UBS Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated Jan 21, 2021

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  • "work life balance and paid well(in 582 reviews)

  • "Good People, good work environment(in 236 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "long hours esp when we have calls with Switzerland(in 258 reviews)

  • "Work life balance challenging to manage(in 166 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Great company

      Oct 21, 2020 - Director in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good work life balance here

      Cons

      Hard to get promoted here

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Flexible working hours and interesting work

      Jan 18, 2021 - Associate Director in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Flexible - Line management listens to your feedback - Work is interesting - Good work-life balance

      Cons

      - Adapting to new tech tools can be slow

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Excellent

      Jan 6, 2021 - Managing Director in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Always interesting challenging and varied constantly learning

      Cons

      Work life balance challenging to manage

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Nice place to work

      Dec 20, 2020 - Director in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work life balance , talented people to work with

      Cons

      Too many meetings, office space

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Alright place to work

      Dec 15, 2020 - Project Manager in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Remote working Good work-life balance Well compensated Good, approachable management

      Cons

      Slow decision making Promotions infrequent and decided behind closed doors

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Good place to work

      Dec 1, 2020 - IT Delivery Manager in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good work life balance, internal mobility

      Cons

      Can be slow pace , and can improve on diversity

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great company to work for

      Nov 24, 2020 - Senior Project Manager in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Friendly colleagues, good pay, good work life balance

      Cons

      difficult to get promoted, sometimes might take years

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Nice place to work but progression is slow.

      Oct 4, 2020 - IT Software Engineer in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Emphasis on employee development Good support in case of personal circumstances (they sponsored visa for couple of my team mates) Allowed people to work from another country for a period (<3 months) Great work life balance.

      Cons

      There is very slow progression The bonuses are very small.

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Great

      Nov 15, 2020 - Equity Research Analyst in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      High compensation Great exit ops Smart people around you

      Cons

      No work life balance Lots of stress

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    10. 1.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Overworked, Overlooked

      Jan 21, 2021 - Business Manager in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Focus on internal societies linked to global topics Opportunities to get involved in more work and activities (often picking up work because others won't do it)

      Cons

      Understaffed with a constant cost pressure Poor work life balance Renumeration below market Poor culture - driven by rank focused attitudes

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