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Morgan Stanley Employee Reviews about "work environment"

Updated Feb 9, 2020

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  1. "Best place to work in Montreal"

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    Former Contractor - Administrative Assistant in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Morgan Stanley for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Extremely positive working environment, very condusive to providing stress free professional development. Well managed.

    Cons

    Honestly, in my 3 and a half years at this Morgan Stanley location, I saw no downside.

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    Morgan Stanley2019-09-01
  2. "One of the best"

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    Current Employee - Vice President in London, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Morgan Stanley full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Better pay, nice working environment

    Cons

    Long working hours, uncertanity during market volatility

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    Morgan Stanley2020-01-08
  3. Helpful (2)

    "Marketing"

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    Former Contractor - Marketing Specialist in Montreal, QC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Morgan Stanley for more than a year

    Pros

    Pay is very good. Status is great. Learned a lot. Diversity and nice work environment.

    Cons

    Stability. Contracts are not a good option. MS did not honor them and simply cut off all contractors when they needed to fix budgets without any concern to their well being. Unprofessional dealings with contracts such as mandatory furloughs with no pay requested at last minute. No warning of cancellations of contracts and expectations of contractors to act like employees but not given the same considerations in return such as not invited to employee events. Expected you to act like an employee but they did not treat you like one.

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    Morgan Stanley2019-02-23
  4. "PROJECT MANAGER"

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    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good & healthy work environment, plenty of technology solutions which is good opportunity to learn. Global operations most of the work with off-shore resources. Good to learn about financial institution operation.

    Cons

    Long processes for decision making, many of long meetings.

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    Morgan Stanley2018-10-15
  5. "Finance Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Morgan Stanley full-time

    Pros

    Good work environment Good pay scale

    Cons

    No work life balance Stingy bonuses

    Morgan Stanley2018-02-28
  6. "Good environment"

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    I worked at Morgan Stanley

    Pros

    Fair compensation and nice working environment.

    Cons

    Limit promotion and limit use of any software

    Morgan Stanley2018-01-28
  7. "nice experience"

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    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Morgan Stanley

    Pros

    very high tech work environment, you get to work with very brilliant people

    Cons

    closed working environment with too much procedure

    Morgan Stanley2018-01-06
  8. "good"

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    Former Intern - Summer Intern in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Morgan Stanley

    Pros

    Fast-paced working environment. Good exit options after investment banking, compensation very well. Somehow a good place to work for despite that analysts are very aggressive

    Cons

    People are to aggressive, long hours (100 hours plus a week), no work life balance, high pressure and intensity, for people who seeks work life balance don't choose it please

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    Morgan Stanley2017-01-28
  9. "Senior IT Project Manager"

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    Current Contractor - IT Senior Project Manager in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Morgan Stanley for more than a year

    Pros

    Best work environment, professional resources, good compensations.

    Cons

    Not really any negative comments.

    Morgan Stanley2016-10-20
  10. "overall nice experience"

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    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor 

    I worked at Morgan Stanley

    Pros

    Nice working environment, flexible hours

    Cons

    No complains . . .

    Morgan Stanley2016-04-22

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