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Credit Suisse Reviews

Updated 4 Apr 2020

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3.7
74%
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Credit Suisse CEO Thomas Gottstein
Thomas Gottstein
5 Ratings
  1. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Liquidity Reporting- Assistant Vice President in London, England

    I worked at Credit Suisse full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Cooperative teams and fun atmosphere to work

    Cons

    Limited promotion opportunities as cost cutting and smaller bank

    Credit Suisse2019-09-03
  2. "Comfy"

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    Former Employee - Analyst 

    I worked at Credit Suisse full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good Benefits Worked with interesting people

    Cons

    Lack of progression for junior staff

    Credit Suisse2019-08-26
  3. Helpful (2)

    "You will never get a pay rise"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Vice President 

    I have been working at Credit Suisse full-time

    Pros

    Flexible working is being championed

    Cons

    You will never get a pay rise

    Credit Suisse2019-08-14
  4. "Deputy head of risk change"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Credit Suisse

    Pros

    Company is generally good with people

    Cons

    Decision making is slow and consensual

    Credit Suisse2019-08-04
  5. "Excellent place to work"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Former Employee - Analyst 

    I worked at Credit Suisse full-time

    Pros

    Nice office, friendly environment

    Cons

    Poor handling of redundancies

    Credit Suisse2019-07-30
  6. "Reliable employer"

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

    I have been working at Credit Suisse full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good Location, refurbished offices, flexible working, great environment

    Cons

    Long hours , increased accountability, salaries not comparable

    Credit Suisse2019-07-26
  7. "Good place"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Current Employee - Vice President 

    I have been working at Credit Suisse full-time

    Pros

    Very good culture and opportunities

    Cons

    Potentially too much overhead and not enough drive

    Credit Suisse2019-07-24
  8. "Interesting if you like finance"

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    Former Employee - Software Developer in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Credit Suisse full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good salary and benefits, lots to learn.

    Cons

    Too many layers of management and not enough innovation.

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    Credit Suisse2019-07-18
  9. "A decent company to work for"

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    Current Employee - IT Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Credit Suisse full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Support for non-business related matters (mental health, company benefits, sports network, promotion of inclusivity) People are generally well mannered Recent modernisation of the main building Flexible working initiatives

    Cons

    Matrix organisation which leads to many inefficiencies Risk aversion to holding people to account for substandard work (for fear of upsetting some resources who may leave - a completely false economy) Some level of tolerance to nepotism You are awarded what management think they can get away with not what you're worth in the market place. Penny wise pound foolish mentality of senior management

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    Credit Suisse2019-07-14
  10. "Better than Expected"

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    Current Employee - Analyst in London, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Credit Suisse full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good pay £50k base out of university Very intelligent team (asset management), learnt a lot Good training opportunities, if you choose to take them Exit opportunities fantastic

    Cons

    Facetime culture if in wrong team Longish hours 60-80 hours Job insecurity (2000 of 6000 laid off in my 2nd year at CS) Male heavy office

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    Credit Suisse2019-07-11
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