Morgan Stanley Reviews

Updated 4 Mar 2021

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Morgan Stanley CEO James P. Gorman
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  1. Featured Review

    "Highly competitive culture, fast paced and rewarding."

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Junior Trader in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great environment, focus on improving diversity and inclusion, highly competitive business units.

    Cons

    vast size of company and corporate structure may delay career progressions.

  2. "The best!"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Analyst in Melbourne

    I worked at Morgan Stanley full-time

    Pros

    Work culture is really great

    Cons

    There was nothing that I disliked


  3. "Good experience - Not many pathways if you enter via Wealth Management"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Portfolio Manager Associate in Adelaide
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Morgan Stanley full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Connected to global network - Lots of events

    Cons

    Wealth Management is a hard game to get motivated for as a young person, you either become an advisor or get stuck in operations.

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  4. "Great learning experience"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Research Associate 

    I worked at Morgan Stanley full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great client engagement with ability come up the curve fast on the industry

    Cons

    Remuneration is not what it once was. Far too admin intensive.

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  5. "Good company, too much politics"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - UNE in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Morgan Stanley full-time

    Pros

    Good career progress in general

    Cons

    Too much politics on promotions

  6. "Adequate"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Morgan Stanley full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexibility, ability to work from home

    Cons

    Career opportunities are quite lacking

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  7. "Pros and cons"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Associate in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Morgan Stanley full-time

    Pros

    They provide good working environment to hone knowledge and skills through training

    Cons

    It was few job vacancies available in Melbourne

  8. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Equity Research Analyst in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Culture, learning and development and pay

    Cons

    The hours can be long at times

  9. "amazing people and culture"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Executive Director in Perth, Western Australia

    I worked at Morgan Stanley full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    You can work with fantastic people, it makes you grow.

    Cons

    for a global role, there are a lot lot of hours

  10. "Company review"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Vice President 

    I have been working at Morgan Stanley full-time

    Pros

    Good company to work for a long term horizon

    Cons

    Too much competition within teams for growth

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