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Updated 23 October 2018
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UBS Group CEO Sergio P. Ermotti
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  • "It’s hard to strike a good work life balance" (in 113 reviews)

  • "Long hours with small social life" (in 163 reviews)

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  1. "Summer Intership Review"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Amazing experience, with never-ending learning.

    Cons

    None really, except for the early mornings.


  2. "Internship Marketing Wealth Management"

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

    I worked at UBS full-time

    Pros

    Great team, work environment and salary. A job with many facets and great learning approaches.

    Cons

    Large company usually doesn't leave much creative freedom for changes in processes.

  3. "Good work environment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at UBS full-time

    Pros

    Intelligent people, good employee benefits

    Cons

    hierarchy structure, depends on individual team


  4. "Director"

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    Former Employee - Director in London, England
    Former Employee - Director in London, England

    I worked at UBS full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good management, brand, mentorship is good

    Cons

    Working hours can be long


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Ubs"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at UBS part-time

    Pros

    Open to flexible and remote working

    Cons

    Secretive about pay and promotion process is very opaque


  6. "C#.Net developer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Director in London, England
    Current Employee - Associate Director in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UBS full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Use cutting-edge technology. Learn new skills

    Cons

    Spend a lot of time with support team for IT issue.


  7. "Authorised Officer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at UBS full-time

    Pros

    standing desks and good enviroment

    Cons

    no IT support on site

  8. Helpful (1)

    "OK but not good for career advancement"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UBS full-time

    Pros

    Work/life balance is quite good.

    Cons

    Lots of downsizing and outsourcing. Too much politics and bureaucracy.

    Advice to Management

    Invest in your IT


  9. "Good employer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at UBS (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Collaborative environment with comparably good development opportunities

    Cons

    Banking business is globally shrinking


  10. "Good learning experience and work culture"

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    Current Employee - Compliance and Operational Risk Officer in London, England
    Current Employee - Compliance and Operational Risk Officer in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UBS full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible working encouraged by management

    Cons

    None at this point in time


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