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Morgan Stanley Reviews

Updated 21 April 2019
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  1. Featured Review

    "Vice President"

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    Current Employee - Vice President in London, England
    Current Employee - Vice President in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Morgan Stanley full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good organization with good career opportunities
    Strong culture and values

    Cons

    They pay less than peers


  2. "Morgan Stanley Culture"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Morgan Stanley full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great atmosphere with a great team of people

    Cons

    Nothing to report in particular

  3. "Investment Banking Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Investment Banking Analyst in London, England
    Former Employee - Investment Banking Analyst in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Morgan Stanley full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good pay, meritocracy, strong culture

    Cons

    Work can get repetitive, long working hours but in line with industry, learning curve flattens after a year at analyst level, limits future work opportunities to finance only


  4. "Quantitative Strategist"

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    Former Employee - Associate - Quantitative Research
    Former Employee - Associate - Quantitative Research
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Morgan Stanley part-time

    Pros

    Very useful experience for future career.

    Cons

    The level of research is not high.


  5. "Yes"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Morgan Stanley full-time

    Pros

    Superb company to work on

    Cons

    Nothing to declare no issue


  6. "Operations Analyst"

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

    I worked at Morgan Stanley full-time

    Pros

    New Modern Office
    Fast Paced Working Environment
    Supportive Team

    Cons

    Work/Life Balance
    Unpaid Overtime Hours
    Can Be Stressful At Times

    Advice to Management

    Allow more flexible hours to allow a good work/life balance.


  7. "VP Operations"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Morgan Stanley full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Culture, Opportunities, Career, Team, Giving back

    Cons

    Intensity, expectations, demanding environment,

  8. "Morgan Stanley is a good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Senior Business Manager in London, England
    Current Employee - Senior Business Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Morgan Stanley full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    There are a lot of good people at Morgan Stanley with a good culture.

    Cons

    Getting things to change can be challenging

    Advice to Management

    Allow senior managers to make more decisions on their own to allow change to happen quicker.


  9. "MO analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Morgan Stanley full-time

    Pros

    good grad program and place to network

    Cons

    pigeon holed and easy to get lost in large corp


  10. "Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Analyst in Glasgow, Scotland
    Current Employee - Analyst in Glasgow, Scotland
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Morgan Stanley full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great reputation
    Professional qualifications sponsorship
    Great facilities & perks (modern office, canteen, gym etc)

    Cons

    Long hours, unpaid overtime
    Too much work for one person
    Repetitive work, can easily be replaced by automation in near future
    Too Morgan Stanley specific, therefore hard to apply outside the company
    Promotions decided years in advance

    Advice to Management

    More meaningful career discussions with junior staff