Morgan Stanley Reviews

Updated Dec 4, 2021

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Morgan Stanley CEO James P. Gorman
James P. Gorman
4,404 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good Work-life balance and good mobility(in 625 reviews)

  • "Diverse work culture with positive work environment(in 490 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "long working hours but manageable(in 249 reviews)

  • "Not much exposure to senior management(in 132 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Hard but rewarding work

      Dec 2, 2020 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Well compensated, interesting and varied work

      Cons

      Long hours, 11-12 hour days a minimum

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Trade processing associate @ Morgan Stanley Dublin Ireland

      Oct 18, 2021 - Trade processing associate in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great management style, good level of co-workers + nice office environment.

      Cons

      Not too flexible Working from home.

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good place to work

      May 11, 2021 - Software Engineer in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Benefits compare well to the market

      Cons

      Holidays are not very generous

      1 person found this review helpful
    4. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Not invested in your career

      May 20, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Some really smart and decent people work there.

      Cons

      Top heavy politics and not interested in helping you advance your career if you are not one of the favorites.

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    5. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Financial analyst

      May 12, 2021 - Financial Analyst 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Exposure, Good projects, Cultural diversity

      Cons

      No work life balance, long hours

      1 person found this review helpful
    6. 4.0
      Former Employee

      good

      Mar 22, 2021 - Analyst in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good management and wok allocation

      Cons

      too much work and no direction

      1 person found this review helpful
    7. 2.0
      Former Employee

      Would not recommend

      Jan 7, 2021 - Risk & Compliance Officer in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Well known global franchise. Looks good on cv so it's often beneficial to leave as quickly as possible

      Cons

      No regard for staff wellbeing and bullying is almost encouraged by senior management. Toxic work environment overall.

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    8. 2.0
      Current Employee

      Senior Associate- Equity desk

      Jul 11, 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good working environment in office

      Cons

      hours are not the best

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee

      good to have worked there

      Jun 21, 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good to have worked there

      Cons

      hard work, long hours but rewarded for same

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    10. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Intern

      Apr 27, 2017 -  
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good on Cv Training Supportive

      Cons

      Lack of opportunity to grow Too bureaucratic

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