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Moody's Reviews

Updated September 19, 2017
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  • Excellent place to work with work life balance (in 170 reviews)

  • great collaborative work environment, work life balance (in 45 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (2)

    "Senior Quant Analyst"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Moody's full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Relax environment and great office

    Cons

    hard to move up the hierachy

    Advice to Management

    be more inclusive and diverse


  2. "Senior Financial Data Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    networking opportunities with firms in financial services

    Cons

    no significant increase with promotion

  3. "Vice President"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Moody's full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits, opportunity for advancement and mobility for junior professionals

    Cons

    Most examples of senior advancement and large scale initiatives are driven almost entirely by politics


  4. Helpful (2)

    "Good Work Life Balance , Very Relaxed"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Moody's full-time

    Pros

    Good Work LIfe Balance and very relaxed work

    Cons

    Mid range pay. If you are not a minority or women forget promotion


  5. Helpful (2)

    "Good work/life balance but poorly managed"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at Moody's full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Work/life balance. Interesting work if an analyst.

    Cons

    Poorly managed. Lack of recognition and reward. Lack of upward mobility.


  6. "Vice President"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Vice President in New York, NY

    I have been working at Moody's full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good compensation and benefits for the industry

    Cons

    Career opportunities limited after reaching a certain level
    No work/life balance in certain team


  7. Helpful (3)

    "Changing for the Worse"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Vice President - Project Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Assistant Vice President - Project Manager in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Moody's full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great people for the most part. Potential to have a great blend of intellectually stimulating and relevant work.

    Cons

    Too much bureaucracy. Poor management. Poor vision. Poor strategy. Too responsive and reactive. Not forward thinking. Really is only saved by being in a protected industry that has low barriers to entry by competition

  8. Helpful (3)

    "Good company but it's all about playing the game"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Director in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Assistant Director in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Moody's full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good work-life balance, fair compensation

    Cons

    Only way to succeed is to suck up and get in with the right people

    Advice to Management

    Relax with the corporate politics


  9. "Low advancement"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Intern - Hourly in New York, NY
    Former Intern - Intern - Hourly in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Moody's as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great people, very collegial work environment.
    At the forefront of the finance industry
    Much is being done to modernize the business and operations

    Cons

    Very corporate and change takes a long time
    Advancement opportunities are low
    Can't get talent due to low pay
    It is a dying business due to automation

    Advice to Management

    Management needs to learn how to expand business either organically or inorganically.
    Also tends to hire externally rather than internally for managerial positions, which should be reconsidered.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Moody's"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I have been working at Moody's full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great experience, intelligent, hard-working team.

    Cons

    No work life balance, understaffed, process issues, too much red tape and bureaucracy, poor prospects for long-term career growth. Benefit package is good, but salary is on the low-side of the market and bonuses are dismal.


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