The Blackstone Group Reviews

Updated Sep 21, 2021

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The Blackstone Group Chairman, CEO, and Co-Founder Stephen A. Schwarzman
Stephen A. Schwarzman
182 Ratings
Pros
  • "You will learn alot about the financial services industry, nice super smart people(in 31 reviews)

  • "Great place to work in our industry(in 16 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Long hours depending on the team you are on(in 58 reviews)

  • "Lacks work life balance, managers can be hard driving(in 35 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great employer with tremendous opportunity to grow

      Apr 25, 2021 - Associate in Singapore
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      Pros

      Holistic growth with endless opportunity to grow

      Cons

      None that bother at work

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good firm, but the team you join matters

      Jul 15, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Definitely working with smart people. Great benefits. Culture depends on the team you join.

      Cons

      If you join the wrong team, everyday can be a drag. Some middle management folks only look out for themselves

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    3. 5.0
      Former Employee

      leading global investment business investing capital

      Sep 21, 2021 - Marketing Executive in Cardiff, Wales, Wales
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The team worked together and served as the best assistance in learning and growing together

      Cons

      The work was a bit tiring and had to do double shifts

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    4. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great

      Sep 21, 2021 - Analyst 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Really great boss and exit oops lived by time there

      Cons

      Pay could be more decent

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      PMP Program

      Sep 20, 2021 - Analyst in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good exposure to portfolio companies

      Cons

      Compensation is not the best

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Analyst at the Blackstone Group

      Sep 15, 2021 - Analyst in New York, NY
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      Pros

      - Competitive pay - Career opportunities - Dynamic environment

      Cons

      - Long working hours ( 70 hrs per week)

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Good

      Sep 12, 2021 - product manager private equity in Zug, Zug
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very Good Company to work at

      Cons

      Not so Great vacation times

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      greate workplace

      Sep 1, 2021 - Real Estate Analyst in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - supportive environment - great opportunities - amazing management team

      Cons

      - some travel involved - h j

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    9. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to work

      Sep 14, 2021 - Analyst in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Strong senior leadership and growth opportunities.

      Cons

      Grueling hours and strict hierarchy.

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    10. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Do not support working mothers

      Sep 6, 2021 - Executive Assistant in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great team & great salary but completely overshadowed...

      Cons

      No understanding of the needs of new mothers after maternity leave. Hypocrisy and unfair, archaic rules across teams regarding flexible working and work/life balance.

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