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Moody's Reviews

Updated August 8, 2017
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  • Excellent place to work with work life balance (in 168 reviews)

  • great collaborative work environment, work life balance (in 43 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (2)

    "Working at Moody's"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Moody's (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Decent medical coverage, depending on the department you can work from home.

    Cons

    Promotions only happen if you are well-known by a senior leader or if your manager likes you.

    Advice to Management

    Need to have promotion and growth path for junior and mid-level staff.


  2. "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

  3. Helpful (2)

    "Good Work Life Balance , Very Relaxed"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • 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


  4. "Good company overrall"

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

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

    Pros

    - Higher salary range compared to other financial institution in market
    - Good benefits: insurance, flexible working hours
    - Growth opportunities in the corporate
    - Work life balance

    Cons

    - Company is too large, hard to coordinate as different regions and timing

    Advice to Management

    - More consistent in Management message


  5. "Associate Analyst 2"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Moody's full-time

    Pros

    Great work life balance and good environment for research

    Cons

    Slow career advancement and salary growth


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Vice President"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Moody's full-time

    Pros

    Good work life balance; quality reputation

    Cons

    Negative culture; poor senior management

    Advice to Management

    Care about employees


  7. 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.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Associate Analyst Review"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Analyst II in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Associate Analyst II in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    AMAZING work life balance
    Smart, thoughtful people doing interesting work
    Good exit opportunities
    Ability to pursue CFA designation while working

    Cons

    Management forces unnecessary and unhelpful changes
    Comp is the number one reason people leave; if comp were better turnover would shrink immediately

    Advice to Management

    Make all employees bonus eligible


  9. "Associate Director"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Director
    Current Employee - Associate Director
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Family Oriented
    Good Salary
    Good Bonus
    Good Benefits

    Cons

    Lack of Goals
    Lack of Orientation
    Lack of Direction (You will be lost in your position)
    Dedicate 99% of your time to flow in slow-motion

    Advice to Management

    Change SF Managers


  10. "Great Company"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Business Analyst in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Senior Business Analyst in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    fair, time, flex, work from home,

    Cons

    there, are no ,cons,at Moodys

    Advice to Management

    n/a


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