Goldman Sachs Reviews

Updated 8 Jul 2020

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4.0
78%
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Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO David M. Solomon (no image)
David M. Solomon
426 Ratings
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  1. "Goldman"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The pay, benefits, the people and culture

    Cons

    Non everything is great. Worklife balance is an issue but when you sign into goldman you know what you are getting yourself into.

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  2. "Great place"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Analyst in London, England

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Hard working culture, great exposure to leading companies. work/life balance could be improved on, but what do you expect.

    Cons

    Long hours and back-office politics

  3. "Good workplace"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate 

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    Smart people, good culture, learn a lot

    Cons

    Workload sometimes very high, pace very fast

  4. "Great people, poor progression"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Wealth Management Professional in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Some very smart people to works with. A great training ground and learning experience

    Cons

    Unclear paths of career progression. Hierarchical in a detrimental way.

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  5. "Good"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Associate Consultant in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    Well organized company, Good management

    Cons

    Not competitive enough for freshers

  6. "Good for just a graduate..."

    4.0
    Current Employee - Investment Banking Analyst in London, England

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    Grat prospects for entry level and lots to learn

    Cons

    Toxic back stabbingculture some times.

  7. "Good work experience"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Equity Research Analyst in London, England

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    Had a really great team and a very relaxed manager

    Cons

    Pace varied massively from having absolutely nothing on to working until 10/11 in the evening.

  8. "Recommend"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Analyst in London, England

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    The prestige and exit opps

    Cons

    Nothing that was not expected by the industry

  9. Helpful (1)

    "Mean bosses and colleagues"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good salary!!!! Quick way to get rich

    Cons

    Very viscous colleagues. Its a dog eat dog situation. Every one is trying to do you over to keep the upper hand and be a favorite. MDs, VPs etc. everyone above you is mean. You get insults

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  10. "Excellent"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    Excellent place to work in general

    Cons

    No real cons in general

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