Macquarie Group Reviews | Glassdoor.com.au

Macquarie Group Reviews

Updated 21 September 2017
824 reviews

Filter

Filter

Full-timePart-time

3.5
StarStarStarStarStar
Rating TrendsRating Trends
Recommend to a friend
Approve of CEO
Macquarie Group Managing Director and CEO Nicholas W. Moore
Nicholas W. Moore
360 Ratings

824 Employee Reviews

Sort: PopularRatingDate

Pros
Cons
  • Work life balance is bit difficult to manage (in 69 reviews)

  • can be stressful and long hours (in 66 reviews)

More Pros and Cons

  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (1)

    "Make it your own"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sydney
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Macquarie Group full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Challenging, autonomous, change, innovative. Focused on delivery, good culture and opportunities to network, promotes collaboration. You get out what you put in.

    Cons

    Long hours expected when required (but not expected when not required). You need to be motivated to work individually, need to be able to adapt easily to change.


  2. "Really good working environment"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Really comfortable place, make employee enjoy working

    Cons

    No I found at the moment

    Advice to Management

    No I found at the moment


  3. "Investment Adviser"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Macquarie Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - flexibility
    - good work/life balance

    Cons

    - inefficient systems so you spend most of the time doing admin
    - poor management
    - lack of career progression
    - boring work

    Advice to Management

    Invest in the careers of your current employees or they will leave you...no wonder your staff have been walking out the door


  4. Is this helpful? The community relies on everyone sharing – Add Anonymous Review


  5. "Supported friendly environment to start"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Macquarie Group full-time

    Pros

    It is :
    Support
    Location
    Reputation
    Fruit
    Cereal
    This stupid thing wrong let me continue and I already have 5 words

    Cons

    Long hours
    Cost of food in the area


  6. "A great place to work"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sydney
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Macquarie Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Ability to take ownership and drive changes, travel opportunities, good remuneration, confident leadership

    Cons

    There is still a strong 'investment banking' culture and the hours can be very long


  7. "analyst macquarie"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Macquarie Group full-time

    Pros

    great office
    working with smart people

    Cons

    long hours
    competitive and sometimes working with difficult personalities


  8. Helpful (5)

    "Toxic"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Operations in Brisbane
    Former Employee - Operations in Brisbane
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Macquarie Group full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Having Macquarie Bank on my resume has elicited the comment 'if you worked there you can work anywhere and put up with anything' from several recruitment agency's and prospective employers

    Cons

    Bullying and emotional blackmail by management and team leaders. They suck you in, chew you up, ruin your physical and mental health then spit you out

    Advice to Management

    A complete overhaul of the way you treat your staff


  9. "Former Intern in RMG"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intern
    Former Employee - Intern
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - Very supportive
    - Great culture and people
    - Adaptive work environment

    Cons

    - Expectations not too clear
    - Workload can vary dramatically


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Good experience"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Analyst in Sydney
    Current Employee - Research Analyst in Sydney
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Macquarie Group full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    High achievers.. Highly driven. Opportunity for progression.

    Cons

    High performance management/bullying culture. Back office support not great.

    Advice to Management

    Understand what drives increasingly young working population


  11. "Great company offering reward for work"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Culture, Perks, Pay, Location, People

    Cons

    None that I'm aware so far.


Showing 824 of 885 reviews
Reset Filters