much to brief


  7. "Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bloomberg L.P. full-time

    Pros

    Good salary Friendly team Nice building Benefits Stimulating

    Cons

    Nothing to complain about it.


  8. "A good company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bloomberg L.P. full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, pantry and a good way to get an insight into the finance industry

    Cons

    Lack of career development, a bit of an old boys club

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees more


  9. "good experience, poor pay"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bloomberg L.P. full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    conducive environment to learn and get experience & connection

    Cons

    very bad management, average coworkers, very micromanaged

    Advice to Management

    more trust, less pressure, healthier atmosphere


  10. "Great place to work, especially if young"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bloomberg L.P. full-time

    Pros

    Bloomberg has a very fast moving culture, theres always something new in the markets that everyone is focussed on providing a solution for. Very dynamic place to work as you find yourself working with all areas of the markets.

    Cons

    Has a culture of 'tenureship' whereby the managers tend to be those that have been at the company the longest rather than those with the most talent.

    Advice to Management

    Make management more meritocratic.


  11. "Global Data Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Bloomberg L.P. full-time

    Pros

    Great Benefits, colleagues, and location

    Cons

    Often repetitive work, a lot of admin stuff


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