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Very good place to work.
HP Operations Orchestration developer (Former Employee), Bangalore, KASeptember 29, 2014
Pros: amazing place for any one to work.
Cons: almost no cons
work culture is very good and amazing people to work with.
would like to go back again if i get any opportunity.
spent a lot of time working.
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Professional colleagues
Reconciliation Analyst (Former Employee), New York, NYSeptember 28, 2014
Very stressful work environment, no work-life balance. Colleagues were wonderful to work with.
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High Pressure Dynamic Environment
Senior Administrative Assistant (Former Employee), New York, NYSeptember 23, 2014
Pros: challening
Cons: too many hours
Senior Administrative Assistant to Five Managing Directors and Senior Management: 2007 to 2011
• Scheduled high level meetings within and outside of Goldman Sachs, including, but not limited to, Senior Management, SEC, Federal Reserve Bank;
• Screened calls for the Managing Partner and other Managing Directors;
• Distributed minutes/reports to various – more... committees for weekly Executive Meetings;
• Compiled slides and combined them into a PDF format, ensuring accuracy in the placement of all pages within the report; upload reports to SharePoint, Federal Secure Zones and SEC sites;
• Organized complex travel reservations, visas, cross-border training modules, expense reporting, petty cash;
• Reconciliation of attendance for New York and London offices;
• Update and confirm funds the Company would be reporting at the Onshore and Offshore quarterly board meetings by registering funds into an Excel spreadsheet;
• Recruiting support, including lodging and travel for candidates, organizing interviews, and meals;
• PowerPoint Presentations;
• New employee provisioning;
• Supplies and equipment maintenance for the Department;
• Organize, on a company-specific site, classes for the Career Development Committee which includes a monthly learning series;
• Possesses the ability to work proficiently in a high pressure and volatile environment;
• Perform a wide range of confidential administrative tasks including answering and directing calls, emailing, faxing, written correspondence, filing all documents in a secure zone. – less
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Productive and confident workers
Balancer Tradechecker (Former Employee), Chicago, ILSeptember 21, 2014
A day at work started between 5:30am till about 2pm.
Tradechecking and Balancing brokerage accounts.
Management worked well us on problem solving.
The coworkers worked as a team.
We alll worked well with each otherwith the acconts and troubleshooting
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A great place to work.
Technical Specialist/Analyst (Former Employee), Chicago, ILSeptember 19, 2014
Pros: a great company with great people.
A great company to work for. An opportunity everyday to gain new experience and skills. There was never a dull moment.
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Experienced commodities professional
Trader (Former Employee), New YorkSeptember 19, 2014
I have worked in the commodities field for the last 12 years focusing on natural gas and electricity. I've held various trading and sales roles during my tenor and I have developed many key relationships during this time.
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Nice productive work place
Vice President in PWM Custody Technology (Current Employee), Salt Lake City, UTSeptember 16, 2014
It's a nice place to work. I had gained lot of experience and knowledge throughout my career.
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Good for a newbie
New Associate Program Analyst (Former Employee), Bangalore, KASeptember 14, 2014
Pros: great company
Cons: work life balance
I started my career here. I got to know about the financial markets, thanks to Goldman's long training sessions. Also, I learnt a lot about the team dynamics. Work life balance is the one that you need to compromise on a little.
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Productive and tension-free workplace
IT Analyst (Former Employee), Bangalore, KASeptember 14, 2014
Pros: compensation, free food, breaks, young energetic atmosphere, growth opportunities
Cons: i can't think of any
The typical work day to me, is enjoying what I am doing, while working with my fellow workers. I hope to learn new things ever day, and pass my knowledge to the public. I always try to listen to and follow directions given to me by my superiors.I try always to get along with my co-workers,and work as a team. The hardest part of any new job is,just to – more... get use to it.Just ding a good job is good to me. – less
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Excellent learning, Productive and fun workplace
Technology Lead (Current Employee), Salt Lake City, UTSeptember 4, 2014
Pros: challenging work, steep learning curve
Cons: critical work - leads to long hours sometimes
Good work culture. Supportive mentors and colleagues. Quite challenging work. Time management is very important. Fun place.
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Business Culture was awesome
Program Manager (Current Employee), Kabul AfghanistanAugust 27, 2014
This was good organisation, the office environment was friendly and all the staff were skilful and they were helpful for each other in the work place.
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Friendly Environment.
QA Analyst (Current Employee), New York, NYAugust 25, 2014
Pros: weekly breakfast
Cons: healthcare 401k
Productive Work Place. Investment Bank Environment. Qa Team Are Excellent & cooperative also Helpful.
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Professional and fun place
Business Partner (Current Employee), Bangalore, KAAugust 24, 2014
Pros: employee benefits
Cons: long hours
Goldman Sachs is the place where I will recommend for others. Co-workers are very professional and highly talented. Any job in GS is hectic.
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N/A (Current Employee), N/AAugust 20, 2014
Great colleagues. Interesting work. Excellent environment for people who want to stay for their entire career in one place.
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excellent benefits
Senior Analyst, Equities Technology (Current Employee), NYCAugust 19, 2014
top notch people.
excellent benefits.
poor work life balance
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Great experience during my internship at American Express.
Associate Rep (Former Employee), New York, NYAugust 18, 2014
Pros: the team leader, and group learning centers provided all my teaching skills for free.
Cons: my internship was over
I learned the value of what it was not to be paid during long working ours as an internship, the experience was intense and learned all my accounting skills at American Express,

My co-workers were very kind and always so eager to go to work and conducting new business and providing me with all the tools and job functions to make sure I was learning – more... and maintaining all services.

I have to say the hardest part of my job that they were not enough hours in the day to keep working here at American Express, this is one company that set my future in the wright directions. – less
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Fantastic company to work for.
Event Coordinator (Former Employee), New York, NYAugust 17, 2014
The most enjoyable part was working with people all over the globe.
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Highly productive
Associate - Lead Specialist (Former Employee), Bangalore, KAAugust 11, 2014
- Responsible for all intercompany monitoring, reconciliations and reporting which are used to facilitate
transactions between a GS Company and its affiliates through independent cash and stock reconciliations.
- Managing work specific risk by monitoring and preparing daily and weekly reports to ensure transparency to the Management which includes forecasting.
- – more... Handled the cash Management process liaising with the GS internal treasury team to make sure the cash inflows are reconciled to the GS books and records
- Analyzing the presenting statistics of Business volumes and achievements to the senior management on a weekly basis.
- To monitor and validate positions from which we are due to receive or pay coupon/dividend to clients.
- Was involved in developing and testing of strategic technology and implementation of new process initiatives to ensure adequacy in controls to mitigate financial, regulatory and reputational risks for the firm.
- Organizing calls with the market agents/clients to discuss payments.
- To closely monitor balances and assign them to relevant teams and substantiate on a daily basis.
- Reconciling the balances in case of cash discrepancy
- Respond to Internal and External inquiries and queries and concerns from Clients and providing solutions.
- To handle day to day work challenges confidently, adjusting to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity and rapid change. – less
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Productive
OPERATIONS INTERN (Former Employee), BangaloreAugust 7, 2014
a typical day at work
what you learned
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Fantastic people -- you must be passionate about the work
Summer Analyst, Options Operations (Former Employee), Chicago, ILAugust 4, 2014
Fantastic people, you must be passionate about the day-to-day elements of work to make it here though.

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