Goldman Sachs Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated 24 Jul 2020

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  1. "Great place to start a career"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Associate in Bangalore

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

    Pros

    Good salary, work life balance is there

    Cons

    political org, tough to grow at times

  2. "Great workplace to showcase your analytical skills"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Business Analyst in Bangalore

    I worked at Goldman Sachs for less than a year

    Pros

    Work life balance is excellent

    Cons

    Can't think of any because everyting is great


  3. "Great company to work for"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Investment Banking Associate II in New York, NY

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits and decent pay. Lots of firm mobility and work from home flexibility that makes work life balance more manageable

    Cons

    Lots of long hours and unclear promotional timeline post analyst/associate program.

  4. "Great place"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Analyst in London, England

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Hard working culture, great exposure to leading companies. work/life balance could be improved on, but what do you expect.

    Cons

    Long hours and back-office politics

  5. "Fanatastic"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Associate in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Small teams, independence, relaxed, work life balance, good pay.

    Cons

    Vacation policy is not good in general but if you have a big thing coming up in life, they are liberal. tech stack at times is outdated but they are moving towards new technologies.

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  6. "Good"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Intern - Hourly 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Work life balance, Nice company, Nice manager

    Cons

    SWE not as important as other roles

  7. "Salt Lake City -Risk Senior Analyst"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Salt Lake City, UT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work -life balance; Professional communication

    Cons

    low salary starting salary was 48000; long hours - it requires at least 9 hours of work and you usually finish after 10 hrs

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  8. "Work life balance"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    Good work life balance here

    Cons

    None as per good culture.

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  9. "Not bad"

    3.0
    Current Intern - Intern 

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs for less than a year

    Pros

    Good work-life balance and decent pay.

    Cons

    Lower expectations from interns initially

  10. "Rapid initial growth, dies off"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Associate 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    You can grow your career rapidly if you sacrifice your work life balance.

    Cons

    Low pay for long hours

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