Goldman Sachs Employee Reviews about "working hours"

Updated 27 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. "operations analyst"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Analyst in Singapore

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    nice colleagues and managers to help you

    Cons

    not much except maybe working hours

  2. Helpful (1)

    "operations associate"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    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. "Nice"

    4.0
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern 

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs

    Pros

    Fun, encouraging, challenging and collaborative

    Cons

    work hours were very long

  4. "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

  5. "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

  6. "GOOD"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Analyst 

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    You will be working with smart people

    Cons

    Working hours can be long

  7. "Great place to kick start your career"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Senior Operations Specialist in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    career progression merit based system compensation open door diversity and inclusion

    Cons

    The working hours are long limited flexibility in working

  8. "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

  9. "Great Place to work and grow"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Work is interesting and challenging. Great working culture

    Cons

    Stress level is high, working hours is long

  10. "Pay is Good."

    4.0
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    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

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