Goldman Sachs Employee Reviews about "smart people"

Updated Jan 23, 2021

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Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO David M. Solomon
David M. Solomon
1,740 Ratings
Pros
  • "Very smart people enjoy working with them(in 719 reviews)

  • "It's so fun to work here because it has a great work environment(in 319 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Long working hours on most days(in 592 reviews)

  • "Highly competitive, no work life balance(in 208 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Analyst

      Jan 22, 2021 - Analyst in Bangalore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Smart people around you always

      Cons

      Competitive at its core, hierarchy

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Good company provided you're at the right place

      Jan 15, 2021 - Senior Analyst Operations in Bangalore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Culture, learnings, brand, exposure, smart people

      Cons

      Poor management, career transparency, pay below market average (operations) Campus hires are wealthy and affluent use GS to work for 3 years and head for an mba. Retained talent either need to network very hard, self marketing is more than actual work done

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Good learning environment

      Nov 23, 2020 - Vice President in Bangalore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Smart people, great campus, India focus

      Cons

      Globally matrixed structure, reporting lines sometimes blurred

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    4. 5.0
      Former Intern

      Great

      Nov 14, 2020 - Summer Analyst 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great team Smart people Flexible

      Cons

      None, the environment is phenomenal and very condusive

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    5. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Review

      Jan 8, 2021 - Analyst in Bangalore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      1) Smart people 2) Good place to work if interested in Finance

      Cons

      1) If interested in Technology and Software Engineering then not a good idea 2) Working hours are too much

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    6. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good place to learn

      Jan 22, 2021 - Associate in Bangalore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Smart people, decent wages, opportunity to Grow

      Cons

      Political environment, perception management needed

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      competitive, fast paced

      Sep 14, 2020 - Senior Financial Analyst in Bangalore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good pay, Great Team, Smart People, Challenging work.

      Cons

      long hours, Leadership challenges, No work-life balance, Stagnation of learning.

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    8. 3.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Good learning experience

      Dec 8, 2020 - Senior Analyst in Bangalore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Working with smart people and a stable firm

      Cons

      Extremely long working hours and pressure to perform

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great Place to work

      Sep 2, 2020 - Business Analyst in Bangalore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Extremely smart people to work with, there is a steep learning curve

      Cons

      None that I can think of

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    10. 5.0
      Former Intern

      Great Experience

      Sep 6, 2020 - Summer Analyst in Bangalore
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      You get to work with smart people

      Cons

      Too much networking required .

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