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Reviews for Morgan Stanley

Review factors

Feel-Good Factor

Company Culture
3.54
Support from management
3.28
Teamwork
3.63
Freedom to work independently
3.74
Internal Communication
3.39
Office / Work Environment
3.79
Environmental Friendliness
3.83
Work-Life Balance
3.60
Challenging Work
3.97
Inclusive / Diverse
3.51

Career factor

Gender Equality
3.81
Attitude towards older colleagues
3.72
Career Development
3.53
Overall compensation for your work
3.71
Company Image
4.00
Job Security
3.23
Handicapped Accessibility
3.71
Workplace Safety
4.01
Benefits

The following benefits are offered

Flex. working hours in 20 of 94 reviews Parking in 24 of 94 reviews Easy access to public transportation in 18 of 94 reviews Stock or equity options in 21 of 94 reviews 401(k) in 68 of 94 reviews Onsite daycare facility in 1 of 94 reviews Reimbursed daycare in 1 of 94 reviews Ability to work remotely in 25 of 94 reviews Desirable office location in 26 of 94 reviews Tuition assistance in 20 of 94 reviews Paid Parental Leave in 25 of 94 reviews 401(k) Match in 44 of 94 reviews Flexible spending account in 28 of 94 reviews Paid time off in 36 of 94 reviews Healthcare (including vision and dental) in 42 of 94 reviews Relocation allowance in 2 of 94 reviews Life insurance in 36 of 94 reviews

The following perks are offered

On site cafeteria in 22 of 94 reviews Free (company provided) Meals in 7 of 94 reviews Health and wellness programs in 31 of 94 reviews Employee discounts in 69 of 94 reviews Vehicle allowance in 3 of 94 reviews Employee events in 22 of 94 reviews No dogs allowed Fitness center on site in 10 of 94 reviews Free Snacks/Drinks in 6 of 94 reviews
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  • 24.Jul 2018
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • Being more flexible in what people Can do with their money

What I like about the company

Love it in every way shape and form. Give you the ability to grow

What I dislike about the company

I don’t like that at times it’s not felxable people I work with

Company Culture
5.00
Support from management
5.00
Teamwork
4.00
Freedom to work independently
4.00
Internal Communication
5.00
Gender Equality
4.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
4.00
Career Development
5.00
Overall compensation for your work
5.00
Office / Work Environment
5.00
Environmental Friendliness
4.00
Work-Life Balance
5.00
Company Image
4.00
Job Security
4.00
Handicapped Accessibility
4.00
Workplace Safety
4.00
Challenging Work
5.00
Inclusive / Diverse
4.00
  • Company
    Morgan Stanley
  • City
    New York
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee
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  • 23.Jul 2018
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • None. There isn't much if anything that I would change about the company

What I like about the company

I like the business, management and my co-workers

What I dislike about the company

There isn't really anything that I dislike about the company

Company Culture
5.00
Support from management
5.00
Teamwork
5.00
Freedom to work independently
5.00
Internal Communication
5.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
5.00
Career Development
5.00
Overall compensation for your work
5.00
Office / Work Environment
5.00
Environmental Friendliness
5.00
Work-Life Balance
5.00
Company Image
5.00
Job Security
5.00
Handicapped Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
5.00
Challenging Work
5.00
Inclusive / Diverse
5.00
  • Company
    Morgan Stanley
  • City
    Boston
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee
  • Department
    Finance
  • 09.Jul 2018
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • More work life flexibility. Staff is not allowed to have remote access to work from home.

What I like about the company

Name recognition. Benefits. 401k. Competitive salary. Experience

What I dislike about the company

No work life balance or work from home

Company Culture
3.00
Support from management
2.00
Teamwork
3.00
Freedom to work independently
5.00
Internal Communication
3.00
Gender Equality
4.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
4.00
Career Development
2.00
Overall compensation for your work
5.00
Office / Work Environment
3.00
Environmental Friendliness
3.00
Work-Life Balance
1.00
Company Image
5.00
Job Security
5.00
Handicapped Accessibility
4.00
Workplace Safety
5.00
Challenging Work
5.00
Inclusive / Diverse
4.00
  • Company
    Morgan Stanley
  • City
    Boston
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee
  • Department
    Administration

Suggestions for improvement

  • There are some efforts to become a more diverse and inclusive, but it is still an overwhelmingly male dominated company. Offering additional training to women and minorities would not only diversity the company, but would also help them appeal to a wider client base. In an effort to be competitive with brick and mortar banks, they are expanding their banking products to the detriment of their core business model. They need to refocus on providing holistic financial advice, rather than pushing cash management.

What I like about the company

It is a team-based, collaborative atmosphere. Support staff frequently bounces ideas and best practice off one another, which takes stress off the individual. There are many opportunities to earn bonuses if you’re willing to put the work in.

What I dislike about the company

They are pushing to become a normal bank and put pressure on staff to sell banking products. This distracts from the main purpose of having a financial advising team.

Company Culture
4.00
Support from management
2.00
Teamwork
5.00
Freedom to work independently
3.00
Internal Communication
3.00
Gender Equality
4.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
5.00
Career Development
4.00
Overall compensation for your work
4.00
Office / Work Environment
5.00
Environmental Friendliness
1.00
Work-Life Balance
4.00
Company Image
4.00
Job Security
3.00
Handicapped Accessibility
3.00
Workplace Safety
5.00
Challenging Work
2.00
Inclusive / Diverse
3.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Parking is offered Easy access to public transportation is offered 401(k) is offered Ability to work remotely is offered Desirable office location is offered Tuition assistance is offered Paid Parental Leave is offered 401(k) Match is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    Morgan Stanley
  • City
    Silverdale
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

Employee discounts is offered Employee events is offered Free Snacks/Drinks is offered
  • 26.Apr 2018
  • Employee

Company Culture

Indian Culture is taking over technology

Teamwork

poor

Freedom to work independently

If you fail you are done as no support from upper management

Internal Communication

Communication from company upper management is regular and informed

Attitude towards older colleagues

Arrogant and condescending

Work-Life Balance

The new culture has taken away that balance

Company Culture
2.00
Support from management
2.00
Teamwork
2.00
Freedom to work independently
4.00
Internal Communication
4.00
Gender Equality
3.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
1.00
Career Development
3.00
Overall compensation for your work
2.00
Office / Work Environment
3.00
Environmental Friendliness
3.00
Work-Life Balance
1.00
Company Image
3.00
Job Security
1.00
Handicapped Accessibility
3.00
Workplace Safety
4.00
Challenging Work
3.00
Inclusive / Diverse
3.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Easy access to public transportation is offered 401(k) is offered Ability to work remotely is offered Paid Parental Leave is offered 401(k) Match is offered Flexible spending account is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    Morgan Stanley
  • City
    New York
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee
  • Department
    IT

The following perks were offered to me

Health and wellness programs is offered Employee discounts is offered Free Snacks/Drinks is offered
  • 22.Apr 2018
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • Personelle Ressourcen bieten noch Wachstumsotential.

What I like about the company

Unternehmerisches Umfeld, flache Hierarchie, gute Kollegialität, hohe Kredibilität der Marke, gute Produkte

Company Culture
5.00
Support from management
5.00
Teamwork
5.00
Freedom to work independently
5.00
Internal Communication
5.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
5.00
Career Development
5.00
Overall compensation for your work
5.00
Office / Work Environment
5.00
Environmental Friendliness
5.00
Work-Life Balance
4.00
Company Image
5.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Flex. working hours is offered Easy access to public transportation is offered Stock or equity options is offered
  • Company
    Morgan Stanley Investment Management
  • City
    Frankfurt am Main
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    C-Suite / Leadership
  • Department
    Distribution/sales

Suggestions for improvement

  • Relax the policy on working remotely to allow those who are willing, the ability to do so in circumstances where they cannot get into a physical office location.

What I like about the company

Morgan Stanley has endured through rough economic times, and come out "on top". That gives me a sense of security.

What I dislike about the company

Hard-line policies regarding working remotely. They deny non-exempt employees the ability to do so.

Company Culture
5.00
Support from management
4.00
Teamwork
5.00
Freedom to work independently
5.00
Internal Communication
5.00
Gender Equality
4.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
4.00
Career Development
2.00
Overall compensation for your work
5.00
Office / Work Environment
5.00
Environmental Friendliness
5.00
Work-Life Balance
5.00
Company Image
4.00
Job Security
5.00
Handicapped Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
5.00
Challenging Work
5.00
Inclusive / Diverse
3.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Parking is offered 401(k) is offered Desirable office location is offered Tuition assistance is offered 401(k) Match is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    Morgan Stanley
  • City
    Middleton
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

On site cafeteria is offered Employee discounts is offered

Suggestions for improvement

  • The upper/regional management could have an idea of the every day that hits it's frontline employees. It's like the upper management is so far removed that they don't understand what it's like talking to real clients.

What I like about the company

They are pretty stable and willing to work with you on progressing your career forward. Each location is different and, but I really do like my immediate supervisors. They're pretty open.

What I dislike about the company

They aren't great to their support staff. The financial advisors are treated pretty well but they don't make it easy for service staff to get accolades or bonuses. The new FAs have little support so they basically work the kids without support and then cut them if they don't make the rigorous program requirements.

Company Culture
4.00
Support from management
2.00
Teamwork
4.00
Freedom to work independently
4.00
Internal Communication
3.00
Gender Equality
2.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
5.00
Career Development
5.00
Overall compensation for your work
3.00
Work-Life Balance
4.00
Company Image
5.00
Job Security
4.00
Challenging Work
3.00
Inclusive / Diverse
5.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Easy access to public transportation is offered Stock or equity options is offered 401(k) is offered Ability to work remotely is offered Desirable office location is offered Tuition assistance is offered Paid Parental Leave is offered 401(k) Match is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    Morgan stanley
  • City
    Houston
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

Health and wellness programs is offered Employee discounts is offered Fitness center on site is offered

Suggestions for improvement

  • Not really sure besides keeping employee culture collaborative

What I like about the company

Been loyal for 12 years and proud

What I dislike about the company

Deserve more compensayion for the type of work

Company Culture
5.00
Support from management
5.00
Teamwork
4.00
Freedom to work independently
5.00
Internal Communication
4.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
5.00
Career Development
5.00
Overall compensation for your work
3.00
Office / Work Environment
5.00
Environmental Friendliness
5.00
Work-Life Balance
5.00
Company Image
5.00
Job Security
5.00
Handicapped Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
5.00
Challenging Work
5.00
Inclusive / Diverse
5.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Flex. working hours is offered Parking is offered 401(k) is offered Ability to work remotely is offered Desirable office location is offered 401(k) Match is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    Morgan stanley
  • City
    Red Bank
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

Employee discounts is offered Employee events is offered
  • 13.Mar 2018
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • Fire legacy people who are not performing

What I like about the company

Clients and coworkers are positive and respectful

What I dislike about the company

Management is inconsistent and does not follow through

Company Culture
4.00
Support from management
1.00
Teamwork
2.00
Freedom to work independently
5.00
Internal Communication
3.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
4.00
Career Development
3.00
Overall compensation for your work
2.00
Office / Work Environment
4.00
Environmental Friendliness
5.00
Work-Life Balance
3.00
Company Image
4.00
Job Security
4.00
Handicapped Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
5.00
Challenging Work
3.00
Inclusive / Diverse
2.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Parking is offered Stock or equity options is offered 401(k) is offered Desirable office location is offered 401(k) Match is offered Flexible spending account is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered
  • Company
    Morgan stanley
  • City
    Wayzata
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

Employee events is offered Free Snacks/Drinks is offered