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Boston, MA
1001 to 5000 employees
Unknown
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Finance
Unknown / Non-Applicable per year
BlackRock, Fidelity Investments, Vanguard

Working at State Street Global Advisors

State Street Global Advisors (SSgA) is the asset management business of State Street Corporation, one of the world's leading providers of financial services to institutional investors1, with a heritage dating back over two centuries. Backed by the strength and ... Read more

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Ronald P. O'Hanley
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  • "Nice People, But Being Part of Bank Hinders Innovation"

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    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at State Street Global Advisors full-time

    Pros

    Treat employees well; Good work and life balance; Not over-aggressive; Large passive asset brings stability

    Cons

    Being part of bank, and becomes more like a bank; Lots of auditing; Little investment to the core technologies

    Advice to Management

    Need west coast spirit to bring fundamental changes to IT. Separate from the bank

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State Street Global Advisors Interviews

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    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. I interviewed at State Street Global Advisors (Houston, TX) in April 2017.

    Interview

    The interview was conducted 100% online for a remote Manager position. After response to 25 questions; I was given the "decision" that the company felt I had the "knowledge,skills,charisma and experience to handle this job position". They sent a "contract" via email that was very unprofessionally created. They also did not answer questions posed; but simply moved on to the next topic in their sequence. Either this company is poorly run (from an HR/Talent Acquisition perspective); or someone is out there impersonating them.

    Interview Questions

    • What do you regard as the biggest challenges and opportunities facing a firm today and how to improve services ?   Answer Question
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