Loomis Sayles & Company Reviews

Updated September 1, 2015
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  1. Great Company

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Analyst in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Research Analyst in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Loomis Sayles & Company full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Supports its mission of being a leading asset manager focused on research and investment performance excellence through investment in technology, distribution and qualified research teams.

    Cons

    There are no real drawbacks from what I have encountered


  2. A good place with room to improve

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operations Analyst in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Operations Analyst in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Loomis Sayles & Company (More than a year)

    Pros

    Nice space , well stocked break areas, no weekend work and friendly people. Company also hires within constantly and the opportunity for growth appears infinite.

    Cons

    Disconnect between departments and even within some departments with management. Unbalanced sharing of the wealth. Company seemingly spends too much on nonsense and very little on certain departments. The top is the top and the bottom is the bottom. There is no grey area


  3. Operations Analyst

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Operations Analyst
    Former Employee - Operations Analyst
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Nice office, great company to work for

    Cons

    stuffy office, people tend to me introverted


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  5. Investment Ops

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operations Analyst in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Operations Analyst in Boston, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    -Profit sharing -Benefits -Good company as a whole (just not this department)

    Cons

    -Some employees are constantly overwhelmed with work while some have free time -Management is aggressive and accusatory -Piles of mind-numbing robotic work

    Advice to Management

    Pointless, they don't want to see the issues


  6. Competitive to get hired, but worth it. One of the best places to work

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Loomis Sayles & Company full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Work/life balance Benefits - Tuition assistance, FMLA, health, 401k Management Loomis continues to improve its business through growth and innovation. We work hard to determine what works best for us and invest in said things. Loomis surveyed the employees and listened to what the employees wanted - development, training, innovation and leadership opportunities. Loomis provides a competitive comprehensive package. Coupled with the work/life balance, benefits, and culture is truly is one of the best places to work.

    Cons

    The cons that I used to have were addressed when Loomis surveyed the employees and implemented new things (training, development). It is difficult to move within the company. Employees are pretty happy and positions rarely open up. Typically, the positions are new jobs and are extremely competitive both with internal and external candidates.

    Advice to Management

    Continue what you are doing and ensure you listen to the employees. The survey is a great way to have our voices heard.


  7. Analyst

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good work/life balance People stick around, good corporate culture

    Cons

    Tough to get easily promoted


  8. Great investment and company culture. Hard working, entrepreneurial environment.

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Investment positions are given a lot of independence and freedom to develop views on the markets. Success is rewarded and as the company is growing, management will often provide opportunities to expand the responsibilities of high perrformers.

    Cons

    Independence is a double edged sword. You need to be able to understand the organization, how to add value to the investment process and convince others of important ideas in order to succeed.


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    Not sure of a better place to work.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Loomis Sayles & Company full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Extremely competent people, all-around very smart, coupled with unparalleled work-life balance. Most everyone is friendly, happy to be in the office and enjoy what they do. All of this while the firm continues to well as a whole.

    Cons

    With so many people who have been there for a long time, training could be better, as it is sometimes forgotten that newer people do not know the ins and outs of the company.


  10. Great company to work for

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Macro Economic Research Associate in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Macro Economic Research Associate in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Loomis Sayles & Company full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Loomis invests in their employee's and provides great career opportunities. Challenging work environment, true meritocracy.

    Cons

    Can be a stuffy work environment, as a serious career company, better for older employees.


  11. Great place to build a career

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    -Great work/life balance -Opportunities are plentiful -Great benefits/pay

    Cons

    - some hit or miss on management



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