Janus Capital - A company in secular decline | Glassdoor
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"A company in secular decline"

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at Janus Capital full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Great location, solid benefits, talented workforce.

Cons

The elephant in the room is that actively managed mutual funds are dying a slow death, and Janus mutual funds in aggregate are average at best. 4-5 years of outflows have permeated into company culture. The sales and marketing organizations are in constant turnover trying to put lipstick on a pig - and senior management is too busy worried about poor investment performance to manage any other areas of the business effectively. The company is dying very very slowly.

Advice to Management

Compensate non-investment personnel more evenly - especially when the investment team is hurting the rest of the firm.

Other Employee Reviews for Janus Capital

  1. Helpful (6)

    "Depends on what side of the business you work in"

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    Former Employee - Fund Services Supervisor in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Fund Services Supervisor in Denver, CO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Janus Capital full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    If you work on the investment side of the business, the pay and benefits are outstanding.

    Cons

    If you work in a supporting role, such as the transfer agency, call center, back office, there is very little appreciation or value placed on what you do.

    Advice to Management

    Management of the company needs to stop treating the investment team and executives like royalty at the company. It takes an entire company rowing together in the same direction to be successful. People in the transfer agency are treated like a necessary evil who are a dime a dozen. Investors are pulling money out of Janus in record amounts not because of the service provided to the clients, but because of the poor investment results generated by the investment team.


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Interesting company with great benefits, but seriously disconnected IT Management"

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    Former Employee - IT Professional in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - IT Professional in Denver, CO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Janus Capital full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The environment is upbeat and modern, benefits are second to none. Multiple locations to choose from, not just Cherry Creek. Interesting variety of work.

    Cons

    New IT management from Boston were so out of touch, it defies logic. So many long timers left or were forced out, that I can only assume that was the plan, in order to cut costs.

    Advice to Management

    None. The IT management decision was made with all factors known, and the destruction of a good IT shop was painful to see.


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