Morgan Stanley Reviews

Updated 17 Jan 2021

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Morgan Stanley CEO James P. Gorman
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  1. Featured Review

    "Great company to work for"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Morgan Stanley full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    They are full of brilliant people and share solid values and work ethics.

    Cons

    Long working hours are frequent

  2. "Hard but rewarding work"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Morgan Stanley full-time

    Pros

    Well compensated, interesting and varied work

    Cons

    Long hours, 11-12 hour days a minimum


  3. "Would not recommend"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Risk & Compliance Officer in Dublin, Dublin
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Morgan Stanley full-time

    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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  4. "Senior Associate- Equity desk"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Morgan Stanley full-time

    Pros

    good working environment in office

    Cons

    hours are not the best

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  5. "good to have worked there"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Morgan Stanley part-time

    Pros

    good to have worked there

    Cons

    hard work, long hours but rewarded for same

  6. "Intern"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Morgan Stanley

    Pros

    Good on Cv Training Supportive

    Cons

    Lack of opportunity to grow Too bureaucratic

  7. "Summer internship."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Morgan Stanley

    Pros

    Teamwork is stressed as is a drive for excellence. The environment is great for climbing the steep learning curve in the industry. Everyone is very helpful and approachable

    Cons

    The hours are tough but that is expected in this industry. Other than that there are very few cons to this position.

  8. "Good"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Investment Director in London, England

    I have been working at Morgan Stanley full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good not bad at all

    Cons

    Not terrible really not bad

  9. "Good employer"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Vice President - Technology 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Morgan Stanley full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good culture. Work life balance

    Cons

    Slightly below average compensation given to long term employees

  10. "Excellent work culture"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in Hong Kong
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very flat hierarchy. You can reach out to any senior in the firm directly

    Cons

    Focuses alot on cost save

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