Bloomberg L.P. Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated 21 May 2020

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4.0
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Bloomberg L.P. Founder Michael R. Bloomberg
Michael R. Bloomberg
1,580 Ratings
Pros
  • "Free food for lunch in the Princeton office(in 378 reviews)

  • "Great benefits and opportunities overall(in 271 reviews)

Cons
  • "Long hours and very process driven(in 194 reviews)

  • "Not friendly to working from home (frowned upon), long working hours - difficult to find work/life balance(in 118 reviews)

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  1. "Decent place"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Business Analysis Manager 

    I worked at Bloomberg L.P. full-time

    Pros

    Good clients and decent people to work with

    Cons

    Long hours but if you can handle then its fine

  2. "Great Employer"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Writer/Producer in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Bloomberg L.P. full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Health benefits Paid Time off Company Picnic

    Cons

    Long Hours Lots of Bureaucrats Lots of Sycophants

  3. "Verry Good comapny to work for"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Global Data Analyst in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Bloomberg L.P. full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Many perks, good salary, great people

    Cons

    Lack of career direction/structure, some repetitive work, long hours

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  4. "great place to start off career in journalism"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Reporter in Seoul
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bloomberg L.P. full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    better compensation, free food, smart colleagues

    Cons

    long hours, work can be very intense but then thats why the firm remains highly competitive

  5. Helpful (4)

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    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Reporter in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Bloomberg L.P. full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Reliable employment, decent benefits.

    Cons

    Management, ageism, entrenched hierarchy, constant competition, toxic atmosphere, long hours.

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    "Very low salary - long working hours"

    1.0
    Current Employee - Analyst in London, England

    I have been working at Bloomberg L.P. full-time

    Pros

    nice building, Nice benefits, Nice location

    Cons

    Long forced long hours 8 to 6 pm meaning no way to see your kids. Very low pay compared to market rate.

  7. "Really great place to work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Recruiter in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bloomberg L.P. full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Smart people, Philanthropy work

    Cons

    Long hours and very process driven

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  8. "Great company to start your career"

    4.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Analytics in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Bloomberg L.P. full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great training Nice work atmosphere Great colleague

    Cons

    Long hours, not good work-life balance Low Bonus Micro management

  9. "Producer Role"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Producer in New York, NY

    I have been working at Bloomberg L.P. full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    It has good benefits and is a dynamic environment to work in

    Cons

    They can have long hours.

  10. "Great workplace and colleagues"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in London, England
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bloomberg L.P. full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Growth opportunities, learning is encouraged and there are a lot of courses available Amazing office and people to work with Volunteering opportunities

    Cons

    Long hours, staff turn over seems a bit high

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