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J.P. Morgan Reviews

Updated 25 April 2019
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  • "not compatible with work/life balance" (in 884 reviews)

  • "Can be long hours depending on desk/product" (in 858 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Vice President"

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    Current Employee - Vice President in Cyberport (Hong Kong)
    Current Employee - Vice President in Cyberport (Hong Kong)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at J.P. Morgan full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great culture and good people
    Training and mobility

    Cons

    Organisation has become large and complicated

    Advice to Management

    Not applicable for this question


  2. "VP"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vice President Texhnology in Glasgow, Scotland
    Current Employee - Vice President Texhnology in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at J.P. Morgan part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexible, interesting, nice colleagues, nice environment

    Cons

    Lack of resources and staff end up picking up extra work when someone leaves

  3. "Associate"

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    Former Employee - Associate in London, England
    Former Employee - Associate in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at J.P. Morgan full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great career progression, great culture and people

    Cons

    No cons that I can think of

    Advice to Management

    No advice that I can think of


  4. "Associate"

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    Current Employee - Associate in Bournemouth, England
    Current Employee - Associate in Bournemouth, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at J.P. Morgan full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great place to learn many aspects of investment banking

    Cons

    No paid overtime. Promotion can be slow in operations teams due to large amount of senior associates and no open VP recs

    Advice to Management

    Encourage those hard working talented people in your skills so they develop with you instead of moving to a competitor


  5. "Fantastic opportunities"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at J.P. Morgan full-time

    Pros

    excellent systems, ongoing training. Opportunities to work almost anywhere in the world.

    Cons

    work life balance, Can be demanding. Too many meetings which frequently result in no benefit to anyone

    Advice to Management

    Gifted and quality employees don't always have to be dynamic and high flyers


  6. "Senior associate"

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate
    Current Employee - Senior Associate

    I have been working at J.P. Morgan full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    One of the best banks to work with

    Cons

    Little behind on technology stack


  7. "Work Experience"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bournemouth, England
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bournemouth, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at J.P. Morgan full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    1. Lots of learning - from a Software Engineering perspective and individual growth.
    2. Weekly walk-in onsite events and workshops to promote learning, exposure to what other teams are up to and staying up to date with latest technologies.
    3. Healthy and friendly culture.
    4. Good work-life balance

    Cons

    1. Too many controls in place on development and bringing technologies in.

  8. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at J.P. Morgan full-time

    Pros

    Salary, technology innovation, travel & flexible working

    Cons

    Hard graft, some projects on ancient tech, cutthroat environment

    Advice to Management

    Follow through on progression


  9. "Mostly Good"

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    Current Employee - Operations Analyst
    Current Employee - Operations Analyst

    I have been working at J.P. Morgan full-time

    Pros

    Great people - very intelligent and collaborative

    Cons

    Working Hours - occasionally the juniors will be given a big load last minute


  10. "A great experience"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bournemouth, England
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bournemouth, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at J.P. Morgan full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    being offered a chance to develop a wide variety of skills while working for above average pay. Great teams to work with and an interesting wider community.

    Cons

    Soooo much red tape to go live, additionally automating finances isn't the most exciting thing in the world.