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Just another paycheck

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Former Employee - Vice President in Livingston, NJ
Former Employee - Vice President in Livingston, NJ

I worked at CIT full-time (More than 10 years)

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Flexible work hours, really nice cafeteria...that's about it. Oh, if you're in the right department, and know the right people, and say the right things, you could do OK.

Cons

From the tech dept. perspective. Too many consultants who are only interested in their current position and will leave the second something higher paying comes along. No long term outlook. Constantly shifting goals. Lots of layoffs, it has been almost a constant several times a year for the last five years. No one there that is over 30 actually does work anymore, they all direct "offshore" people. Onerous paperwork and regulations. Almost seems like you have to fill out a form to use the rest room. There's more, but I won't bother.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Great team environment

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at CIT full-time

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great culture
    Ability to work for and with highly skilled individuals
    Merit driven appreciation, not political
    Employees treated with respect, equitable
    High growth potential
    Overall great place to work and grow professionally

    Cons

    Operations could be more efficient, updated
    Funding resources

    Advice to Management

    Help streamline process and execution. You have outstanding employees. If you can give them the tools to drive faster execution, sky's the limit for CIT.


  2. Helpful (2)

    A changing culture

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Livingston, NJ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Livingston, NJ

    I have been working at CIT full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Generally speaking, good, hardworking people. Financial Analysts get solid exposure to all levels within their business, so a lot of on-the-job learning happens fast - a good growth opportunity. Bonuses in the Corporate Finance segment are generally pretty good. Managers are usually good about work-life balance. Company came through bankruptcy and has a high-profile CEO who can get a seat at most any table in the finance and political world. Generally good benefits package, though it's being whittled away a bit.

    Cons

    Promotions hard to come by. Salaries not always equitable among peers. While there are opportunities for internal mobility, good luck getting a raise; significant downward pressure on salaries, so while an external hire might get a 10% hike over their last base, an internal might get 0-4%. New crop of Exec-level leaders are turning a formerly-familial culture into a sterile, not-fun culture. Cultural silos exist from location to location.

    Advice to Management

    Be more transparent and communicate better. Invest in your employees.


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