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Zacks Investment Research Reviews

Updated June 29, 2017
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Leonard Zacks
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Pros
  • Their work- life balance and flexibility is great (in 6 reviews)

  • Good and Friendly Work environment (in 7 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. "Advisor"

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    Former Employee - Advisor in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Advisor in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Everybody that works at the firm is extremely nice and easy to get a long with. They help you through the process to become the best you can be

    Cons

    Long hours, but the work pays off. This industry as a whole isn't for someone who is satisfied with steady compensation. This industry is for the hard worker that wants success. This industry separates the hard working from the very hard working.

    Advice to Management

    Nothing


  2. "Account Manager"

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    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

    Pros

    Great place. A lot of career advancement. Good pay

    Cons

    None. I love it and want to remain here for my career.

  3. Helpful (2)

    "Solid Place To Work"

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

    Pros

    Low Stress, Flexible Schedule, Open to New Ideas

    Cons

    You're not going to get rich

    Advice to Management

    Move With the Times


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to work if you want a positive challenge with tremendous payoff."

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    Current Employee - Senior Regional Director of Institutional Sales in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Senior Regional Director of Institutional Sales in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Pros- If you work hard and produce you can make a very good living. Senior management is very clear on what is expected of you and gives you the tools to achieve success. The ability to travel and present an ever changing product to the brightest men and women in the investment world.

    Cons

    Cons- There seems to be a lot of dead weight employees (as there is in every company) that can bring down morale in the office.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "There is enormous job and personal growth in my current position at Zacks."

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    Current Employee - Major Accounts Sales in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Major Accounts Sales in Chicago, IL
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    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Zacks is a very specialized firm that caters to a very specific client base. I like the fact that the position is very challenging and that I work with very bright people. Working for a small company means that everyone's role is important and that we are nimble enough to change quickly to serve our clients.

    Cons

    Since we are expanding our growing pains are sometimes felt in that we cannot offer everything we would like to.

    Advice to Management

    Stay open to being client driven. Our services should serve them not the other way around. For the most part we deliver what what we promise, we need to continue to execute effectively.


  6. "Great place to work"

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

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

    Pros

    Heathly work environment to work in.
    Great manager.

    Cons

    Hierarchical structure is not very well defined as you would expect.


  7. "Fair work environment"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Zacks Investment Research full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good pay, friendly team, cooperative seniors.

    Cons

    No incentives, no annual raise, extended working hours

    Advice to Management

    Please reviee your HR policies.

  8. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good work timing,
    Lot of time post work
    Very friendly behaviour of coworkers

    Cons

    Pay scale could be better


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Very Stable company where you can work for a long time"

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    Current Employee - Delivery Manager in Kolkata (India)
    Current Employee - Delivery Manager in Kolkata (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Zacks Investment Research full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Good and Friendly Work environment

    Cons

    - As its a product based company so, some times you may feel there is not enough option to work on different technology(domain)


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