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Morgan Stanley Reviews

Updated 19 Oct 2019

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Morgan Stanley CEO James P. Gorman
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2,781 Ratings
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  1. "Best company I have ever worked for"

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    Former Employee - Executive Director in Singapore
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Morgan Stanley full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Hard working, win culture, collaberative

    Cons

    Internal politics, like everywhere in investment banking

    Advice to Management

    Look carefully at where there are high levels of staff turnover, they should tell you that soemthign is wrong with the boss

    Morgan Stanley2019-09-11
  2. "Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Morgan Stanley full-time

    Pros

    Good working environment with great colleagues

    Cons

    Nothing to complain about for this company

    Morgan Stanley2019-09-05
  3. "Good culture"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Morgan Stanley full-time

    Pros

    Humble culture and nice colleagues

    Cons

    Job stability due to a few rounds of retrenchments

    Morgan Stanley2019-08-29
  4. "good place. care about employees"

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    Current Employee - Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Morgan Stanley full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    employees are treated with respect

    Cons

    monotonous work, long time to get interdepartment shift

    Morgan Stanley2019-09-07
  5. "Zero work-life balance"

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    Current Employee - Investment Banking Analyst 

    I have been working at Morgan Stanley full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Strong brand name and deal flow

    Cons

    No work life balance, people generally treated as resources

    Morgan Stanley2019-06-16
  6. Helpful (1)

    "Portfolio Manager"

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    Current Employee - Portfolio Manager in Singapore
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Morgan Stanley full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great culture Meritocratic Performance driven Flat hierarchy

    Cons

    Intense work hours Working weekends Unrealistic targets every year Low threshold to getting fired Weak employee loyalty as a result of constant fear of getting fired

    Advice to Management

    Hold the course

    Morgan Stanley2019-05-05
  7. "associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Morgan Stanley full-time

    Pros

    very transparent review process and compensation

    Cons

    politics playing a bigger role

    Morgan Stanley2019-03-31
  8. "VP - technology"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Morgan Stanley full-time

    Pros

    extremely good culture and colleagues

    Cons

    Salary is not competitive

    Morgan Stanley2019-03-23
  9. "Good to work for some time for expience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Morgan Stanley full-time

    Pros

    1. top level training 2. top level system

    Cons

    1. medium level salary 2. slow increase

    Advice to Management

    none

    Morgan Stanley2019-03-22
  10. "Excellent"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Morgan Stanley full-time

    Pros

    Attractive remuneration and great staff benefits, talented employees and co-workers challenges your everyday.

    Cons

    Work-life balance is bad but salary makes up for it.

    Morgan Stanley2019-03-16
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