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"Chase is a good place to work"

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Former Employee - Marketing Senior Manager in Wilmington, DE
Former Employee - Marketing Senior Manager in Wilmington, DE
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Approves of CEO

Pros

Chase hires very talented and dedicated people. There is a high level strategic and innovative thinking. This is balanced by operational teams focused on executing projects. The managers care about their direct reports and it is relatively easy to develop friendships with other employees. Most senior managers a willing to mentor junior employees and there several employee support groups.

Cons

Chase is a large company and at times it is very bureaucratic. It's focus for the past few years has been on efficiency and reducing costs. As a result, the processes to prioritize initiatives. It is difficult to prototype or pilot concepts because manual processes are view unfavorably and IT systems are designed to handle the smallest of corner use cases.

Advice to Management

Prioritize the most important issues and accept the fact that experiences and processes need to eveolve over time, rather than try to launch new initiatives perfectly.

Other Employee Reviews for J.P. Morgan

  1. Helpful (2)

    "Worst employer on Wall Street: A slave-driving, military-like operation."

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    Former Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    If you have get a salary to pay the rent. You might as well work for this giant.

    Cons

    They treat employees as slaves. They promote young and aggressive jerks as managers and slave-drivers. Their employee relationship philosophy is, as Jamie Dimon puts it: "Kick ass!"

    Advice to Management

    Treat employees as humans, not machines.


  2. "Looks good on a resume, but...."

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    Former Employee - Systems Engineer in Salt Lake City, UT
    Former Employee - Systems Engineer in Salt Lake City, UT
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Pay is pretty good. Job can be interesting when you actually get to do something technical instead of fighting bureaucracy all the time. And when you decide to look for a new job, JP MORgan Chase looks good on a resume.

    Cons

    Management has no regard for work/life balance and thinks it's fine to have you work 60-80 hour weeks on a regular basis.

    The level of bureaucracy and red tape to get even the smallest thing done is astounding. Most of your day will be taken up by endless, mind numbing meetings where you go over the same things over and over every week.

    Advice to Management

    Learn to show more respect to your people, realize that the high turnover rates actually end up costing you more in the long run.

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