Goldman Sachs Employee Reviews about "work environment"

Updated 22 Dec 2020

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Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO David M. Solomon
David M. Solomon
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  • "Long working hours including weekends(in 552 reviews)

  • "there are no cons but at times no work-life balance(in 203 reviews)

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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. "G"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Analyst in Singapore

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    Good company working environment for trainees

    Cons

    Not much to say about goldman


  3. "In general a very good firm to work for"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time for more than 3 years

    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

  4. Helpful (1)

    "Good career choice"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Strategist in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    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.

  5. "GS culture"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs

    Pros

    consensus driven, collaborative working environment, value individual growth,

    Cons

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

  6. "Operations Analyst"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time

    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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  7. "Intern - Credit Risk Management"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Summer Analyst in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs for less than a year

    Pros

    Great working environment, intelligent and supportive full-time analysts/associates and managers, good learning place for someone starting out in Credit. Everyone is willing to impart knowledge as long as you are willing to learn and take on more responsibilities.

    Cons

    Work can get operational at times due to how the teams are structured. Most bottlenecks happen due to technology issues which may take several weeks to resolve. This really impedes workflow and efficiency.

  8. "Challenging work environment"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs

    Pros

    Great working environment to learn and grow yourself.

    Cons

    If you don't like challenge yourself or long hours, goldman sachs might not be a suitablel work place for you.

  9. "Highly recommended for everyone who takes the first job in the financial industry."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Investment Banking Analyst in Singapore
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs

    Pros

    Great reputation, great people, great working environment.

    Cons

    Big institution. Personal advancement may not be as quick as in other small shops.

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  10. "Excellent experience"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Analyst in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    Prioritize learning and mentorship, challenging work environment

    Cons

    Trajectory of business, long hours

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