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Goldman Sachs Employee Reviews

Out of 117 Goldman Sachs employee reviews, 64% were positive. The remaining 36% were constructive reviews with the goal of helping Goldman Sachs improve their work culture. The Finance team, with 88% positive reviews, reports the best experience at Goldman Sachs compared to all other departments at the company. The Engineering team offered the most constructive feedback, with 43% of that department's reviews constructive in nature.

What do you like best about the leadership team?

Leadership Reviews

They are nice and work hard. idk much to say.

approachable, young, smart, good advices

Strong leaders and easy to talk to and build relationships with.

Coaching culture, level playing field

They give employees a lot of autonomy

What does the leadership team need to get better at?

Leadership Reviews

Good luck with the new job

Customer focus , client driven, caring about employee

Stop running your team into the ground.

Stop hiring narcissists that have no management skills. Dig deeper into the backgrounds of people you put in leadership roles.

Their strategies revolve more around getting themselves promoted than around companie's benefits. They mostly have no clue of what teams under them are actually doing.

Review from Engineering Dept

What is the best part about your compensation package?

Compensation Reviews

Very fair and competitive pay.

The health benefits are really good

High pay , large bonus , stock grant

Cash money. Great bonuses too

Review from Engineering Dept

Compensation package is base pay and annual performance bonus.

Review from Finance Dept

Why do you feel undervalued and what would make you feel better about your compensation?

Compensation Reviews

Compensation is not competitive. I would make more money as a server in most restaurants.

Momentary compensation is good, however the leave policies, esp. compared to Europe feel lacking.

all the years i have been working and the increase in salary has been awful, just around 6 % in 3 years. Bonus has been paid unfairly and no equity comp

Firm is behind the curve in compensation compared to our peers as of Q3 2021

Raise the salaries of your employees instead of spending money on private jets for your CEO and his stupid diva demands. Together with the entitled senior managers who are out of touch with the day to day lives of people who make the company money.

What are some of the best things about your team?

Team Reviews

Team members are very easy to get along with and above all, driven.

No need to disclose on here

Hard working team that's eager to learn. Works together to get the job done.

Talented and hard working. Smart.

High motivation, high competency , strong work ethic

What do your coworkers need to improve and how could you work together better?

Team Reviews

So many people there just to collect a paycheck, no one loves working there. It

We need better collaboration technology platforms. There is a lot of duplication in terms of effort and some times feel chaotic. Better communication from the Divisional Leadership and better organization of teams will help deliver more

Review from Engineering Dept

They hire the very best but anyone who stays for more than 3 years becomes dire boring and corrupted

Review from Engineering Dept

Take on more ownership on issues

What is most positive about the culture and environment at your company?

Environment Reviews

Blamelessness and working towards goals

Focus on people and their careers. Leaders aren't afraid to lose talent to another team if it makes the whole organization better in order to foster that person's career.

High level of competence of employees

Encouraging words from teammates when we have successes or failures

Review from Engineering Dept

The culture at Goldman Sachs Corporation is focused on excellence.

Review from Finance Dept

What needs to change to make the company culture better?

Environment Reviews

There should be more compassion and care shown towards low ranking employees

Better strategy and planning needs to be done

Promote and nurture the people who do good work. Don’t just promote your other white friend

Better assignments. Less pressure from management who actually knows nothing about ground work and expects enormously. Middle management should think more about their team than bonuses

Review from Engineering Dept

2 words. Sweat shop.

Review from Finance Dept

What did you like most about the interview process?

Interviews Reviews

Is mainly a culture and team fit

Very interactive and clear instructions on how to prepare

Interactive, honest, organised, fast, challenging

Not rushed, spoke with professionals who were interested in me and my fit at the firm.

all interviewers are supportive and genuinely interested in making you succeed

What would you improve about your company's interview process?

Interviews Reviews

Get the right people in there to make these decisions

Have a plan or structure and format to follow. Have a team that follows up without being promted.

Lesser number of interviews. People ask similar stuff in multiple interviews, they really need to make their interview process rather centralized

Review from Engineering Dept

What makes you most happy at work?

Outlook Reviews

working with my team and getting to spend time with them

Working with great co-workers and my lunch break

The people I work with day to day. The pride in the work we do for our clients.

Satisfied clients / full filling expectations

Building cool stuff coming up with cool new ideas

Review from Engineering Dept

What's going wrong and how can it be improved?

Outlook Reviews

They are not picking the right managers to run different divisions

No one wants to go to work to deal with politics.

Minimized bonus and salary difference. that will make people specially managers stop thinking in terms of years, management needs to have clear vision.

Review from Engineering Dept

Work can get stuck waiting on other teams, sometimes feel helpless and not able to contribute effectively

What do you like best about your company?

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