Loomis Sayles & Company Reviews

Updated February 21, 2015
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  1. Competitive to get hired, but worth it. One of the best places to work

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    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 ManagementAdvice

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. Investment Ops

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Operations Analyst in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Operations Analyst in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Loomis Sayles & Company

    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 ManagementAdvice

    Pointless, they don't want to see the issues

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. Analyst

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

    I have been working at Loomis Sayles & Company

    Pros

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

    Cons

    Tough to get easily promoted

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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  5. Great investment and company culture. Hard working, entrepreneurial environment.

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

    I have been working at Loomis Sayles & Company

    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.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful

    Not sure of a better place to work.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA

    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.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. great place

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Intern - Relative Return in Boston, MA
    Current Intern - Relative Return in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Loomis Sayles & Company as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    good environment, people are really nice and helpful. high compensation

    Cons

    I have not found any cons.

  8. Great company to work for

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Macro Economic Research Associate in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Macro Economic Research Associate in Boston, MA

    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.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. Great place to build a career

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Loomis Sayles & Company

    Pros

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

    Cons

    - some hit or miss on management

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10. Very satisfied

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

    I have been working at Loomis Sayles & Company full-time

    Pros

    Great culture
    Relatively flat org structure given size
    Innovative

    Cons

    Some growing pains as it catches up with itself

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. Operations

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

    I have been working at Loomis Sayles & Company full-time

    Pros

    Great firm to work for.

    Cons

    I honestly can't think of one con.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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