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Credit Suisse Director Reviews

Updated 22 Jun 2019

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Credit Suisse CEO Tidjane Thiam
Tidjane Thiam
25 Ratings
  1. Helpful (2)

    "Be very careful joining CS in Australia - it is in freefall!"

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    Current Employee - Director in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    None that can think of at the moment

    Cons

    Too many management levels with insufficient experience at Equities. Culture is being destroyed by cost cutting.

    Credit Suisse2012-09-07
  2. Helpful (1)

    "Great people, poor pay"

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      Current Employee - Director 

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

      Pros

      Terrific colleagues, congenial atmosphere, decent work-life balance

      Cons

      Pay off market with zero advancement opportunities

      Credit Suisse2019-06-20
    • "Good People"

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      Current Employee - Director in London, England
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

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

      Pros

      There is a good work life balance

      Cons

      There is too much admin

      Credit Suisse2019-06-03
    • Helpful (1)

      "Avoid Equities technology,"

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      Former Employee - Managing Director in New York, NY
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

      I worked at Credit Suisse full-time for more than 5 years

      Pros

      CEO is trying to move the company in the right direction Good benefits, great 401k with aftertax contribution

      Cons

      Worst culture ever experienced No HR or MIS help in person, all online chatbots or webpages Constant cost cutting every year, hiring the cheapest talent who cannot quit due to visa lockup, all the good people left, lazy employees Head of group flies out the door at 4pm no matter what, halfway retired but still collects paycheck Blame game is rampant, sneaky coworkers who will backstab No respect for employee opinions...

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      Advice to Management

      You are mgmt, so you must know everything, right? Why should l I help you figure it out?

      Credit Suisse2019-06-22
    • "Solid Bank"

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      Current Employee - Director in Zürich
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

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

      Pros

      Good positioning Decent salary Good street side reputation

      Cons

      Weak management Toxic culture Poor meritocracy Focus on Wealth Management only

      Credit Suisse2019-05-19
    • Helpful (1)

      "Typical Investment bank"

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      Former Employee - Director in New York, NY

      I worked at Credit Suisse full-time for more than 10 years

      Pros

      Relatively laid back compared with other investment banks. Great low key location, right next to Madison Square Park and the original Shake Shack.

      Cons

      A sense of laziness, not striving to be the best.

      Credit Suisse2019-02-08
    • Helpful (1)

      "The best have left"

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      Former Employee - Managing Director in Singapore
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I worked at Credit Suisse full-time for more than 10 years

      Pros

      When I started there in the early 2000s the place was a wonderful place with great colleagues

      Cons

      Business has dried up and change of strategy too often

      Advice to Management

      Less layers of management. Stick to your strategy Hire less useless people

      Credit Suisse2019-02-24
    • "Director salary"

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      Former Employee - Director in São Paulo, São Paulo
      Doesn't Recommend
      Positive Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I worked at Credit Suisse full-time for more than 10 years

      Pros

      Good environment, good people and fair pay

      Cons

      Currently downsizing its operation, so more to happen

      Credit Suisse2019-02-05
    • "CS"

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      Former Employee - Director in New York, NY

      I worked at Credit Suisse full-time for more than 10 years

      Pros

      CS is a collaborative and empowering organization

      Cons

      CS has large outsourcing which makes it difficult work with team in that time zone

      Credit Suisse2019-02-03
    • "Solid large bank experience working in different divisions"

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        Former Employee - Director in New York, NY

        I worked at Credit Suisse full-time for more than 8 years

        Pros

        Colleagues were a pleasure to work with

        Cons

        Strategic direction was misleading at times.

        Credit Suisse2019-01-31
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