Why I Am Leaving Goldman Sachs. ⇒

   14 March 2012, mid-morning

Today is my last day at Goldman Sachs. After almost 12 years at the firm — first as a summer intern while at Stanford, then in New York for 10 years, and now in London — I believe I have worked here long enough to understand the trajectory of its culture, its people and its identity. And I can honestly say that the environment now is as toxic and destructive as I have ever seen it.

There is a lot of similarity in this story and the one by James Whittaker about leaving Google.

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  1. Have been seeing a lot of stuff written about that op-ed.

    The Ballad of Greg Smith

    Why banks will continue to rip off clients

    What the Goldman guy should have written

    Hypocrisy as a Business Model

    It’s too bad this guy didn’t use his one chance to have put together a better piece. There are legitimate points to make about Goldman or the industry, but he didn’t do them justice.

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