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State Street Associate Reviews

Updated 26 Jun 2019

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State Street CEO Ronald O’Hanley
Ronald O’Hanley
21 Ratings
  1. Helpful (1)

    "Associate 2"

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    Former Employee - Associate II in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at State Street full-time

    Pros

    Good experience for new starters, gain finical knowledge, good work locations,

    Cons

    low salary, lot of overtime, less opportunity to get promote.

    Advice to Management

    more care about your staffs, work/life balance is real important,

    State Street2015-08-20
  2. "AVOID AT ALL COSTS! Place is a godless hell hole."

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    Former Employee - Senior Associate - IMS in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at State Street full-time

    Pros

    Free fruit and biscuits in pantry.

    Cons

    Undoubtedly, by far the worst company to have ever worked for. Low Pay Long Hours Horrible Management (you're just another number to them) Quiet office - no one speaks to each other. Micromanagement 0 culture! Christmas parties are self funded.. Systems and technology are ARCHAIC!!!! The list goes on and on..

    Advice to Management

    loud is not necessarily right,, far too many painpoints to list.

    State Street2018-11-08
  3. Helpful (2)

    "Account Associate"

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    Former Employee - Account Associate in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at State Street part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    good location in the center of CBD

    Cons

    limited training, bad working environment, technology issues

    Advice to Management

    improve the working culture. Be more cared about people

    State Street2016-03-15
  4. Helpful (1)

    "Godless hellhole"

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    Current Employee - Associate I in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at State Street

    Pros

    Could not be worse in your career life

    Cons

    Micromanagement, Overtime everyday, Lots of unpaid overtime

    State Street2015-09-12
  5. "Enjoyable workplace"

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at State Street full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good culture, friendly colleagues, non competitive environment

    Cons

    Below market salary and benefits

    Advice to Management

    Look for talent retention

    State Street2015-01-21
  6. "boring job with low pay; no career future"

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    Current Employee - Associate in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at State Street full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    easy job, no stress and good company location

    Cons

    culture is slow and lack of innovation

    State Street2012-08-25
  7. "exciting for the first few months only"

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    Former Employee - Fund Accountant, Associate I in Sydney
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at State Street

    Pros

    work environment was not too competitive. employees get along with each other pretty well. the job was not too hard. quite a good start for fresh graduates. for master's students, it was way too low to start in here.

    Cons

    the system used is solely for state street, unlike jp morgan or anz who use the same system. knowledge gained from state street (system wise) are not transferable. promotion opportunities are limited.

    Advice to Management

    not too much delegation on the analysts. managers and client accountants should be aware of what is going on too. clients would not be impressed with managers or client accountants who were not competent to answer their queries.

    State Street2011-01-28
  8. "Good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Risk Monitoring Associate in Toronto, ON

    I worked at State Street for less than a year

    Pros

    people in State Street are nice and the environment is work friendly

    Cons

    actually no cons at all

    State Street2019-06-26
  9. "Great"

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    Current Employee - Research Associate in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at State Street full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Better place to work with

    Cons

    Environment may differ as you

    Advice to Management

    Average

    State Street2019-06-21
  10. "It’s okay"

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    Current Employee - Associate 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at State Street full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Decent job and work life balance

    Cons

    Slow career progression, low bonus

    State Street2019-06-22
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