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Q&A With Goldman Sachs Employees

At every step of our employees’ careers we invest in them, and ensure their interests remain focused on the long term and closely aligned with those of our clients and shareholders. Our goals are to maximize individual potential, increase commercial effectiveness, reinforce the firm’s culture, expand our people’s professional opportunities, and help them contribute positively to their greater communities.

How employees describe working at Goldman Sachs

It is wonderful to work here

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Terrible compensation, and no transparency.

As UX Designer, it is not as bad as an investment banker's workload.

Is mainly a culture and team fit

The return to office mandate is completely out of touch with the reality of individual employee preferences as well as ability to be effective.

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What it's like to work at Goldman Sachs

  • Goldman Sachs employees generally work 10.2 hrs a day
  • Employees at Goldman Sachs report the work pace is extremely fast
  • On a typical day, employees at Goldman Sachs have 2 meetings
  • 80% of Goldman Sachs employees look forward to interacting with their team every day
  • Goldman Sachs employees most often take 20-30 paid vacation and sick days each year
  • 63% of Goldman Sachs employees report they are happy with their work life balance
  • Goldman Sachs employees typically get valuable feedback on how to improve at work Once a year
  • 69% of Goldman Sachs employees call their work environment positive

Q&A With Goldman Sachs Employees

Asked to all employees at Goldman Sachs

  • Time for Lloyd to sail off into the sunset.

  • He should retire. He has made his mark on the firm. But now it is time to move beyond.

  • Very positive view.

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Asked to all employees at Goldman Sachs

  • Does not exist unless you force it in.

  • There isn’t. Let’s not kid ourselves.

  • Depends on the team but has been getting better

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Asked to all employees at Goldman Sachs

  • Option to work from home.

  • There is the ability to work remote at times. I do not know if we have many fully remote positions.

  • There are a few not many

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Asked to all employees at Goldman Sachs

  • In secret, steeped in mystery... unless you are on the committee making the decision.

  • In secret with little visibility.

  • Minimum work experience , project performance and culture carrier

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Asked to all employees at Goldman Sachs

  • Once a year.

  • Compensation is done once per year. Raises are less than a cost of living increase unless you are on the revenue side and/or you have someone championing you.

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Asked to all employees at Goldman Sachs

  • health, dental, vision, 401k

  • Health, vision, vacation, sick leave, 401k, among others.

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Asked to all employees at Goldman Sachs

  • Going home every day.

  • Working with some of the people left.

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Asked to all employees at Goldman Sachs

  • Growing - MARCUS. Difficulties - FICC

  • MARCUS and possibly FICC respectively.

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Asked to all employees at Goldman Sachs

  • It’s quite good. The minimum you get is 18 paid days a year and 9 sick days. The longer you are at the firm it increases e.g after 5 years you get 5 extra days and after 10 you get 10 extra days.

  • Pretty good - 21 days minimum amount in the US and then get more when promoted or been longer at firm. Also get 5 extra days when married.

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Asked to all employees at Goldman Sachs

  • yes both

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Asked to the Engineering Department at Goldman Sachs

  • Great pay overall, but you work a lot to get it.

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Asked to the Engineering Department at Goldman Sachs

  • One of the biggest departments in the company.

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Asked to the Engineering Department at Goldman Sachs

  • Good leadership, but lots of changes the past few years.

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Asked to the Engineering Department at Goldman Sachs

  • Most people work between 45 - 50 hours a week with some weekend work at times.

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Asked to all employees at Goldman Sachs

  • Going home at the end of the day.

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Asked to all employees at Goldman Sachs

  • Depends on the team, but often non-existant.

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Asked to all employees at Goldman Sachs

  • Top Employee Response

    Skills wise, not much. Patience wise, every second of every day.

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Asked to all employees at Goldman Sachs

  • On many days it makes it hard to get out of bed.

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Asked to all employees at Goldman Sachs

  • Preventing you from trading or making much if any money outside the firm.

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Asked to all employees at Goldman Sachs

  • There is... but then it goes too far so that if you fall into what is sometimes considered the general demographic in finance now becomes the minority.

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Asked to all employees at Goldman Sachs

  • How little pay one would get unless they had a godfather.

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Asked to all employees at Goldman Sachs

  • Start paying people again.

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Asked to all employees at Goldman Sachs

  • Has not existed in a decade. So, cannot really tell you anymore.

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Asked to all employees at Goldman Sachs

  • Can't go much lower.

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36% of Goldman Sachs employees would encourage their friends to become coworkers, whereas 36% are neutral and 28% would not recommend working at Goldman Sachs to their friends.

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