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State Street Reviews

Updated 24 Aug 2019

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State Street CEO Ronald O’Hanley
Ronald O’Hanley
152 Ratings
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  • "Could be in for long hours sometimes(in 203 reviews)

  • "Lack of work life balance when working in Fund Accounting divisions(in 132 reviews)

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  1. "Payment Specialist"

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    Current Employee - Associate in Sydney
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    more to learn, Work life balance.

    Cons

    sometimes repetative, long hours, not good remuneration

    State Street2019-08-04
  2. "Good for entry level"

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    Former Employee - Associate in Sydney

    I worked at State Street full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good for graduate/entry level, most people are nice.

    Cons

    works can be boring as teams are divided by functions. Very hierarchical group.

    State Street2019-08-19
  3. "Good place to work in."

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer 

    I worked at State Street full-time

    Pros

    Good work and life balance.

    Cons

    Technologies are falling behind than other tech giant.

    State Street2019-05-27
  4. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

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

    Pros

    Very good environment, learnt a lot.

    Cons

    Salary is almost on average.

    State Street2019-05-21
  5. "Accuont Manager"

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    Former Employee - Account Manager in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits ,Good exposure to deal with clients

    Cons

    Too much work load on daily basis

    State Street2019-02-07
  6. "Client Service Officer"

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    Former Employee - Client Service Officer in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at State Street full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Big name to work for, able to learn different knowledge/skills with rotation program(think it’s no more now)

    Cons

    High turnover rate Micromanagement Management playing favourites Office bullying exist with no control from manager/AVP Work/life not balanced Under expected salary

    State Street2019-01-06
  7. "Senior Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at State Street full-time

    Pros

    Good team, relaxed hours, can move overseas if desired

    Cons

    Hard to move up, management push all work onto junior staff

    State Street2018-10-23
  8. "Slow moving Ship"

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    Current Employee - Officer in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Gym subsidy, Educational reimbursement, ability to buy additional leave, increased super including life and TPD insurance that's included.

    Cons

    Super bureaucratic, slow moving, no one takes ownership and shifts blame, APAC is left in the cold regarding head count

    Advice to Management

    Spend some time identifying talent early on and promoting internally would reduce turn over

    State Street2018-10-08
  9. "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
  10. "Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at State Street

    Pros

    Good training and location good for fresh graduate

    Cons

    Low salary long hours average management

    State Street2018-09-23
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