CIT Reviews

Updated April 13, 2015
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CIT Chairman and CEO John A. Thain
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Pros
  • Depending on which department you are in, you usually have a great work life balance (in 16 reviews)

  • Good benefits package and reasonable work/life balance depending on role (in 15 reviews)

Cons
  • Senior management is not in touch with all of the businesses (in 8 reviews)

  • this was once a good company but senior management team broke it and continue to drive this ship in the dirt with reckless abandon (in 5 reviews)

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  1. Loved it, dynamic place

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in New York, NY

    I worked at CIT full-time (less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Manager cared about my development and offered many opportunities to apply myself. Great pay and room for independence.

    Cons

    Few birthing pains as the company was still growing, so one had a few delays here and there as posts/systems were being filled/developed. Felt like a bit of a startup as the company is transforming itself.

    Advice to Management

    Stay on the current path as change is essential and refreshing.

  2. Great

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at CIT

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Money money money money money

    Cons

    Hours hours hours hours glues

    Advice to Management

    None

  3. Helpful (1)

    Great

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at CIT

    Pros

    Work life balance and friendly staff

    Cons

    They are going through a merger

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  5. Love the Salt Lake Office

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at CIT

    Pros

    nice coworker, meaningful work, work life balance

    Cons

    human resources, and they are going through a merger

  6. I have been working at CIT more than an year

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Contractor - Operations
    Current Contractor - Operations

    I have been working at CIT as a contractor (more than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good Company, Good pay. Great benefits, employee awards, flexibility, work / life balance.

    Cons

    Career opportunities stunted due to reductions in positions but good if you are already a mid- to high-level employee

    Advice to Management

    NA

  7. Great place to work.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at CIT

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    I would definately recommend a job at CIT. Sometimes there is paralysis by analysis, but what company doesn't? The work/life balance is great. The company is very socailly conscious and does many things in the community. Teams from multiple departments work well together. I've seen many positive changes here in the time I've been with the company.

    Cons

    Learning and following the processes, but this is much improved.

  8. Helpful (1)

    great atmosphere

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jacksonville, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jacksonville, FL

    I have been working at CIT

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    great group of people, opportunities to advance, good benefits, work/life balance

    Cons

    HR can be slow and sometimes difficult to work with.

  9. Helpful (1)

    Finance Organization VERY open to changing and adapting to current environment

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Analyst in Livingston, NJ
    Current Employee - Analyst in Livingston, NJ

    I have been working at CIT full-time (less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Motivated individuals who care about each other. They are trying to get the old-school mentality out and adapt with changing ideas. With new merger with OneWest, CIT has good outlook.

    Competitive pay with industry. Actually slightly better than industry.

    When I was able to ask CEO John Thain about what type of qualities he would look for in someone he was hiring he replied by saying people who are motivated, smart, and most importantly people who you can get along with. If you

    Cons

    Not necessarily a Con but work consumes a giant portion of your life. Hard to balance everything else you want to do.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!

  10. Helpful (1)

    One of the best places to work.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous
    Current Employee - Anonymous

    I have been working at CIT full-time (more than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The company is very diverse and the management executives are eager to see you grow within the company.

    Cons

    The amount of your workload does not always reflect in your pay.

    Advice to Management

    Consider the advantages of investing in your employees by paying for certain certifications that may apply to their future role within the company.

  11. Great Company positioned for growth

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director in Livingston, NJ
    Current Employee - Director in Livingston, NJ

    I have been working at CIT full-time (more than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great culture with smart people and excellent work life balance.

    Cons

    Red tape to get things done can be challenging.

    Advice to Management

    Streamline processes and invest in current technology.

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