Jefferies & Company
3.2 of 5 85 reviews
www.jefferies.com New York, NY 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Fixed Income Analyst

Fixed Income Analyst (Former Employee)
Stamford, CT (US)

I worked at Jefferies & Company as an intern for less than a year

ProsGet to work with MDs, Get some hands on experience, smart guys working there, MBS and High Yield is awesome loved it

ConsUnstructured internship, don't get opportunities to actually help workers, don't do that much during internship, great time, was really fun, but wanted to learn more and contribute more

Advice to Senior ManagementOrganize internship program

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Company has a serious lack of communication within members the team and between management and employees.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Jefferies & Company


Pros: They are willing to pay well as long as you… Cons: Bad credit rating. One minor crisis and the company will… Advice to Senior Management: Communicate better with employees. Be more specific in presenting goals… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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IT Dept is low expectations, low output. A few stars carry a lot of low contributing head count. Can be bureaucratic.

Vice President (Former Employee)
New York, NY (US)

I worked at Jefferies & Company full-time for more than a year


Pros: Potential career growth if you are willing to fight for it. Old guard (Equities) is ripe for shakeup if you… Cons: Sometimes felt like a special education prison (IT) TPS reports can… Advice to Senior Management: Richard Handler is sketchy, watchout !!! No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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