Morgan Stanley Smith Barney

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Tough but good potential

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Financial Advisor Associate in Florham Park, NJ
Current Employee - Financial Advisor Associate in Florham Park, NJ

I have been working at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney full-time (more than an year)

Pros

- Ability to work independently
- Paid licensing and training
- Unlimited resources
- Great opportunity for those with many connections or family money

Cons

- Very short time frame to build business before being let go
- No administrative support
- No onsite "coach" or training person
- Company is only interested in very large accounts. This can be tough for someone starting out in the business.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

- Need administrative support for people in training
- Need "sales manager" to help develop new business and ideas
- Need budget for business development

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

495 Other Employee Reviews for Morgan Stanley Smith Barney (View Most Recent)

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    It has an interesting company culture

    Former Employee - Intern in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Intern in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    The firm looks good on resume

    Cons

    The culture is swim or sink

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus more on employee training and development

  2.  

    Standard financial services firm high performance atmosphere

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Vice President Technology in Jersey City, NJ
    Current Employee - Vice President Technology in Jersey City, NJ

    I have been working at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Fair compensation for daily work, great benefits and PTO.

    Cons

    Consultant rotations make it hard to find someone who knows enough help complete complex projects on time.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Respect employees loyalty.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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