Goldman Sachs Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated Jan 23, 2021

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Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO David M. Solomon
David M. Solomon
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Pros
  • "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)

  • Cons
  • "Long working hours on most days(in 592 reviews)

  • "Highly competitive, no work life balance(in 208 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Strats (quant)

      Dec 27, 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice people, good working environment, good learning opportunities

      Cons

      sometimes long working hours (but OK)

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    2. 3.0
      Current Employee

      operations associate

      Nov 30, 2020 - Associate in Singapore
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      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

      2 people found this review helpful
    3. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Long working hours

      Aug 26, 2020 - Analyst 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      High salary with supportive bosses

      Cons

      Unfortunately the truth remains that GS have long working hours

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    4. 3.0
      Former Intern

      Internship Experience

      Sep 2, 2020 - Operations Summer Analyst 
      Recommend
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      Pros

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

      Cons

      Long working hours, may be very competitive

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Work there if you are truly passionate

      Apr 5, 2020 - Senior Analyst in Singapore
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      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

      1 person found this review helpful
    6. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Pay is Good.

      Feb 8, 2020 - Vice President 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Pay. Smart people. Good benefits. Prestige

      Cons

      Very long work hours. Cut throat competition

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Operations Analyst

      Dec 16, 2019 - Operations Analyst in Singapore
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good remuneration Dynamic environment Good learning culture

      Cons

      Intensive and long work hours

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    8. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Stressful

      Jul 20, 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good reputation and salary, team of strong individuals

      Cons

      Stressful, competitive culture, long working hours

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    9. 4.0
      Former Intern, less than 1 year

      intern

      Dec 16, 2016 - Intern 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      good leadership and program for all

      Cons

      long work hours for all

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee

      There is only one Goldman

      Sep 24, 2016 -  
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great people and culture and focus on teams

      Cons

      Long working hours for juniors

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