Morgan Stanley
3.4 of 5 1,531 reviews
www.morganstanley.com New York, NY 5000+ Employees

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Poor incentive structure and firm lacks effective strategy to approach changing market

Vice President (Current Employee)
New York, NY

ProsHigh base salaries and generous work-life policies

ConsPoor strategy and weak internal dynamic among senior decision makers
Structurally challenged industry

Advice to Senior ManagementRedesign incentive structures to tie compensation to team/business unit rather than overall firm

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Vice President (Current Employee)
    New York, NY

    I have been working at Morgan Stanley full-time for more than 10 years


    Pros: Career opportunities and promotions are truly based on merit, not… Cons: Salaries tend to be low. Work-life balance tends to be… More
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    Growth and change, but much to learn and build upon.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
    New York, NY

    I worked at Morgan Stanley full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: Rewards to those that work hard, think on their feet,… Cons: Long hours, lack of good middle management. Advice to Senior Management: Trust and loyalty - know your age group. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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