State Street

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Good way to break into the industry

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Current Employee - Senior Associate  in  Irvine, CA
Current Employee - Senior Associate in Irvine, CA

Pros

exposure to institutional clients, different investment products, good entry into the business

Cons

complacency keeps people at low paying jobs, not very selective in hiring (lots of dummies are hired), went through layoffs and outsourcing.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Other reviews for State Street

  1.  

    Not a bad company to work for. Probably the best company to learn mutual fund.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Accountant  in  Princeton, NJ
    Former Employee - Senior Accountant in Princeton, NJ

    Pros

    Good colleagues, reasonably good benefits, very friendly work atmosphere. A very good place to learn all the basics of mutual fund accounting.

    Cons

    Very tight work schedules. Salary on the low side. Closure of business and layoff several hundred accountants when company is very profitable.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Average management only knows layoff employees during bad times. Great management can turn redundant employees into an asset, not a liability.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    An outstanding company to work with.. Great for building a career

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant Vice President  in  Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Assistant Vice President in Boston, MA

    Pros

    Good for people who are interested in long term career, good benefits and compensation, continuous education opportunities, management is good

    Cons

    A highly diverse and wide workplace also means that you have the right soft skills to succeed in the work place

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Managment can channelize the energies of people with different skill sets and optimize it .

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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