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Zacks Investment Research Reviews

Updated April 20, 2017
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Leonard Zacks
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Pros
  • Their work- life balance and flexibility is great (in 6 reviews)

  • Director of Research at the time was hand-off, allowing employees to work from home with minimal supervision (in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • Compensation & Benefits- No as such (in 4 reviews)

  • Extremely bad salary, poor bonus, no hikes at all (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Review of Zacks Reserch Pvt Ltd"

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    Former Employee - Junior Research Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Junior Research Analyst in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Zacks Investment Research full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Best reason to work in Zacks is for good environment.There has lots of things to learn.As fresher you can learn lots of things of finance from zacks.Work profile is excellent.

    Cons

    Very low salary structure and there ha no extra benefit for employee e.g medical expenses.

    Advice to Management

    Try to improve the salary structure and try to provide some extra benefits to employee for their future.


  2. "Financial Writer Intern"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Financial Writer in Chicago, IL
    Former Intern - Financial Writer in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Zacks Investment Research as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Liberty to explore and research any company or market you want.

    Cons

    Low pay ($12/hour), and a bit unorganized.

    Advice to Management

    Perhaps a more dedicated/engaging internship program, with a bit higher pay.

  3. "Diversity"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Zacks Investment Research full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Excellent company policy on diversity and they do not tolerate any forms of discrimination. Their work- life balance and flexibility is great! Building has a free lounge and fitness room. Very satisfied with the company and job security.

    Cons

    A/C is too cold in the summer

    Advice to Management

    Continue to provide great leadership and opportunities to your employees.


  4. "Zacks investment research"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Independent Contractor in Dallas, OR
    Former Contractor - Independent Contractor in Dallas, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Zacks Investment Research as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Lots of good people, easy to work with, had good ideas, strong team

    Cons

    Had a few bumps in payment but besides that there aren't any other cons.

    Advice to Management

    Mange the money better and great work over all besides the declayed payment.


  5. "Research and Financial Writer Intern"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Research and Financial Writer in Chicago, IL
    Former Intern - Research and Financial Writer in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Zacks Investment Research as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very open-ended, lots of liberty, no micromanagement.

    Cons

    Needs more diversity to the job, as it can get boring quickly.
    Needs better pay than $12/hour

    Advice to Management

    Engage interns more and give them more responisiblities, and perhaps a little better pay to be a more competitive firm.


  6. "Intern"

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

    Pros

    it has good office culture

    Cons

    the employee percentage for man and women is not balanced

    Advice to Management

    all good


  7. "Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Zacks Investment Research full-time

    Pros

    Decent work according to Kolkata
    Not much work pressure
    Work environment is good
    Overall good learning experience for freshers

    Cons

    Not much scope for growth
    Very low salary even if you are highly qualified

  8. "Less pressure, good working environment specially for female"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Executive in Kolkata (India)
    Current Employee - Executive in Kolkata (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Zacks Investment Research full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    I am talking about Zacks research pvt ltd. There is no such pressure at all. Be it achieving targets, completion of works with in deadline and even any kind of pressure from the upper management level. Yearly they organize annual sports to encourage the employees.

    Cons

    Growth rate is very slow. Salary scale is also little low than the competitors.


  9. "Nice place to start ur career"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Associate
    Current Employee - Research Associate
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Zacks Investment Research full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very good quality of work.. Less pressure..helpful co worker.. Nice place to work..

    Cons

    Very Low growth, low bonus and incentives

    Advice to Management

    Should be improved


  10. Helpful (5)

    "Good company for Finance Freshers"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Research Associate in Kolkata (India)
    Former Employee - Research Associate in Kolkata (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Zacks Investment Research full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Work/Life Balance is really good.
     Good for married woman not for career enthusiastic.

    Cons

    Career Opportunities Limited.
     Compensation & Benefits- No as such.
     Culture & Values- okay type


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