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"Enjoyed my time at LM"

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at Legg Mason full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

Interesting assignments
Reasonable pay
Work life balance

Cons

Improve communication from the top

Other Employee Reviews for Legg Mason

  1. "Disappointing"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Legg Mason full-time

    Pros

    Very nice people at the London Office
    Exposure to Global Mutual Fund distribution

    Cons

    Poor communication and management by the US office since re-structure of London operations
    Extremely understaffed with certain teams working late nights and weekends
    Lack of experience by US office in managing the International business
    Poor client service by US office in servicing the International business
    Lack of basic investment knowledge by certain US offices
    Efforts by US staff in being extra nice to London staff comes across as unsincere and at times insulting given their actions and results do not match their nice promisses.

    Advice to Management

    International Offices and bugedts need to be managed and lead by local professionals not US based ones.
    US professionals need to carry degrees in finance or be made to acquire an equivalent financial certification in order to close the gap with their counterparties in the International offices.


  2. "My experience at Legg Mason is above satistaction"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Production Services
    Former Employee - Production Services
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Competitive compensation package with stock option and profit sharing. Senior management is supportive. Opportunity for advancement. Jobs related classes are avaiable for employees.

    Cons

    Experience difficulty with inter groups/departments transfer. Had to look for one's coverage to get time off work. Outsourced IT infrastructure resulted in laid off.

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