J.P. Morgan Reviews

Updated August 30, 2014
Updated August 30, 2014
3,820 Reviews

3.4
3,820 Reviews
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J.P. Morgan Chairman, President, and CEO Jamie Dimon
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1,043 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work/Life balance - Not just banker hours, but also a supportive management group (in 189 reviews)

  • Great benefits and always tried to improve the work environment for there employees (in 162 reviews)


Cons
  • Work-life balance may be sacrificed due pending on business priorities (in 203 reviews)

  • Long hours, Projects were not always tested to the fullest before implementation (in 165 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Good company to work for, ample opportunities.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Analyst
    Current Employee - Business Analyst

    I have been working at J.P. Morgan

    Pros

    Strong values, foundation, good opportunities.

    Cons

    Rigid in movement of employees across LOBs

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    This is a great place to work. I have met some amazing people and have worked on many challenging projects.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at J.P. Morgan full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Flexible schedules, benefits, pay and challenging roles all make this a really great place to work.
    I have truly grown here due to the many exceptional people I have worked with and the variety of projects I have been a part of.

    Cons

    Although there are countless opportunities here, at a certain point, there seems to be no clear path for taking that next career step.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. 2 people found this helpful  

    Former project manager

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    Former Employee - Vice President  in  Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Vice President in Chicago, IL

    I worked at J.P. Morgan full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Some of the smartest and hardest working people I've ever worked with. Expectations are high and that you can keep up in the fast paced environment.

    Cons

    Low pay despite long hours and high performance (consistently highly rated but compensation never reflected it - main driver of my departure).
    Lots of bureaucracy to deal with, sometimes impedes progress and makes decision making harder than it should be

    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Great place to build a career

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at J.P. Morgan full-time

    Pros

    Plenty opportunities to grow and develop a career.

    Cons

    Sometimes individual efforts go unnoticed.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Knowing about career paths might help to guide us in our career development

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    J.P. Morgan has been extremely rewarding offering satisfying experiences, opportunities and challenges to help me grow.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Operations Analyst  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - Operations Analyst in New York, NY

    I have been working at J.P. Morgan as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Collegial environment, friendly coworkers, unlike other investment banks I've worked at. Offers awesome experiences to navigate other areas of the bank at the same time as working during your scheduled time.

    Cons

    Large network, hard to navigate as there are multiple locations throughout the city, sometimes it is a bit political (but if you know how to network, you'll be fine)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Good company, easy to network

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at J.P. Morgan full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    the benefits package at the company is competitive and a definite plus. The employees and atmosphere makes work more enjoyable. There are a number of development programs and training's which make it very easy to enhance your skillset.

    Cons

    easy to move laterally but difficult to move upwards, first crack not always given to internal employees. Work, depending on what you're doing, can be cumbersome. HR is slow, communication not always up to par

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Career growth, saying mobility is important and standing by it.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Very well structured bank

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Relationship Banker  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - Relationship Banker in New York, NY

    I have been working at J.P. Morgan full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Training, technology and excellent coaching

    Cons

    none the company is run very well

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    great company with a lot of talents

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at J.P. Morgan as an intern for more than a year

    Pros

    exposure to different aspect of the financial services industry, good compensation and benefits, internal mobility is good, open and direct contact with senior management

    Cons

    training provided is not systematic and clear, can be bureaucratic sometimes

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  10.  

    Relationship Manager

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    Current Employee - Relationship Manager  in  Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Relationship Manager in Austin, TX

    I have been working at J.P. Morgan full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Flexible Schedule, constant training program within line of business

    Cons

    Low Base Pay, no definite incentive program

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Happy with immediate direct report

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    A solid company with good benefits and good resources for helping your professional growth.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Licensed Personal Banker
    Current Employee - Licensed Personal Banker

    I have been working at J.P. Morgan full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    It's a big company so there are many opportunities to try different roles and work in different areas. The benefits are good and they are big on giving you the resources to educate yourself through online courses in management and other skills.

    Cons

    In many of the departments they work you hard with some long hours. On the retail side this is especially true. Also, it is hard to move from the retail bank side to a position at corporate.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Trying to move from the retail bank to corporate needs to be easier. Also, work-life balance needs to be improved because in the branches we are struggling to cover hours with too few employees.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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