Morningstar
3.4 of 5 268 reviews
www.morningstar.com Chicago, IL 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Decent

Marketing (Former Employee)
Chicago, IL

ProsGood work/life balance, people were generally friendly, good 401(k) match.

ConsLow salary, low upward mobility, Morningstar Development Program was unorganized, flexible leave policy makes the organization ineffective, co-workers were not the most intelligent people.

Advice to Senior ManagementHave a more structured system that allows young analysts to move up within the ranks.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Disorganized and unprofessional

    Analyst (Former Employee)
    Chicago, IL

    I worked at Morningstar full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: It is not a bad place for someone to start a career in the financial services industry. Work there for the mandatory 2 years between… Cons: The company is basically a start-up that was in the right place at the right time (had a fund rating product in the '80s when… Advice to Senior Management: Joe Mansueto. You should hire some good management consultants, fire most people who have worked there for 10 years or longer (including your incompetent… 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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    Good and/but laid-back people, great work environment, mediocre compensation

    Mutual Fund Analyst (Former Employee)
    Chicago, IL

    I worked at Morningstar full-time for more than a year


    Pros: - More laid-back atmosphere than a financial firm - Excellent work/life balance - More "intellectual" and less "jock-like" than other… Cons: - Compensation is not impressive - As an analyst, you're completely and quickly… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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