Morgan Stanley
3.4 of 5 1,530 reviews
www.morganstanley.com New York, NY 5000+ Employees

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Great learning, collegiate atmosphere, competitive

Investment Banking Associate (Former Employee)
New York, NY

ProsWorking at Morgan Stanley was a great career accelerator and a great experience giving exposure to many transactions and building a solid network.

ConsThe size of the firm is such that you can have very different experiences depending on the group you work in, and it is soemtimes hard to build your own network.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Poor salary. Little or no raises. No bonuses. Prospective employees should look else where.

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


    Pros: Good colleagues working for low pay, under stressful and heavy… Cons: This is a company falling apart under current leadership. FAs are leaving in droves due to incompetent senior managers that created the industry's worst operating… Advice to Senior Management: Pay your employees that are working hard to keep this rickety, leaking, ship afloat. Year after… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    I have been working at Morgan Stanley full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: * It's rewarding to work with and help clients. * You can literally build your own business within a business. * There is… Cons: * Success in this business is very difficult. * The ability to build a business to a level of high compensation takes… Advice to Senior Management: * Pay the new hires well, and for a longer period of time. Give people a chance to buld a business. * Senior Management should not… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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