Goldman Sachs Reviews

Updated 15 Aug 2020

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4.0
78%
Recommend to a Friend
91%
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Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO David M. Solomon (no image)
David M. Solomon
459 Ratings
Pros
  • "Work with smart people, a lot of training opportunities(in 641 reviews)

  • "The company culture is amazing, very supportive work environment(in 266 reviews)

Cons
  • "not much except maybe working hours(in 480 reviews)

  • "there are no cons but at times no work-life balance(in 181 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Great firm"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Investment Banking Analyst in Sydney

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

    Pros

    Smartest people in finance and law

    Cons

    Long hours and tough expectations

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  2. "An amazing company."

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Investment Banking Analyst in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    This company pays really well.

    Cons

    This company makes you work hard.


  3. "Great place to work and learn"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Summer Analyst 

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    Really good pay, strong culture and a good global presence leading to plenty of opportunities

    Cons

    Very long hours and a lot of pressure

  4. "Atura Hotels Sydney review"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Bartender 

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs part-time

    Pros

    Great staff that are goal oriented

    Cons

    The pay is quite poor

  5. "Great place"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    Best investment bank of the world

    Cons

    Long hours is a must

  6. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Structure is really flat, can easily reach out to senior people if required. Work is always challenging.

    Cons

    Very tight deadlines for projects, do not easily catch up with latest tech trends.

  7. "Prestigious employer, but at a cost of a handful of toxic employees!"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great place to work, most people are collaborative and approachable.

    Cons

    A handful of disrespectful employees in Asia who do not treat other stakeholders in the same way as they would a client. They need to open their eyes to the fact that nothing is achieved in the greater scale of things without mutual respect, open collaboration and team work.

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  8. "Manager"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    Cool place to work Great management

    Cons

    Small team which means increased workload

  9. "analyst"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    good culture and team spirit

    Cons

    not much leave and hard to take it

  10. "Bad work environment"

    2.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    Prestige, good deal flow, smart colleagues

    Cons

    Terrible work environment, terrible work-life balance

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