Goldman Sachs Employee Reviews about "work environment"

Updated Dec 2, 2021

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Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO David M. Solomon
David M. Solomon
2,230 Ratings
Pros
  • "Surrounded by very smart people(in 886 reviews)

  • "Great work environment for friends(in 434 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Long working hours no work life balance(in 2055 reviews)

  • "Long working hours occasionally(in 870 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Good

      Nov 15, 2021 - Associate in Singapore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - challenging work environment - lean hierarchical structure - autonomy granted at work

      Cons

      - long working hours - heavy workload

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Awesome!

      Aug 18, 2021 - Analyst in Singapore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good culture, fun people and positive work environment for you to constantly improve yourself. Lots of opportunities to explore and contribute to the company

      Cons

      Sometimes might need to socialise and connect with more people, require you to do the xtra mile instead of organically connecting with people

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    3. 2.0
      Former Employee

      Goldman Experience

      Aug 26, 2021 - Operations 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      -Getting to work with plenty of highly motivated individuals -Challenging work environment to always keep one on their toes

      Cons

      -Generally long working hours -Highly competitive -Ruthless environment

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great

      Jun 11, 2021 - Programmer Analyst in Singapore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great work environment with smart people

      Cons

      Can get a little political

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    5. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to start your career.

      Mar 22, 2021 - Senior Associate in Singapore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Challenging and fast paced work environment. Work alongside the smartest people.

      Cons

      Expect Long Hours. Minimal work life balance, especially in Singapore.

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    6. 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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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      In general a very good firm to work for

      Oct 1, 2018 - Associate in Singapore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Strong culture; brilliant people; very efficient and effective working environment.

      Cons

      Too much pressure; people are always forced to "catch up" rather than more natural conversation

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good career choice

      Oct 15, 2017 - Strategist in Singapore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Incredible learning experiences and outstanding co-workers. Also, very nice working environment and good compensation.

      Cons

      Very conservative and a bit strict working environment.

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee

      GS culture

      Sep 29, 2017 -  
      Recommend
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      Pros

      consensus driven, collaborative working environment, value individual growth,

      Cons

      proactive to voicing out your own opinions, and stand firm for your own views,

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Operations Analyst

      Apr 4, 2017 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good working environment good people work culture open door policy quality of work compensation and benefits

      Cons

      Work life balance hectic work hours no public holiday

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