Pioneer Investments
3.3 of 5 13 reviews
www.pioneerinvestments.de Munich, Germany 500 to 999 Employees

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Updated Jun 16, 2014

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    Good company but limited potential for internal career move

    Operations Analyst (Current Employee)
    Boston, MA

    ProsGreat work environment, laid-back friendly people, generous vacation time and great benefits

    ConsVery limited potential for internal career move

    Advice to Senior ManagementPromote more from within

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Crazy

    Client Service Specialist (Former Employee)
    Boston, MA

    Proseasy to get the job, only need high school diploma and no prior experience

    Consrun like a high school with cliques

    Advice to Senior ManagementCommunicate more

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Long Journey, great learning curve.

    Relationship Manager (Current Employee)
    Boston, MA

    ProsYou wear many hats, so it makes you learn a lot of things. Between marketing, investing, sales, etc. Good bonus when you do get it.

    ConsPromotions are very slow and no raises.

    Advice to Senior Managementprovide more clarity on other roles or ways to grow even if it is not in your own position.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    The company promises growth from within but you don't actually have too much career related growth opportunity.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    Boston, MA

    ProsIf you want to do sales, you can get to the sales department quickly 1-2 years

    ConsLower level management doesn't really provide incentives for quality work and very little communication from department to department

    Advice to Senior ManagementMore communication within company departments

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    great

    Regional Sales Specialist (Former Employee)
    Boston, MA

    ProsSalary was fair. Very good fixed income lineup. Excellent place to work friendly, team atmosphere. Everyone there wants to see you succeed.

    ConsIt is very tough to advance from the inside sales position to other places at the company. Favorites are played, but you will get that anywhere

    Advice to Senior ManagementI would say overall a great job. Pioneer was a place that I really enjoyed working keep up the good work.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Inconsistent management within the IT space.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
    Boston, MA

    ProsOverall benefits were good and generally nice people to work with.

    ConsInability for leadership to provide a clear direction for the company.

    Advice to Senior ManagementProvide more direction and vision.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Nice place to work

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    Boston, MA

    ProsThe benefits and the people.

    ConsRough couple of years in financial services sector

    Advice to Senior ManagementDespite market conditions, performers should be recognized and rewarded - if not with money then with perks such 'free' time.

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    Great company - room for development

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    London, England (UK)

    ProsQuality of people, both professionally and personally
    Serious player in the industry while still human-sized: you can have a voice there
    A lot going on, new products, new projects, no doubt you'll find something exciting to do

    ConsBit political sometimes, with people happy to go with the flow instead of being disruptive when relevant

    Advice to Senior ManagementLet's get things done faster and be more straightforward with people - it's okay, it's just business...

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good employer for students

    Working Student (Former Employee)
    Munich (Germany)

    Prosgreat market insight how the investment business works
    nice colleagues, good working environment, new offices
    teach new techniques how to gain alpha
    flexible working hours

    Consold offices were far away from the city centre but they moved to new offices!
    no salary invease within 2 years
    no possibility for a internship

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good people, too static

    Economic Research Analyst (Current Employee)
    Milano (Italy)

    ProsNice people and atmosphere, not too much stressful

    Consvery rigid organizational structure, little sense of belonging and shared values

    Advice to Senior Managementidentify a better and clearer positioning in the market, invest more in the brand and in creating something distinctive

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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