Morgan Stanley

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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 Morgan Stanley full-time (more than 8 years)

Pros

Great Firm, Great Culture, Good opportunities to learn and grow

Cons

Top heavy. Poor Compensation. Mobility is limited.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Keep the culture. Reduce the heirarchy.

Recommends
Approves of CEO

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    Associate

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    Current Employee - Financial Advising Associate in Pittsburgh, PA
    Current Employee - Financial Advising Associate in Pittsburgh, PA

    I have been working at Morgan Stanley full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great company to start working if you are straight out of college! Great atmosphere, friendly people!

    Cons

    Management needs to pay attention to the needs of new employees especially new producers at the Financial Advisory end!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Revise training program. Ensure that employees going through the STC training have a minimum of 6 weeks to train.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Meritocracy? More like mediocracy

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    Current Employee - Operations Associate in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Operations Associate in New York, NY

    I have been working at Morgan Stanley full-time

    Pros

    The few high performers that you do come across are truly exceptionally

    Cons

    Meritocracy is not a concept that management is familiar with. Any employee, regardless of talent or performance, working on "pet" initiatives, is considered to be valuable asset. Promotion is next to impossible if you're not in the "right" roles. Internal mobility is a joke because you cannot apply for the next level up - how does that encourage professional growth within a firm? If you are looking to kill your ambitions, apply now.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Think of ways to keep and develop your high performers, unless the long term plan is to end up with a bigger mediocre majority that talks more than works.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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