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Updated 21 September 2017
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  1. "Best company to work with"

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    Former Employee - Analyst in Bengaluru
    Former Employee - Analyst in Bengaluru
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Best peers to work with

    Cons

    Work life balance is the biggest negative


  2. "Great Place to learn and grow"

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    Former Employee - Analyst in Bengaluru
    Former Employee - Analyst in Bengaluru
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good paymasters
    Good Policies
    Focus on long-term career growth

    Cons

    High work pressure
    Low work/life balance

    Advice to Management

    Management should be more open to internal mobility


  3. "Goldman Sachs Technology - a mixed bag"

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    Former Employee - Program Analyst in Bengaluru
    Former Employee - Program Analyst in Bengaluru
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Salary is good.
    Job perks are high for college freshers.
    Opportunity to seek internal mobility.

    Cons

    Work life balance is not assured.
    The quality of tasks is highly dependent on the team.
    In the tech sector, not a major chunk of development work comes to India. Mostly testing and support work.

    Advice to Management

    Invest in middle management.
    Many talented managers are leaving the firm due to lack of trust and authority given to long time veterans.


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  5. "Good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great place to learn. Good work get recognised

    Cons

    Provide more help with career planning.


  6. "Associate"

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    Former Employee - Associate in Bengaluru
    Former Employee - Associate in Bengaluru
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Work culture, quality of work and exposure to the markets is immense. Goldman Sachs creates opportunities for a wholesome growth of one's career and challenges one's experience and intellect on a daily basis.

    Cons

    Pressures of daily work and the constant regulatory focus and scrutiny make it a challenging organization to work in.

    Advice to Management

    The management is doing a good job.


  7. "Competitive work place but worth it"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    High pay, Great workplace, Talented colleagues

    Cons

    Crazy work hours, No work life balance


  8. "Good place to start your career"

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    Current Employee - Operations Analyst in Bengaluru
    Current Employee - Operations Analyst in Bengaluru
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Brand name | Talented colleagues | Personal & professional development.

    Cons

    KPO at the end of the day | Boutique banks will pay more | Hours can be stretched | Your experience depends on your immediate management.


  9. "Salary"

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    Former Employee - Analyst in Bengaluru
    Former Employee - Analyst in Bengaluru
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Goldman Sachs (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good work culture and compensation

    Cons

    Lots of work. Odd work hours.

    Advice to Management

    Spread the work more evenly.


  10. "GS Asset Management India: Good; Glass Ceiling"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    One of the best brands, top pay among peers, decent work life balance

    Cons

    Glass ceiling as progression in career stops post ~5-6 years. Little chances of shifting abroad post that. Might not have very good exit opps.


  11. "Nice work culture"

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    Current Employee - Associate in Bengaluru
    Current Employee - Associate in Bengaluru
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits and work culture, good management value, helps employees to grow, always you get a good support from ur manager

    Cons

    Too much work at times to meet project deadlines, there should be some more benefits when comes to other features like food, transport etc overall pay is very good


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