Morgan Stanley Reviews

Updated 6 Aug 2020

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3.8
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Morgan Stanley CEO James P. Gorman
James P. Gorman
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  1. "n"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Concrete Formwork Stripper in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Morgan Stanley full-time

    Pros

    great safe good pay and fun

    Cons

    tiring hard to find work life balance

  2. "Typical investment bank"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Morgan Stanley full-time

    Pros

    Professional, strong brand, well resourced, meaningful autonomy.

    Cons

    Struggle with trust, openness and juggling a performance vs collaborative culture.


  3. "Awful Shop"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Associate in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Exposure to the Global part of the firm

    Cons

    Abusive management and awful culture.

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  4. "Nice company with small local operations"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Production Support Analyst 

    I worked at Morgan Stanley full-time

    Pros

    good people, good culture, good work life balance

    Cons

    small local operation so limited career advancement

  5. "I work at Programmed but it doesn’t come up in your list"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Payroll Officer in Perth, Western Australia
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Morgan Stanley full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexible work hours and good work/life balance

    Cons

    Pay is low and not in city

  6. "Operations Director in Asia Region - Trading Ops"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Director in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Global company means wide interactions across lots of teams and different matters.

    Cons

    Senior Management is stuck in the 'old wall street' days and do not evolve as our competitors do.

  7. "Review of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, Sydney"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Client Service Associate in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great self directed learning opportunities and the opportunities to move to other positions in the company. Decent salary with bonus Good work life balance. Good opportunities to move to other divisions.

    Cons

    1.No professional development opportunities. 2. Not the best culture in wealth management (the financial advisers are quite negative and have a poor opinion of the management team). 3. Poor management of the wealth management business. 4. Technologically behind.

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  8. "Morgan stanley"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Morgan Stanley full-time

    Pros

    Salary is good for admin job

    Cons

    corporate culture is not good for all employees

  9. "Great company and culture"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Morgan Stanley full-time

    Pros

    opportunity for development, strong culture

    Cons

    logn hours, low pay

  10. "Happy employee"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Morgan Stanley full-time

    Pros

    positive team dynamic, supportive teams

    Cons

    long hours but these are expected

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