Merrill Lynch Reviews

Updated Oct 18, 2021

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Merrill Lynch President & CEO of Bank of America Brian T. Moynihan
Brian T. Moynihan
1,336 Ratings
Pros
  • "When you first start work life balance is none existent(in 159 reviews)

  • "Good work place, solid work environment(in 148 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Strenuous, long hours, very difficult(in 111 reviews)

  • "Just wasn't personally interested in working as a financial advisor(in 81 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      great company

      Feb 16, 2021 - Debt Capital Markets Analyst 
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      Pros

      amazing company and an industry leader

      Cons

      none experienced while working at Merrill

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    2. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great place to work overall

      Jan 22, 2021 - Intern in Toronto, ON
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      Pros

      Great place to work overall

      Cons

      More can be done place to work overall

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    4. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Software engineer

      Jan 1, 2021 - Assistant Vice President in Toronto, ON
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      Pros

      Nice friendly environment and good work life balance

      Cons

      not too much opportunities to be promoted

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    5. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Nice work experience

      Dec 27, 2020 - Business Analyst in Toronto, ON
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      Pros

      Professional environment and great learning experience

      Cons

      job is demanding and some times stress full

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    6. 3.0
      Current Employee

      software engineer

      Feb 8, 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Very good work life balance

      Cons

      Job role is very well divided, and hard to learn skills outside

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    7. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Large Company

      Nov 23, 2017 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Some bright people as coworkers

      Cons

      Big place, hard to meet people and connect

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    8. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Great people, interesting work. Management needs more transparency, especially when it comes to pay for performance.

      Nov 7, 2017 - Senior Financial Analyst in Toronto, ON
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      Pros

      Big company small Canadian footprint, can get exposure to many lines of businesses. Opportunity to move around or up, but only to a certain level to be honest then it kind of plateaus

      Cons

      Management. Ugh. Always saying one excuse or another to manage our expectations. They do little to retain talent and it’s extremely frustrating because otherwise great workplace...

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Analyst

      Nov 14, 2016 -  
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      Pros

      Intellectually rewarding, good partners, global reach, high profile, professional.

      Cons

      Compensation, opportunities for promotion do not come frequently.

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Client Associate

      Aug 29, 2016 -  
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      Pros

      Great culture, good training , good pay , good benefits, lots of room to grow

      Cons

      harder for women to move up

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    11. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Associate

      Jul 8, 2016 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Intelligent people and good culture

      Cons

      Difficult to progress or get promoted

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