CIT Reviews

Updated March 17, 2015
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  1. I have been working at CIT more than an year

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • 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)

    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 ManagementAdvice

    NA

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2. 1 person found this helpful

    What knowledge, what work?

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at CIT

    Pros

    Great place to work for those who don't have career ambitions and would like to be paid, have benefits, and flexibility.

    Cons

    -No growth
    -Little commitment to employee training
    -Unfulfilling, dull work
    -Unmotivated workers who are unknowledgeable and don't care to gain more knowledge
    -Great reluctance to do anything outside of one's job description
    -If you're a young professional, steer clear of this place
    -Atrocious culture
    -Hideous office space in Livingston

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3. Great place to work.

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

    I have been working at CIT

    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.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful

    AVP IT

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Livingston, NJ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Livingston, NJ

    I have been working at CIT

    Pros

    Benefits are good technology is advancing

    Cons

    Middle management is an issue , lack of communication

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Communicate and engage teams. Allow tears to be creative.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. 2 people found this helpful

    The overall company is well grounded and there is room for advancement

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

    I worked at CIT

    Pros

    opportunity to advance with the amount of positions

    Cons

    inability to advance due to unethical work habits such as favoritism.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    clean sweep management department along with HR department. Mild change would be ideal in moving forward.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful

    great atmosphere

    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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

    Pros

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

    Cons

    HR can be slow and sometimes difficult to work with.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  8. 1 person found this helpful

    Finance Organization VERY open to changing and adapting to current environment

    • Comp & Benefits
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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)

    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 ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful

    Risk Analyst

    • 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 full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    1) In Flux
    2) Work Life balance
    3) Bonuses

    Cons

    1) Bureaucratic
    2) Political
    3) Myopic
    4) Analysis Paralysis
    5) Incompetent

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Layoff people in overstaffed departments.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful

    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)

    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 ManagementAdvice

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. The company is defined by the wonderful people with whom you work

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at CIT

    Pros

    Great employees with good intent.

    Cons

    The company has no clear vision that can be articulated by the staff. Too many layoffs has depleted the enthusiasm of its wonderful employees.

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