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A good place for work life balance

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  • Senior Management
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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 Moody's

Pros

It is a good place to learn credit analysis especially on fundamental side (corporate credit) and learning how managements across the coverage spectrum thinks and operates since you have access to senior management at the debt issuing entities. Work life balance is also satisfactory here.

Cons

Compensation is not great even in good years compared to the rest of the financial services industry. As with any other company, politics can play a part in career advancement.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Need to take more steps to re-establish Moody's reputation on the main street as well as Wall Street, and need to take steps to ensure Corporate rating group which has performed consistently well does not continue to be tarnished because of Structured Finance group.

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    As frank as it can get

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I have been working at Moody's

    Pros

    -Great work/life balance
    -Good benefits
    -Good place to start or end a career, not progress your career midway

    Cons

    -Very low pay compared to other financial firms
    -Known for having incompetent, untalented employees
    -Unfairness in promotions
    -Too political
    -Too much power given to managers - if you have a bad manager, it is a dead end job

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't promote people based on favoritism
    Do promote and recognize employees who may be members of groups that may not be part of business lines

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Fair Pay / Goold Balance between work and family life

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

    I have been working at Moody's

    Pros

    Good balance work between family life. It is an interesting place to work. Analysts get a high level view of the industries they follow.

    Cons

    The company has recently gotten a lot of bad publicity with the ratings of structured securities. It will likely take time for the company to regain momentum.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Grow Moody's Analytics

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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