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State Street Reviews

Updated January 15, 2018
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State Street President and CEO Joseph L. Hooley
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  1. "Great back office experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Decent overtime, and friendly staff

    Cons

    Intern salary is on the low end.


  2. "AIS Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at State Street full-time

    Pros

    Nice place to work with, great benefit

    Cons

    kind of slow and repeat work everyday

  3. "Working at State Street"

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    Former Employee - Associate II in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Associate II in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at State Street (More than a year)

    Pros

    Large bank with tons of opportunity to grow vertically.

    Cons

    Factory style work flow can get redundant and boring, especially for young employees.

    Advice to Management

    Employee Engagement goes a long way. Big Picture education is key.


  4. "General comments"

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

    I have been working at State Street full-time

    Pros

    Smart people with varied backgrounds, networking and mentorship opportunities, internal mobility

    Cons

    While State Street offers many opportunities for internal mobility, the bureaucracy typical of a large company can sometimes make the process more challenging

    Advice to Management

    Don't underestimate the value of employees who are not constantly self-promoting but are consistently strong performers


  5. "Fine place to work at"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    great people. lots of laughs and help when asked for it

    Cons

    not much work; not much hand-holding


  6. "Operations Specialist Associate 2"

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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

    Work from home, overtime, not incredibly difficult material to master if you put in effort

    Cons

    Pay, recognition, communication, commute, learning

    Advice to Management

    Higher wages, more recognition


  7. "Account maintenance"

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    Former Employee - Account Maintenance Coordinator in Quincy, MA
    Former Employee - Account Maintenance Coordinator in Quincy, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at State Street full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Convenient location To mbta. Base pay is decent. Parking is free. Lots of discounts for local gyms. Overall decent place to work

    Cons

    Management ignores problematic people and lets them disrupt the positive atmosphere. Caf isn’t great. Food could definitely improve with variety

  8. "Benefits Could Be Better"

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    Current Intern - Global Operations Analyst in Quincy, MA
    Current Intern - Global Operations Analyst in Quincy, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at State Street as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible Schedule, Opportunities for growth and advancement

    Cons

    No Benefits for part time interns whatsoever


  9. "SSGS is an OK starting point"

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    Former Intern - SSGS in Quincy, MA
    Former Intern - SSGS in Quincy, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at State Street as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great place to jump in and learn the custodial side of the business

    Cons

    Very little career advancement doing well just gets you more of the same work and prevents you from leaving

    Advice to Management

    As you transition from a labor intensive workforce to a more automized system you should think about how to help your workforce redeploy.


  10. "Management"

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    Current Employee - Pricing Specialist in North Quincy, MA
    Current Employee - Pricing Specialist in North Quincy, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at State Street part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great communication
    Great managers
    Great co-workers
    Efficient teamwork
    automated programs

    Cons

    Dull work environment
    Repetitious work
    Decent turnover rate

    Advice to Management

    Find ways to keep employees satisfied


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