AllianceBernstein - Strong organization with a bright future! | Glassdoor
  1. "Strong organization with a bright future!"

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      Current Employee - Vice President 
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      Positive Outlook

      I have been working at AllianceBernstein full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      -Strong company culture embraces diversity and encourages "out of the box" thinking to drive positive results -True alignment with our clients provides better outcomes- we consistently operate with our clients best interest in mind -Breadth and depth of a global firm with the "feel" of a boutique firm

      Cons

      -I am energized by the fast-paced, ever-changing work environment. However, this is not the right fit for everyone. -Finding exceptional financial advisor candidates is a challenge for the organization.

      Advice to Management

      -Continue to mentor and develop talent within the organization who will become the senior leaders of the future

      AllianceBernstein2017-09-26
    1. "A Great Place to Begin Your Career"

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      • Work/Life Balance
      • Culture & Values
      • Career Opportunities
      • Compensation and Benefits
      • Senior Management
      Former Employee - Senior Client Service Associate in Washington, DC
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at AllianceBernstein full-time for more than 3 years

      Pros

      - Has a world-class, 3-year intensive training program, including a trip to NYC, that helps you discover and train toward your ideal career. Perfect for people starting a career in finance. - Modern, high-class amenities (standing desks, iPads, free food & coffee). - Company is large enough to have the resources needed to succeed, and small enough to give you access to higher-management with relative ease. -...

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      Cons

      - While the firm is sincerely trying to improve work/life balance, the nature of the job can often lead to an uncomfortable one. Depending on the situation, you can expect to work semi-long hours. - The job can be stressful. You're constantly working with clients, which can often be rewarding, and can often be frustrating. Many of the tasks that you do are also extremely sensitive, so any error can result in big financial...

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      Advice to Management

      Overall, I was impressed with management's sincere interest in improving the quality of the associate role and the success of their people, through national and regional efforts. However, moving forward please make sure that the office is appropriately staffed. The nature of the role means relatively high turnover, often through expected promotions or advanced college degrees, and planning for that turnover in advance...

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      AllianceBernstein2019-07-11
    2. "Slow moving good company"

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      • Work/Life Balance
      • Culture & Values
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      • Senior Management
      Former Employee - Research Analyst in New York, NY
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at AllianceBernstein full-time for more than 5 years

      Pros

      Established strong business, diverse client base, lots of resources

      Cons

      Limited growth opportunity, management instability, took a strong stand on active management and lost

      AllianceBernstein2019-07-10

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