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Updated 20 June 2018
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Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO Lloyd C. Blankfein
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Pros
  • "Smart people both on the business and on the tech side" (in 487 reviews)

  • "Learn a lot, tons of autonomy, opportunity to advance" (in 110 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work life balance may not be good" (in 841 reviews)

  • "You work long hours (IB division)" (in 955 reviews)

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  1. "Analyst"

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

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

    Pros

    Great culture, brand name to encash

    Cons

    Stretched work hours and quality of work in initial years being a part of a big firm


  2. Helpful (1)

    "General culture of hardwork and excellence"

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

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Exceptionally smart colleagues and peers
    Friendly college-like atmosphere
    Good pay
    Understanding and supportive managers

    Cons

    Long working hours
    Sometimes distance from business prevents growth

  3. "Good Company to work for"

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

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    1. Adds a brand to your resume.
    2. Awesome work culture.
    3. People are technically good.
    4. Good bonus and hike if you are good performer

    Cons

    1. Too many restrictions as its a bank.
    2. Very few teams working on current technologies.
    3. Technical growth is slow.


  4. "Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    Great Company to work with

    Cons

    Work Life Balance, Work Life Balance


  5. "Vice President"

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    Former Employee - Vice President Operations in Bengaluru
    Former Employee - Vice President Operations in Bengaluru
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    You build a character or identity
    Great opportunities

    Cons

    Suffers from same challenge like other Investment Banks. Creativity gets lost due to size and magnitude

    Advice to Management

    Decentralize teams to build innovation


  6. "Review"

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    Current Employee - Analyst in Bengaluru
    Current Employee - Analyst in Bengaluru
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good location and a nice culture within work

    Cons

    Suck up to your boss


  7. "Vice President"

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    Current Employee - Vice President in Bengaluru
    Current Employee - Vice President in Bengaluru
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Professional work culture, Flat organisation structure

    Cons

    Work life balance is a challenge

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Awesome firm to work with"

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

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Trainings, quality of work and payscale. Cafeteria and Transportation facilities are way above of the other competitors

    Cons

    Work can be super lot at times. To grow in the company you need networking skills


  9. "Great place to learn and grow"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    Exponential learning curve and Great money

    Cons

    No work life balance
    Long late night hours


  10. "Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    Dynamic; Transparent; Helpful Senior Management; Opportunity to learn;

    Cons

    Too much flux;
    Long work hours;


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