Morgan Stanley Reviews

Updated Sep 24, 2021

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Pros
  • "Good Work-life balance and good mobility(in 625 reviews)

  • "Diverse work culture with positive work environment(in 490 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "long working hours but manageable(in 249 reviews)

  • "Not much exposure to senior management(in 132 reviews)

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    1. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years
      Featured Review

      Great company

      Jan 14, 2021 - Associate in London, England, England
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      Pros

      Meritocracy with amazing colleagues and roles

      Cons

      Very large so avoid getting silo'd

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Application Developers building apps to support business functions

      Sep 24, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good culture, strong leadership and good people

      Cons

      Sometimes not challenging, routine and more red tap than expected

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    3. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Real Estate Investing

      Sep 20, 2021 - Vice President in London, England, England
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      Pros

      - Firm name - Great exposure

      Cons

      - Weak team & culture

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      OPS tasks a bit mundane

      Sep 20, 2021 - Graduate Analyst in Glasgow, Scotland, Scotland
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      Pros

      Great people, nice place to work

      Cons

      Very repetitive work with little scope to progress to more challenging departments

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great firm

      Sep 17, 2021 - Research Associate in London, England, England
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      Pros

      Nice people in great ppaces

      Cons

      Long hours but interesting work

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Amazing Employer

      Sep 15, 2021 - Java Software Developer in London, England, England
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      Pros

      Amazing culture Very knowledgable people Good working hours Flat hirarchy Amazing benefits Gym, Dry cleaning, canteen, hairdresser, FREE GP!! and more in the office you work at! No one shouts or curses at eachother (nothing like the movies)

      Cons

      They don't promote developers unless you go into management. They are actively working on it, but they have been for 2-3 years now. As most firms, they have started focusing hires in non-metro areas

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    7. 3.0
      Former Employee

      good start for graduates

      Sep 24, 2021 - Associate in London, England, England
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      Pros

      - establish processes for software development - provide good trainings to graduates

      Cons

      - has to deal with legacy technology but I imagine its similar situation in other banks - always says market not doing great when it comes to bonus day

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Good culture and team ethics. Poor work-life balance

      Sep 9, 2021 - Operations Analyst in Glasgow, Scotland, Scotland
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      Pros

      Very good atmosphere around the office and real sense of togetherness.

      Cons

      Little focus on flexibility and expected to work extra hours.

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Reception Administrator

      Sep 7, 2021 - Reception Administrator 
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      Pros

      Good work environment, great coworkers.

      Cons

      Salaries should be greater for the level of expectations required.

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good company

      Sep 5, 2021 - Vice President in London, England, England
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      Pros

      honest talks, work is appreciated

      Cons

      work can be long hours

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