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4.0
Average Rating
(based on 92 Goldman Sachs Review Ratings)

Ratings by Category

Company Culture
3.9
Growth Opportunities
3.7
People You Work With
4.3
Person You Work For
4.3
Rewards You Receive
4.1
Support You Get
4.1
Way You Work
4.0
Work Setting
4.2
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"Great place to work, with good compensation. They believe in putting all benefits in your pay. Do well in terms of being a firm with an open door policy. Surrounded by great bright people."
Posted 8 years ago in Jersey City, NJ
Goldman Sachs Employee

What do you like about working at Goldman Sachs?

"High-energy team culture is very good. Very smart people. Get to learn a lot of new stuff."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Get prepared to work lots of hours. You need to be very strong in your field of work and exhibit the passion to work there."

What don't you like about working at Goldman Sachs?

"Hard to get work-life balance. Cut-throat environment. Difficult to get a social life."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Enforce work-life balance in the culture. I would hire more people because there is always shortage of resources."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Goldman Sachs Employee
Company Culture 2 / 5
Account Operations Manager

What do you like about working at Goldman Sachs?

"We were contracted with Goldman Sachs and the culture was a very demanding but rewarding."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"The most important item to always keep in mind is to be yourself. Goldman loves achievers."

What don't you like about working at Goldman Sachs?

"The presentation and production centers I managed ran 24/7 and the hours and travel became a real tough burden to bear."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Never forget where you came from. Many of the managers were so far out of the daily grind that they forgot what it was like to work hard when it was needed."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Vice President

What do you like about working at Goldman Sachs?

"I like being busy and can handle pressure but I have been doing this for 10 years."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"If you are smart and you work hard you will make it."

What don't you like about working at Goldman Sachs?

"The hours are long and the stress is high. Too many people have been laid off and teams are too small. I have a long commute and a young child who I rarely see."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would not do anything different, this is a great company."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Equipment Services Project Manager

What do you like about working at Goldman Sachs?

"Vacation time is good, pay is really good, benefits, flexibility to work from home at times."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Decide if this is the profession you really want before saying yes, because its Goldman Sachs and pays well compared to other industries."

What don't you like about working at Goldman Sachs?

"Don't like the politics, the aggressive and pompous managers, the dull environment, corporate environment, stress of job."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"More liberal dress policy, less hours, less stress placed on face time, less politics."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Analyst
Work Setting 3 / 5 Company Culture 2 / 5
Administrative Assistant
Company Culture 3 / 5
Analyst

"Loved it."

What do you like about working at Goldman Sachs?

"Great company."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Creative Services Specialist

What do you like about working at Goldman Sachs?

"Building has medical center, gym, cafeteria, physical rehab center & lactation rooms."

What don't you like about working at Goldman Sachs?

"Big brother!"

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Trader

What do you like about working at Goldman Sachs?

"International, high profile, reputation, top notch, global, leader, rewarding, etc."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"No real piece of advice, good firm, top one in its industry, but industry as a whole probably not the best bet for the next few decades."

What don't you like about working at Goldman Sachs?

"Rigid, retrograde, stressful, pretentious, belongs in the past, not innovative anymore."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Progressist, open, social media friendly, press friendly, laid back, relaxed, transparent."

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Summer Analyst

What do you like about working at Goldman Sachs?

"Great environment, people love to work together, some people are friendly and others are not - but most are humble and collaborative."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Have passion and purpose, without that you will have a difficult time slipping through the cracks."

What don't you like about working at Goldman Sachs?

"I think the hours are the bad thing, and mostly waiting around to do work when you could be at home."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Spend more time on work-life balance, focus on making employees happy."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Summer Analyst

What do you like about working at Goldman Sachs?

"Most people are extremely helpful and work extremely well together."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Have passion and understand why you want to do something, a sense of purpose is extremely important."

What don't you like about working at Goldman Sachs?

"The work hours are bad, and sometimes there is face time, it is just part of the culture in all business professional environments."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would focus more on transforming the financial industry to provide balance to its employees and be more efficient."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Word Processing Supervisor
Support You Get 4.4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.6 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3.8 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Goldman Sachs Employee
Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Legal Billing Clerk
Person You Work For 4.9 / 5 People You Work With 4.7 / 5 Work Setting 4.8 / 5
Support You Get 4.7 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3.1 / 5
Company Culture 4.7 / 5

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Is Goldman Sachs a good company to work for?

Goldman Sachs has an overall rating of 4.0 Average Rating out of 5, based on over 92 Goldman Sachs Review Ratings left anonymously by Goldman Sachs employees, which is 3% higher than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. 98% of employees would recommend working at Goldman Sachs.

Does Goldman Sachs pay their employees well?

Goldman Sachs employees earn $75,000 annually on average, or $36 per hour, which is 14% higher than the national salary average of $66,000 per year. 42 Goldman Sachs employees have shared their salaries on CareerBliss. Find Goldman Sachs Salaries by Job Title.

How satisfied are employees working a Goldman Sachs?

98% of employees would recommend working at Goldman Sachs with the overall rating of 4.0 out of 5. Employees also rated Goldman Sachs 3.9 out of 5 for Company Culture, 4.1 for Rewards You Receive, 3.7 for Growth Opportunities and 4.1 for support you get.

What is the highest paying job at Goldman Sachs?

According to our data, the highest paying job at Goldman Sachs is a COO at $350,000 annually. Browse Goldman Sachs Salaries by Job Profile.

What is the lowest paying job at Goldman Sachs?

According to our data, the lowest paying job at Goldman Sachs is a Line Cook at $20,000 annually. Browse Goldman Sachs Salaries by Job Profile.

What are the pros and cons of working at Goldman Sachs?

According to reviews on CareerBliss, employees commonly rated the pros of working at Goldman Sachs to be Company Culture, Growth Opportunities, People You Work With and Person You Work For, and no cons.

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