KKR Reviews

Updated 9 Jan 2021

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4.5
94%
Recommend to a Friend
99%
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KKR Co-Chairman and Co-CEO Henry R. Kravis
Henry R. Kravis
80 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great and smart people, very commercial oriented, great benefits(in 13 reviews)

  • "Great benefits, colleagues and salary(in 13 reviews)

Cons
  • "Also literally everything is a fire drill - zero work life balance(in 20 reviews)

  • "long hours, you should be careful(in 17 reviews)

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  1. "good"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Developer in Hyderābād
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at KKR part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The company was so good

    Cons

    the atmosphere was not so good

  2. "Top Investment House"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Senior Director 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - World class talent - Scale thinking - Ambition

    Cons

    - India office has a comparatively poorer clture


  3. "GREAT PLACE TO WORK"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Support Team in Mumbai
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at KKR full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    - Takes great care of all staff - Seasoned and performers have been around for years including support staff - Great facilities and pay for employees across board

    Cons

    - No place for non performance. - Generally the ones who complaint and are frustrated.

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  4. "one man show"

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

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

    Pros

    efficient processes, international exposure, great brand

    Cons

    not intellectually simulating, unnecessarily fast paced

  5. "good place to worn in"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at KKR

    Pros

    healthy working environment, a lot to learn

    Cons

    high level of stress due to work pressure

  6. "Strong Culture, Good Pay/Benefits"

    4.0
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    • Diversity & Inclusion
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    Current Employee - Principal in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at KKR full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    -Culture rooted in respect/partnership/excellence. -Contributions from all parts of the firm are recognized -The Firm does make a genuine effort to evolve and respond to employee feedback, both on the investing side and operations side

    Cons

    -Intense Type A culture might not be for everyone -Working over the weekends is common

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  7. "Generally speaking good place to work for"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Vice President in Beijing, Beijing

    I have been working at KKR full-time

    Pros

    Good place to work for and lots of deal opportunity

    Cons

    Not bad place to work for but hours are harsh sometimes

  8. "Great"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Analyst in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at KKR full-time

    Pros

    Very smart people and good work culture

    Cons

    Relatively long hours, including some weekends

  9. "Very good company"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Accountant in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at KKR part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Excellent team member, very friendly people

    Cons

    Difficult to entry, more networking

  10. "Great company to work for"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Vice President in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at KKR full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great and smart people, very commercial oriented, great benefits.

    Cons

    some bureaucracy like everywhere else

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