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Morgan Stanley Reviews

Updated 16 Nov 2019

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  1. Featured Review

    "Vice President"

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

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

    Pros

    Good organization with good career opportunities Strong culture and values

    Cons

    They pay less than peers

    Morgan Stanley2019-01-15
  2. "Nice people, interesting tech problems, sometimes a bit left behind by modern world"

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    Current Employee - Software Developer in London, England
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Really great people No shortage of interesting technical problems

    Cons

    Too many in-house solutions that were probably groundbreaking in their day but hold the firm back now

    Advice to Management

    Maintain the culture, embrace the wider tech world

    Morgan Stanley2019-11-05
  3. "Good Place for Formative Years"

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    Current Employee - Vice President in London, England
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    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Smart and Talented People Management more transparent than other places Efficient Systems, Processes and Infrastructure

    Cons

    Not the most social place Have to be in with the right crowd to progress

    Morgan Stanley2019-11-09
  4. "Great to work for"

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

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

    Pros

    Good benefits, great culture, nice work environment

    Cons

    Risk adversity to new systems and suppliers, approvals required can hamper innovation

    Morgan Stanley2019-11-02
  5. "Good culture - smart folks"

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

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

    Pros

    It's no longer in its heyday but there is a great culture on the trading floor and smart people everywhere,

    Cons

    Slightly outclassed these days in trading by other banks.

    Morgan Stanley2019-10-31
  6. "Director"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible working is allowed to everyone

    Cons

    Political and hierarchical structure makes it extremely diffcult to navigate and grow

    Morgan Stanley2019-10-29
  7. "Morgan Stanley Associate"

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    Former Employee - Associate 

    I worked at Morgan Stanley full-time

    Pros

    high compensation, exciting for those who enjoy working intensely

    Cons

    very competitive and ruthless environment

    Morgan Stanley2019-10-13
  8. "Excellent"

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    Current Employee - Analyst in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great firm, fantastic mobility and opportunities

    Cons

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    Morgan Stanley2019-10-11
  9. "Hit and miss"

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    Former Employee - Analyst 

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

    Pros

    Lots of exposure and experience

    Cons

    Poor salary rises and bonuses

    Morgan Stanley2019-11-15
  10. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - V P in London, England
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Interesting work, smart people. Good life balance, best internal systems.

    Cons

    Cant come with any at this moment

    Advice to Management

    Merge front office technology with BU

    Morgan Stanley2019-10-03
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