Morgan Stanley Reviews

Updated 2 Mar 2021

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Morgan Stanley CEO James P. Gorman
James P. Gorman
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  1. Featured Review

    "Highly competitive culture, fast paced and rewarding."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Junior Trader in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Morgan Stanley full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great environment, focus on improving diversity and inclusion, highly competitive business units.

    Cons

    vast size of company and corporate structure may delay career progressions.

  2. "Upside capped, but stable salary"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Analyst in Singapore

    I worked at Morgan Stanley full-time

    Pros

    Stable income, decent culture and people

    Cons

    Upside compensation capped in recent years


  3. "Analyst"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Investment Banking Analyst in Singapore

    I have been working at Morgan Stanley full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits and compensation in all

    Cons

    Sweatshop as always, long and hard hours

  4. "Ms sg"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Morgan Stanley full-time

    Pros

    Above average insurance and perks

    Cons

    Bonus is below market rate

  5. "Engineer"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Morgan Stanley full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    good company to work with

    Cons

    career growth is not that fast

  6. "Recommended"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Associate in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Morgan Stanley full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Very good overall package to begin a career

    Cons

    sometimes very long working hours

  7. "Good pay"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Personal Banker in Singapore

    I have been working at Morgan Stanley full-time

    Pros

    Compensation is really ideal and better than most other places

    Cons

    Long working hours and intense culture

  8. "Branding"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Morgan Stanley in Singapore

    I worked at Morgan Stanley full-time

    Pros

    Good branding, good benefits for staff

    Cons

    Some colleagues not so noce

  9. "Not too bad to work in"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Client Service Representative in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Morgan Stanley full-time

    Pros

    Stable career Clear, you clearly know what you are expected Structured organisation Training is structured Procedure in place and updated

    Cons

    Progression can be slow Must know how to network

  10. "Good firm for juniors"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Research Associate in Singapore

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

    Pros

    Has a rather relaxed environment

    Cons

    Not ideal for those looking with a go-getter attitude as typical corporate culture means things move rather slowly here

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