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TCW Reviews

Updated Apr 10, 2019

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Found 51 reviews

3.6
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66%
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TCW CEO Marc I. Stern
Marc I. Stern
21 Ratings
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  • "As MetWest management continues to take over, all that was good about TCW is no longer there(in 3 reviews)

  • "Turmoil at firm - hopefully declining - normal office politics(in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Great community oriented culture"

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      Former Employee - Summer Analyst in Los Angeles, CA
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at TCW full-time for less than a year

      Pros

      The company really cares about each individual worker and they welcome you with open arms.

      Cons

      Company standards are cemented into the way of life. There is little room for being creative.

      TCW2019-04-11
    • "One of the last remaining dinosaurs"

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      Former Employee - Assistant in Los Angeles, CA
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at TCW full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Employee functions Lunch plan options

      Cons

      Difficulty moving up Low salary and bonus General employee apathy

      Advice to Management

      Revamp you work environment model and review you salary pay scale

      TCW2019-03-23
    • "Good first place to start a career"

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      Current Employee - Developer in Los Angeles, CA
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

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

      Pros

      Good work environment, good benefits

      Cons

      Very little scope for growth

      Advice to Management

      Provide greater opportunities for growth.

      TCW2019-01-26
    • "Analyst"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Recommends

        I worked at TCW full-time

        Pros

        Great working environment and management

        Cons

        Tough to get promoted within the company

        TCW2018-12-11
      • "Research analyst"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Doesn't Recommend
        Negative Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I worked at TCW part-time

        Pros

        flexible hours, relatively stable job

        Cons

        pay is relatively less, difficult to move up

        TCW2018-12-12
      • "Summer Intern"

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        Former Employee - Summer Intern in Los Angeles, CA
        Recommends
        Approves of CEO

        I worked at TCW for less than a year

        Pros

        Great culture, collegial atmosphere. Overall very well run program to teach college students about various aspects of finance.

        Cons

        At least for the summer internship program, not much.

        TCW2018-10-25
      • "Senior Vice President"

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        Current Employee - Senior Vice President in Los Angeles, CA

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

        Pros

        great people and fantastic benefits

        Cons

        an investment house has its issues

        Advice to Management

        need to beef up HR and address conflicts between Funds and senior management

        TCW2018-05-31
      • Helpful (1)

        "Not the TCW of the 1990s!"

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        Former Employee - Director in New York, NY
        Doesn't Recommend
        Negative Outlook
        Disapproves of CEO

        I worked at TCW full-time for more than 3 years

        Pros

        Nice place to work with no support from upper management

        Cons

        no capital commitment or direction from upper management, not the TCW from the 1980s!

        Advice to Management

        Learn to run an asset management group

        TCW2018-06-16
      • "Production"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at TCW full-time

        Pros

        Work-Life balance (for some)

        Cons

        Nobody says thank you, ever.

        TCW2018-05-10
      • Helpful (1)

        "Great Place to work and gain experience in Finance"

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        Former Employee - Operations in Los Angeles, CA
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        No opinion of CEO

        I worked at TCW full-time for more than 3 years

        Pros

        Great compensation which keeps turnover low for management positions.

        Cons

        Very competitive culture, as is standard in Finance/Investments. Lack there of/ no flexibility with respect to work from home options for employees with young families and/or long commutes.

        Advice to Management

        Be more flexible with how productivity is measured.

        TCW2018-04-27
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