Goldman Sachs Employee Reviews about "work environment"

Updated 23 Jan 2021

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Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO David M. Solomon
David M. Solomon
1,478 Ratings
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  • "Very smart people enjoy working with them(in 719 reviews)

  • "It's so fun to work here because it has a great work environment(in 319 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

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

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

    Pros

    Great benefits package and work environment

    Cons

    Operations can get too political at times and less about performance

  2. "Good"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Analyst in London, England, England

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    Compensation, intelligent and motivated employees, excellent employee benefits

    Cons

    Long hours, very formal work environment


  3. "Trader"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Freelancer - Outpatient Counselor in London, England, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good working environment and people

    Cons

    Long hours can be dreary and tiring

  4. "GS SA"

    5.0
    Current Intern - Summer Analyst 

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs

    Pros

    Great culture and work environment

    Cons

    Expensive living costs in London

  5. "Rewarded for hard work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Managing Director in London, England, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Very clever work colleagues, challenging technical environment, potentially very good compensation.

    Cons

    Extremely demanding work environment, can be bit dog eat dog culture.

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  6. "Great Firm/Great People/Long Hours"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Research in London, England, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs for less than a year

    Pros

    Good working environment, good salary, very collaborative

    Cons

    long hours, work gets tedious sometimes

  7. "Fantastic Company"

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

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    A great, challenging work environment

    Cons

    Long hours (if that's a con)

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  8. "summer internship at Goldman"

    4.0
    Former Intern - Summer Intern 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Goldman Sachs for less than a year

    Pros

    International working environment, Highly Qualified Peers and great bonuses

    Cons

    Poor work-life balance and long hours

  9. "Working as an Analyst in Goldman Sachs"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Analyst in London, England, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great working environment. Fair and honest.

    Cons

    Some overload of work but nothing major and mostly temporary.

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    "Exec Assistant 10yrs+"

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

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    - GS is very team centric and I enjoy working with such driven people. - Diversity at GS is fantastic and enhances the work environment as well as personal views. - I very much enjoy GS talks where we are able to hear from notable people and learn about insightful and inspirational topics. I feel this has broadened my world view and enhanced me from a personal perspective. -Every area of the business is different but I feel mine has a good work/life balance which is very important to me - I feel GS has a great view towards women - Good benefits - healthcare, maternity, gym.

    Cons

    - Review system isn't particularly productive and can be very time consuming. - Technology is under resourced

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