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"Great environment"

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Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Chicago, IL
Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Chicago, IL
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at Northern Trust full-time (More than a year)

Pros

Great work environment for career growth

Cons

Competitive for open positions but good for staff growth and drive.

Advice to Management

Give more earnings incentives to staff for their career growth.

Other Employee Reviews for Northern Trust

  1. "Human Resources"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Northern Trust full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    This is a really nice place to work. Especially if you are in the HR department. The learning capability is unlimited

    Cons

    Working with some individuals in upper management on a daily basis who will turn and walk the other to avoid a simple "hello".

    Advice to Management

    We are all professionals in our area. Join us. Be professional and courteous to your coworkers. Always remember, you can catch more bee's with honey...


  2. "Pretty good for IT workers"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Senior Architect in Chicago, IL
    Former Contractor - Senior Architect in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Northern Trust as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    IT workers are compensated well, in line with large financial organizations. Promotions are awarded based on merit more often than politics. Downtown "Chicago loop" locations are convenient for commuters.

    Cons

    Like many financial organizations, they continue to dwell in the past, using 1980's era waterfall processes rather than modern Agile methods. Application Development Managers are sometimes non-technical, and development teams lack leadership.

    Advice to Management

    Get over the "promote from within" limitation and open manager spots to allow employees to compete with outside workers. Perform a corporate-wide Agile conversion ASAP, it is the current industry best practice, and performs much better than waterfall in highly regulated industries like banking and trading. Be sure to bring in experienced Agile contractors and permanent workers, Agile requires experience.

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