Morgan Stanley

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All the employees were willing to guide me and teach me about wealth management fundamentals and practices.

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Intern in San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Intern in San Francisco, CA

I have been working at Morgan Stanley as an intern (less than a year)

Pros

It is a great learning environment with motivating co-workers and flexible work hours.

Cons

Unpredictable schedules. Decent amount of stress which is necessary in such a business environment.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Great job, interesting work but poor correlation of comp with performance

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Morgan Stanley

    Pros

    Good people, challenging projects, opportunity to contribute and learn

    Cons

    Compensation is like 'wheel of fortune' There was absolutely no correlation with performance and compensation. I was promoted, given more responsibilities and direct reports and received a nominal increase. Also, never received any stock awards despite might contribution.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Reward performance. Be more transparent about compensation methodologies.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Great Experience

    Current Employee - Registered Associate in Schenectady, NY
    Current Employee - Registered Associate in Schenectady, NY

    I have been working at Morgan Stanley full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Working on my team provides a great work life balance. I work with a great group of people in the office - I haven't worked with a group like this anywhere else! The experience is amazing, you have to learn fast,but if you keep up you'll find yourself never bored and learning something new every day.

    Cons

    As an Assistant with a Masters Degree, the pay is incredibly poor. FAs get paid well if they're successful, but CSAs are paid by the firm, and in my experience its not as much as they're worth. I do believe it is somewhat comparable to other firms in the industry. Working in a small area as compared to a big city limits opportunities for advancement and learning.

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