Eaton Vance Reviews

Updated June 23, 2015
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Eaton Vance Chairman and CEO Tom Faust Jr.
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  1. Nice company

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Eaton Vance

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great people, well run institution, cares about its employees

    Cons

    Your experience depends upon the team you work for; some great, some not so great


  2. Intern

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Performance Analyst in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Performance Analyst in Boston, MA

    I worked at Eaton Vance

    Pros

    Very nice people to work with.

    Cons

    Not exciting work but it was good first step


  3. Great way to get your foot in the door

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Eaton Vance

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

    Pros

    Great Hours and great managers

    Cons

    Lower pay than most of the industry for the same position


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  5. VP Actively Discourage People from Joining

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Eaton Vance full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Nothing comes to mind. They rely on their distributors to sell the product. I would recommend anyone considering using our products to look at low fee market index as the performance will surely outperform any EV fund in the medium to long run.

    Cons

    I actively discourage anyone who has potential and the means to get a better job because this place is a death spiral. Low quality investment manager. No exit opportunities since few of heard of this place.

    Advice to Management

    Return capital to investors and fold up. Stop wasting shareholder equity on worthless acquisitions. This is an underperforming shop.


  6. Horrendous

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Eaton Vance full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    None none none none none.

    Cons

    Where shall I begin? Mediocre comes to mind when I think of Eaton Vance for the quality of work produced. The misallocation of resources and truly incompetent culture that's pervasive here is unbelievable. There shouldn't be room for investment managers like Eaton Vance as the service level is far below acceptable.

    Advice to Management

    Time to change it up and transfer funds to more knowledgeable firms.


  7. Helpful (1)

    Great experience

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Eaton Vance

    Pros

    Great people, good environment., strong company

    Cons

    Heavy workload, can become stressful, turnover make it hard to train new employees


  8. VP Department Manager

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vice President Department Manager in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Vice President Department Manager in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Eaton Vance

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

    Pros

    Outstanding company with world class culture

    Cons

    None none none none none

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up.


  9. Concerned employee

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Eaton Vance

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Nice building next to harbor.

    Cons

    The quality of work is below average and that doesn't seem to concern anyone around here. I suspect the lack of ability to recruit talent is a major factor. I would not recommend EV products to anyone as I don't believe the fees correlate with the quality of service or performance. This is a strange place.


  10. Great place to work

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Analyst in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Project Analyst in Boston, MA

    I worked at Eaton Vance

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

    Pros

    Great Benefits and work environment

    Cons

    Management can be too hands off


  11. If it stays the same I'll never leave

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

    I have been working at Eaton Vance full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    The culture is second to none. No matter what level you are your opinion matters and there are no egos wth upper management. Plenty of exposure to all parts of the company. Your experience at EV is what you make of it!

    Cons

    If there is some aspect of the company to complain about then I haven't come across it yet. Hopefully I never will.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to maintain the current culture and provide any guidance / career advice to younger employees. Encourage everyone to take advantage of aspects of EV that are not offered other places and to get involved with various company events, charities, etc as it is a FANTASTIC way to network here.



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