BlackRock Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated 21 Jul 2020

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BlackRock Chairman and CEO Laurence D. Fink
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  1. "Blackrock"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Managing Director 

    I worked at BlackRock full-time

    Pros

    work life balance was respected

    Cons

    sales held above investment returns

    BlackRock Response

    January 8, 2020HR Communication Officer

    Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We’re glad to hear that you had a positive experience in terms of work-life balance at BlackRock. We’re constantly looking for ways to improve and we’ll take your point of view into consideration.

  2. "Average Company"

    3.0
     

    I worked at BlackRock

    Pros

    Good benefits. Opportunities to move globally.

    Cons

    Work-life balance is not good.


  3. "Software developer"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Analyst in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at BlackRock full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Had good work life balance.

    Cons

    It depends team to team a it's a huge firm.

  4. "You should be at BlackRock!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Global Sourcing Partner in Wilmington, DE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BlackRock full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    I am truly a BR fan. When I think about where I’ve been throughout my career, I can sincerely say I hit a homerun with BlackRock. Great benefits! Great work life balance! Great culture! They really do get it here. Finally a place where I can bring my whole self to work.

    Cons

    BlackRock still has some work to do regarding Diversity but I am proud to say that they already have a plan in place to fix that by 2024.

  5. "Great place"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Vice President in Princeton, NJ
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BlackRock full-time

    Pros

    Good team, work life balance

    Cons

    Slow to promote, not staffed properly

  6. "Responsible for end to end email and campaign + Analysis and Insights"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Email Marketing Specialist in Gurgaon, Haryana

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

    Pros

    Great work and opportunities, inspiring leaders who will always push you to work hard and grow more.

    Cons

    Too much work pressure and little work life balance.

  7. "Investments"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Analyst in New York, NY
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Good culture with tons of I+D initiatives

    Cons

    Work-life balance can be challenging

  8. COVID-19

    "Excellent company - extremely inclusive!!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in Wilmington, DE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Working at BlackRock has provided me a great foundation to spring-board my career. The firm is incredibly inclusive that it allows all walks of life to excel and succeed. With the fast pace environment, it breeds incredibly innovation and pushing all individuals to showcase their full potential. I cannot say enough great things about this firm!

    Cons

    When there are deadlines that need to be met and urgent outstanding items, it can becomes difficult to foster a continuous work-life balance.

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  9. "Great Firm"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in Hong Kong
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BlackRock full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great benefits and work life balance

    Cons

    Management is not strong - lots of functional and regional inconsistencies

  10. Helpful (1)

    "I like that it's different everyday"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in Wilmington, DE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    "Unlimited" Flexable time off Pays well Decent benefits Promotes innovation

    Cons

    you need to know how to have a good work/life balance At times overwhelming Feel short staffed most days

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