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Needs focus on retaining and growing AUMs... not a good paymaster

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

I have been working at AllianceBernstein full-time (More than 8 years)

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

Pros

Good place to start career Decent opportunities to grow in the organization

Cons

Compensation levels are below industry standards

Advice to Management

focus on retaining good talent

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  1. Helpful (1)

    The benefits can trap you, but very little forward thinking.

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    Former Employee - Data Support/Corporate Actions Associate in San Antonio, TX
    Former Employee - Data Support/Corporate Actions Associate in San Antonio, TX

    I worked at AllianceBernstein full-time (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    -Amazing insurance benefits -Pantry stocked with breakfast items and refreshments, all free -Parking garage access -Free breakfast on the first Friday of each month (tacos, bagels, etc...) -Most federal holidays are recognized, since the market is closed on those days -2 weeks of additional leave every 5 years

    Cons

    -Very little forward thinking (hard to explain without writing a novel) -Low pay for current job market -Focus on dog-and-pony, not results -Advancement for favorites, not productivity -Numbers are constantly fudged to show results desired by the Board -Overly micro-managed, spent one-third of my day not working on the job but showing the work I did for the other two-thirds2/3

    Advice to Management

    Find ways to embrace and advance your hardest workers and forward thinkers, not just the "Yes" people. To much time spent on the dog-and-pony show and not enough focus on results, which shows in the market.


  2. Helpful (1)

    Smart people, but business in decline

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    Former Employee - Assistant Vice President in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Assistant Vice President in New York, NY

    I worked at AllianceBernstein full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    - great people, good base pay. - all of the people were very smart, sometimes slightly intimidating

    Cons

    - lousy bonuses (declined substantially during my time there). - not enoug opportunity for movement and growth - long hours - the company is bleeding assets and doesn't have a good long term strategy to bring business back


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