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Everyone out for themselves for the most part

Sales & Marketing (Current Employee) London, England (UK)

ProsGood name in the marketplace
Generally good products
Strong emphasis on client satisfaction
Long term senior managers know product well
Very revenue focused, will get things done to get prospects onboard

ConsPay is below market
Senior managers paid very well, but can be distant and frequently disinterested in careers of employees, but this varies greatly
Very little guidance at all levels
Incentive pay is poor
Does not invest enough in technology
Does not invest before the market, is not sufficiently flexible responding to marketplace
Turnover does not bother management
Most managers are not good at encouragement

Advice to Senior ManagementIntroduce 360 reviews
Make targets attainable
Become more flexible in thinking ahead to meet market requirements
Become less risk adverse as an institution

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    Challenging, but rewarding.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)

    I have been working at State Street


    Pros: Good knowledge sharing, diverse subject matter. Cons: Sometimes management decisions are based on a herd mentality, as… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Great!

    Associate (Current Employee)

    I have been working at State Street


    Pros: learn a ton career growth good hours are great work life balance is… Cons: hard place ot work if you dont have any background in the… Advice to Senior Management: It shouldnt matter how long someone had been with the company, promotions should be made on merit not that someone was waiting for 2 years… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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