Jefferies Reviews

Updated 12 Jan 2021

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3.9
73%
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92%
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Jefferies Chairman and CEO, Jefferies Group and Jefferies & Company Richard B. Handler
Richard B. Handler
242 Ratings
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  1. "-"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Admin Assistant in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Jefferies full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Really care for their employees

    Cons

    Can't really think of anything negative about Jefferies

  2. "Worst manger"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Senior Databases Engineer 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Jefferies full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Nothing is good, so please don't work

    Cons

    1. Less employee as compared to work 2. Manager is worst. 3. Holidays are less.


  3. "Equity research - poor work culture, very hierarchical"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Vice President in Mumbai
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Jefferies full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Small team, otherwise almost no pros

    Cons

    Lean team structure with no associate pool, poor sales distribution, negligible career progression or franchise building

  4. "Good place to work in the compsny SW"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Jefferies full-time

    Pros

    Good strong culture in the team

    Cons

    Small team so lot of work management

  5. "Big Data Engineer"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Jefferies full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexible timings, Good learning environment, Flat structure

    Cons

    Need more structured approach at higher management

  6. "Not the best place for career advancement"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Vice President in Mumbai
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Jefferies full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Growing practice in Equity Sales in India

    Cons

    Lots of politics in Asia, if you can make it into the league, good on you, if not you're better of elsewhere

  7. Helpful (1)

    "Associate IBanking"

    5.0
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    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Jefferies

    Pros

    Nicest people in I-Banking. Great team to work for.

    Cons

    Long hours can get very gruelling

  8. "Jefferies"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Assistant Vice President in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Jefferies for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good Work Place in India

    Cons

    Nothing much to say about India Office

  9. "Entrepreneurial, fast paced"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Associate General Counsel in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Jefferies full-time

    Pros

    Agile, client-focused, can-do organisation, hungry to grow and advance

    Cons

    Resource/support is light given all the front office growth an expansion

  10. "Great place"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in New York, NY

    I have been working at Jefferies full-time

    Pros

    There are Good people and opportunity

    Cons

    There is nothing to complain about

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