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Merrill Lynch Reviews

Updated November 13, 2018
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Merrill Lynch President & CEO of Bank of America Brian T. Moynihan
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  1. Featured Review

    "Great place to learn"

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    Former Employee - Wealth Management Intern in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Wealth Management Intern in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Merrill Lynch (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Intern to a large group of FAs & CAs. Pros: Plenty of mentors available and willing to help. Good school/work balance. A variety of experiences. Friendly culture.

    Cons

    A good deal of assignments are admin--filing, scanning, mailing, etc.


  2. "Financial Solutions Advisor"

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    Current Employee - Financial Solutions Advisor in Chandler, AZ
    Current Employee - Financial Solutions Advisor in Chandler, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Merrill Lynch full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good teammates, good pay, helpful managers

    Cons

    Lots of red-tape and lack of autonomy.

    Advice to Management

    Relax the rules and let the advisors handle their business.

  3. "Financial Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Merrill Lynch full-time

    Pros

    Great environment to work in. Supportive supervisors.

    Cons

    Benefits could be better. The healthcare copays are a little too high.


  4. "Seasonal Client Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Merrill Lynch part-time

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities and people ready to help

    Cons

    Federal regulations often impede work


  5. "Review Title"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Merrill Lynch part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    great team work. have eliminated red tape to the best of their ability

    Cons

    open communication is sometimes hard depending on your team

    Advice to Management

    create more opportunities for open communication and put some pressure on higher ups to take the points of clarification into consideration


  6. "Internship"

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    Former Employee - Intern in Beverly Hills, CA
    Former Employee - Intern in Beverly Hills, CA

    I worked at Merrill Lynch part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good office location, flexible hours

    Cons

    Lack of middle management and limited upward potential if not well connected


  7. "Client Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Merrill Lynch full-time

    Pros

    Work/Life Balance is great.

    Cons

    Pay can suck based on everything you do.

  8. "Software Developer"

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    Current Employee - Software Developer in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Software Developer in New York, NY

    I have been working at Merrill Lynch full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    flexible wfh options and hours

    Cons

    Gender ratio for women is bad, but I guess this is pretty standard in finance industry.


  9. "Previous Employee"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Merrill Lynch full-time

    Pros

    Brand Recognition and steady salary.

    Cons

    Management and hurdles. Drawback on commissions will hurt you.


  10. "client service representative"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    able to talk to FA and CA over the phone

    Cons

    not able to talk to clients directly


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