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Goldman Sachs Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated Nov 26, 2019

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  1. "Great place to work and develop"

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    Former Employee - Managing Director 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great place to work and develop. Relatively less politics and more focus on performance and meritocracy. Good rewards, focus on work life balance.

    Cons

    Not that much to mention here.

    Goldman Sachs2019-11-26
  2. "Amazing"

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    Current Employee - Operations Analyst Goldman Sachs 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    -Good starting salary -Good career path -Good work-life balance

    Cons

    -Repetitive -Less career variety -Looked down upon by front office

    Goldman Sachs2019-10-09
  3. "Good name, bad balance"

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    Current Employee - Analyst in London, England
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good name to have on resume Good dealflow

    Cons

    Terrible work-life balance Rat race leads to a ' no-gifts' culture among juniors

    Advice to Management

    Company is better to work with than expected, but don't try to enforce cultural changes bottom-down.

    Goldman Sachs2019-10-17
  4. "Good opportunity"

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    Current Employee - Senior Analyst 

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    Opportunity to move internally and to front office Learn a lot Good people

    Cons

    Suprisingly poor management Work life balance tough

    Goldman Sachs2019-09-29
  5. "ed"

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    Current Employee - Executive Director 

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

    Pros

    Salary, work life balance, opportunities

    Cons

    Nothing big that bothers one heavily

    Goldman Sachs2019-09-26
  6. "Great place"

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

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

    Pros

    Work life balance was good

    Cons

    The location was not ideal

    Goldman Sachs2019-09-18
  7. "Fulfilling place to work"

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    Current Employee - Research Analyst 

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

    Pros

    Collaborative working culture. Driven, thoughtful and intelligent people.

    Cons

    Sometimes work-life balance can be challenging.

    Goldman Sachs2019-08-20
  8. "Challenging and strong culture"

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    Former Intern - Summer Analyst in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs for less than a year

    Pros

    Challenging Very smart people Good managers Focus on people development Strong benefits Volunteering opportunities

    Cons

    Maybe work/life balance? I can envision some personalities applying a dog eat dog approach to work. That would probably depend on the specific department and manager though.

    Advice to Management

    Continue challenging and developing your work base

    Goldman Sachs2019-08-14
  9. "Review"

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    Current Employee - Investment Banking Associate in London, England
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Smart people, hardworking culture, competitive salary at more senior levels

    Cons

    Work life balance can be difficult to maintain

    Goldman Sachs2019-07-04
  10. "good place to be working"

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    Current Employee - Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    good compensation. smart people to work with

    Cons

    WORK LIFE BALANCE ISNT THE. BEST

    Goldman Sachs2019-06-24
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