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"Competitive, but regard just for the business can demoralize technologists"

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Former Employee - Applications Developer in Dallas, TX
Former Employee - Applications Developer in Dallas, TX
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Approves of CEO

Pros

-Smart present CEO (Jamie Dimon)
-Compensation
-PTO
-Benefits
-Helpful people

Cons

-Very competitive finance industry causes disregard for technology by business
-Offshoring has caused great cultural and preofessional gaps and sometimes leads to demoralizing the workforce
-Too much to be accomplished in a unit of time (a year, a month, a week etc)
-Fixed bid projects by contractors affects full timers such that full timers have to put up with sometimes questionable development practices and designs
-Too much competition at lower levels to get promotion

Advice to Management

Once the financial crisis has subdued, please invest in people management, giving more career advancement and training opportunities.

Other Employee Reviews for J.P. Morgan

  1. "JPMorgan Chase excellent place to work if you can square the ethical questions currently surrounding the 'big banks'"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst Senior in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Business Analyst Senior in New York, NY
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - excellent salary/benefits
     - flex scheduling and WFH
     - support for personal/career development
     - internal mobility/growth encouraged

    Cons

    - difficult to maintain healthy work/life balance

    Advice to Management

    There is more to life than money. Corporations can be moral/ethical just as people can.


  2. "Lockbox Experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    One of the best reasons to work for JPMorgan Chase was the tuition reimbursement program. It was one of the best in the industry. Also you are rewarded with excellent benefits.

    Cons

    One of the downsides I felt working at JPMorgan Chase is that it felt as if you would be stuck in your position.

    Advice to Management

    I think it would be nice to have programs available for those who work at the organization who are receiving secondary education to be trained in other positions when they are completed with their degree.

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