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Morgan Stanley Reviews

Updated Feb 16, 2020

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  1. Featured Review

    "Great company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Associate in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Morgan Stanley full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    They are full of brilliant people and share solid values and work ethics.

    Cons

    Long working hours are frequent

    Morgan Stanley2020-01-20
  2. "Great place to start career"

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    Current Employee - Analyst 

    I have been working at Morgan Stanley full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Highly intelligent people / interesting work

    Cons

    There is a decent amount of bureaucracy

    Morgan Stanley2019-11-23
  3. "Good Firm, Good Culture"

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    Current Employee - Executive Director in New York, NY

    I have been working at Morgan Stanley full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Allow you to be a Culture Carrier of firm Very flat global organization Very client focused organization

    Cons

    No issues with the firm

    Morgan Stanley2020-02-13
  4. "Good working environment, motivated employee"

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    Former Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Morgan Stanley full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    If you work hard at the right division, you get decent rewards

    Cons

    High pressure, intensive work, some times hard to balance work and life.

    Morgan Stanley2020-02-12
  5. "great time at this company"

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    Current Employee - Intern 

    I have been working at Morgan Stanley full-time

    Pros

    even better poeple worked there

    Cons

    super hard labor, like a siberian gulag

    Morgan Stanley2020-02-12
  6. Helpful (1)

    "Great Opportunity"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Morgan Stanley full-time

    Pros

    Flexibility with endless upside potential

    Cons

    Build a book of business from scratch is very challenging

    Morgan Stanley2020-02-07
  7. "great company"

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    Former Employee - Executive Director in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Morgan Stanley part-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    i spend a long time there including in different regions, different teams across both technology and business unit. good mobility inside the firm if you are talented, lot of opportunities in different teams and regions, and relatively easy to move between teams and regions.

    Cons

    it's a big company so bureaucracy sometimes come into play, for example promotion process can be political.

    Morgan Stanley2020-02-11
  8. "Branch Wealth Management Office"

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    Current Employee - Client Service Associate in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Morgan Stanley full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    There are some really smart people, open to helping you and good career opportunities.

    Cons

    In a branch wealth management office if you're not one of the top producers there isn't much focus on you. There wasn't great training or a focus on younger employees.

    Morgan Stanley2020-02-11
  9. "Okay"

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    Current Employee - Financial Analyst 

    I have been working at Morgan Stanley full-time

    Pros

    It is a Prestigious Company

    Cons

    working hours can be tiring

    Morgan Stanley2020-02-10
  10. "Flexibility"

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    Current Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Morgan Stanley full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good working environment and flexibility

    Cons

    Lack of support for mobility

    Morgan Stanley2020-02-09

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