Goldman Sachs Reviews

Updated May 21, 2022

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4.0
76%
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80%
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Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO David M. Solomon
David M. Solomon
2,197 Ratings
Pros
  • "Surrounded by very smart people(in 886 reviews)

  • "Great work environment for friends(in 434 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Long working hours no work life balance(in 2055 reviews)

  • "Long working hours occasionally(in 870 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year
      Featured Review

      Great place to start your career

      Oct 21, 2021 - Credit Risk Analyst in Salt Lake City, UT
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Learn a lot in a short amount of time. Given a lot of responsibility and autonomy after summitting initial (Steep) learning curve. The people are fantastic, best I've ever worked with.

      Cons

      Hours can be long, be sure to set boundaries Pay is okay

      6 people found this review helpful
    2. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Very good company

      Feb 12, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Very good company to work in

      Cons

      Too much workload at times

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    3. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Good company to work for, but policies can use some updating

      Mar 4, 2022 - Administrative Assistant 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      They offer amazing benefits and compensation

      Cons

      Outdated views on admins as it pertains to mobility, and general they frown upon admins working from home.

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    4. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Company

      Jan 12, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Better mobility opportunities in GS

      Cons

      Long working hours in the company

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      N/A

      Nov 24, 2021 - Associate in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good work environment and culture

      Cons

      Not enough opportunity for innovation

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good

      Oct 13, 2021 - Business Development in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
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      Pros

      No complaints - a lot of unnecessary pessimistic stigmatism around working in investment banking

      Cons

      No complaints - but hard work

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    7. 3.0
      Current Employee

      OK

      May 21, 2021 - Senior Java Developer 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Interesting projects and good people

      Cons

      a lot of work, but if U want to lear, good place to be

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to work

      Aug 24, 2020 - Graduate Student in Frankford
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good salary for analysts and growth opps.

      Cons

      Too much long hours each week.

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good spot to work

      Aug 11, 2020 - Anonymous Employee in Cork
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Paid well. Happy conditions for all

      Cons

      Worked hard. Long hours difficult

      1 person found this review helpful
    10. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Analyst

      Feb 16, 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good culture and good reputation across industry

      Cons

      Hours are random and people are hit or miss

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    Goldman Sachs has an overall rating of 4.0 out of 5, based on over 13,658 reviews left anonymously by employees. 76% of employees would recommend working at Goldman Sachs to a friend and 75% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Goldman Sachs employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.9 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Goldman Sachs. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

    76% of Goldman Sachs employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Goldman Sachs 3.0 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.8 for culture and values and 4.1 for career opportunities.

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