Merrill Lynch Reviews

Updated April 24, 2015
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Merrill Lynch President & CEO of Bank of America Brian T. Moynihan
Brian T. Moynihan
390 Ratings

Pros
  • Decent work/life balance(based on your work area) Good (not great) benefits (in 50 reviews)

  • Learned a lot about wealth management, especially through the online courses (in 43 reviews)

Cons
  • The work-life balance is definitely a con (in 23 reviews)

  • You are expected to work long hours with no overtime pay or additional compensation (in 37 reviews)

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  1. Wealth Management Intern

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    Former Intern - Intern in New York, NY
    Former Intern - Intern in New York, NY

    I worked at Merrill Lynch as an intern (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    -Full timers cared about me and made me feel welcome
    -Good office culture

    Cons

    -Low pay for intern
    -Boring work sometimes, not much to do

  2. QA Analyst

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
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    Former Employee - QA Analyst in New York, NY
    Former Employee - QA Analyst in New York, NY

    I worked at Merrill Lynch

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good company with work/life balance

    Cons

    I did not have any cons about company.

  3. Financial Advisor

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Merrill Lynch

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great company, fun people, good times

    Cons

    not any that I can think of

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  5. part time analyst

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

    I have been working at Merrill Lynch part-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    great corp culture very helpful

    Cons

    unorganized a lot of the time

  6. Horrible PMD program

    Current Employee - PMD
    Current Employee - PMD

    I have been working at Merrill Lynch

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Benefits are pretty decent for employees

    Cons

    Stay away!! Set up for failure

  7. Fantastic.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - General Office Clerk in Jacksonville, FL
    Former Employee - General Office Clerk in Jacksonville, FL

    I worked at Merrill Lynch full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Employees were treated like family. Great positive atmosphere.

    Cons

    Limited problems with unnecessary micro-managing.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great support for employees.

  8. Excellent company with great people

    Current Employee - Event Coordinator
    Current Employee - Event Coordinator

    I have been working at Merrill Lynch

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    intelligent people who are passionate about their industry. Good working environment and generally supportive management

    Cons

    Few opportunities to become a full time employee

  9. great company with kind ambience

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Merrill Lynch

    Pros

    great company with kind ambience and flexible schedule

    Cons

    sometimes you have to be stressed out

  10. Client Associate

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Client Associate
    Current Employee - Client Associate

    I have been working at Merrill Lynch

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good comp, very flexible hours.

    Cons

    No negatives about this position.

  11. Great!

    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    Current Intern - Wealth Management Intern in Boston, MA
    Current Intern - Wealth Management Intern in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Merrill Lynch as an intern (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    I really like it, great atmosphere

    Cons

    Could be a little bit more collegial No

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