Moody's Reviews

Updated September 1, 2015
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  1. Helpful (2)

    Not bad

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great work to life balance

    Cons

    Your experience is completely dictated by who you work under


  2. Interview process

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

    I have been working at Moody's full-time

    Pros

    Well established Corporate structure and clean environment.

    Cons

    Compensation is lower than other departments. Promotions are hard to come by.


  3. Helpful (1)

    Good Experience

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Analyst II in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Associate Analyst II in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Moody's full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good work/life balance, Nurturing environment, Few good mentors

    Cons

    inadequate training, compensation, slow promotion growth

    Advice to Management

    promote internal leadership, training, compensation


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  5. Helpful (2)

    Good Work-Life Balance; Poor Opportunities

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Analyst in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Moody's full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Managers are generally respectful of work-life balance; co-workers are amazing - friendly and intelligent; Community Service is encouraged

    Cons

    Tech is out of date; disorganized policies and procedures; no to little opportunities for advancement

    Advice to Management

    Appreciate employee's work with better opportunities for advancement (titles and salary boosts are important for morale); update tech on a more timely basis (too many work-arounds that lead to inefficiency)


  6. good work-life balance, limited career path

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

    Pros

    probably the best work-life balance in financial industry

    Cons

    limited opportunity for promotion and career development


  7. Helpful (1)

    Good learning experience; great brand and well respected in the market.

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

    I worked at Moody's full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good benefits once you become eligible.

    Cons

    Collegial atmosphere. Segmented, Staff tended to be a bit 'unfriendly'.

    Advice to Management

    It would be helpful to be more inclusive. Staff should be encouraged to 'mingle' more often.


  8. was good

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    good pay with great hike and benefits.

    Cons

    bad management with lot of delays


  9. Not for career-driven people

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - AVP-Project Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - AVP-Project Manager in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Moody's full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Laid-back atmosphere, lots of diversity

    Cons

    Technology is behind the times


  10. Helpful (2)

    Good place to work if you don't expect promotions and recongnitions

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Moody's full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great People to work. People who joined with good title and pay would like company more.

    Cons

    Senior management does not think highly about developers. Frequent reorgs. Promotion process and forced rankings.


  11. A bit stodgy, but not all over bad

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

    Pros

    Relatively good work/life balance, not a highly pressurized environment = somewhat thoughtful colleagues, good office space at a central location

    Cons

    It's "too" lax in the push to get things done, minimal voluntary turnover so quite a large old guard which is unwilling, often, to adopt new approaches/technologies

    Advice to Management

    Encourage growth and not just by training managers but by giving employees practical "transition plans" to new roles / challenges; be proactive outside of just sales growth via Moody's Analytics but by refashioning the role of ratings in the industry - be a thought leader



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