Goldman Sachs Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated 27 Dec 2020

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Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO David M. Solomon
David M. Solomon
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  1. "Strats (quant)"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    Nice people, good working environment, good learning opportunities

    Cons

    sometimes long working hours (but OK)

  2. Helpful (1)

    "operations associate"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Associate in Singapore
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    360 review is good, people are smart

    Cons

    long work hours, a lot more responsibility as you get more senior which could be burden, people constantly checking emails even on weekends, political management


  3. "Internship Experience"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Operations Summer Analyst 

    I worked at Goldman Sachs

    Pros

    Good exposure to bank and various financial products, interns are valued

    Cons

    Long working hours, may be very competitive

  4. "Long working hours"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Analyst 

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

    Pros

    High salary with supportive bosses

    Cons

    Unfortunately the truth remains that GS have long working hours

  5. "Work there if you are truly passionate"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Senior Analyst in Singapore
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    structured development of staff work with responsible people wanting to make a difference

    Cons

    Felt like a cog in a wheel 2-3 years structured promotion Long working hours Only realise how little I know about practical skill sets- business strategy, negotiation upon leaving the firm

  6. "Pay is Good."

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Vice President 

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    Pay. Smart people. Good benefits. Prestige

    Cons

    Very long work hours. Cut throat competition

  7. "Operations Analyst"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operations Analyst in Singapore
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good remuneration Dynamic environment Good learning culture

    Cons

    Intensive and long work hours

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  8. "Stressful"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    Good reputation and salary, team of strong individuals

    Cons

    Stressful, competitive culture, long working hours

  9. "intern"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Intern 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs for less than a year

    Pros

    good leadership and program for all

    Cons

    long work hours for all

  10. "Efficient Organization"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs

    Pros

    Efficient. Very smart people and great systems.

    Cons

    Little career progression and long working hours.

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