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Updated October 23, 2018
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State Street President and CEO Joseph L. Hooley
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  • "Need more transperency, work life balance" (in 117 reviews)

  • "Long hours and can be stressful at times (like most jobs)" (in 180 reviews)

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  1. "Intern"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at State Street full-time

    Pros

    I learned a lot from my position

    Cons

    not enough diversity in corporate


  2. "c"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at State Street full-time

    Pros

    Lots of big growth opportunity

    Cons

    The work can be challenging

  3. "Good team"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    I met a group of excellent team members and a good manager.

    Cons

    please keep adopting new generation IT platforms


  4. "Good opportunities for those who apply themselves"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at State Street full-time

    Pros

    Managers always supportive of employee led development and mobility. In such a large organization, there are different opportunities.

    Cons

    Too much decision by committee.


  5. "Company to think about during mid level career"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at State Street full-time

    Pros

    Flexible remote days and PTO's

    Cons

    If you have a role that does not let you flex your creative muscles it can be a bit restrictive.

    Advice to Management

    Provide driving confidence for the employers to innovate


  6. "Business Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at State Street full-time

    Pros

    The office was relatively nice

    Cons

    No advancement, they lay you off to hire you at a lower title and less money 6 months later


  7. "Not great, not bad"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA

    I worked at State Street full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Salary, growth opportunities, opportunity to relocate to many offices around the globe

    Cons

    Huge corporation so you tend to become a faceless employee, senior management team is no accessible at all

  8. "Good place to start"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA

    I have been working at State Street full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities and areas to get involved in.

    Cons

    Large offshoring of working overseas


  9. "Good Place to work"

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    Current Employee - Conversion Specialist in Quincy, MA
    Current Employee - Conversion Specialist in Quincy, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at State Street full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great Benefits, Great People. Lots of vacation time

    Cons

    Salaries are not on par with other companies.


  10. "AVP - fund accounting"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at State Street full-time

    Pros

    great colleagues, a lot of opportunity to learn, 2-3 days working from home

    Cons

    long hours, not enough pay, bonuses could be more

    Advice to Management

    pay employees more and offer better perks


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