State Street Global Advisors Reviews

Updated Jun 17, 2021

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State Street Global Advisors President and Chief Executive Officer Cyrus Taraporevala
Cyrus Taraporevala
88 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great flexibility, work life balance(in 93 reviews)

  • "Work-life balance and working environment(in 28 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Salary structure is disappointing, work life balance is not a promising thing here(in 14 reviews)

  • "Low pay and you will have lots of down time(in 11 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Great Overall Place to Work

      Sep 23, 2016 - Anonymous Employee in La Prairie, QC
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      Pros

      Management and peers are supportive and professional. Great work/life balance and opportunity for career advancement

      Cons

      Systems are old and restrictive, but general easy to work with.

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      The experience gained at SSGA was invaluable.

      Mar 10, 2014 - Senior Pricing Analyst 
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      Pros

      I gained an understanding of the global markets appreciated the experience.

      Cons

      The systems need upgrading which can lead to a more efficient and effective work environment.

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Pretty good place to work and learn

      Dec 30, 2010 - Senior Associate in Montreal, QC
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      Pros

      Decent comp., good at supporting continuing learning, good at giving promotions

      Cons

      Bonus not much to brag about but most USA organizations are in the same boat.

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Portfolio Administration Associate

      Jun 17, 2017 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Good ppl to work with. convenient downtown location.

      Cons

      salary and lack of office culture.

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Principal, Institutional Asset Management

      Jan 2, 2016 - Principal in Toronto, ON
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      Pros

      Family oriented environment, Horizontal structure, work-life balance

      Cons

      Small office in Canada, limited growth potential

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    6. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Great for learning experience, poorly remunerated

      Sep 30, 2012 - Assistant Vice-President, Portfolio Administration in Montreal, QC
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      Pros

      Provide great opportunities to learn and built a strong personal skillset

      Cons

      Cost oriented company, not properly staffed so a lot of overtime is required and does not pay well vs. competitors.

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    7. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Portfolio Administrator

      Sep 21, 2012 - Portfolio Administrator in Montreal, QC
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      Pros

      Only people and location make a difference.

      Cons

      Pay rate, lack of motivational factors, lack of fairness

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    8. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Company

      Jan 28, 2013 - Team Lead in Montreal, QC
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      Pros

      Work Life Balance , Flexibility, family oriented

      Cons

      lack employee retention program - get what you pay for

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    9. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Generally ok

      Dec 3, 2010 - Data Integration in Toronto, ON
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      Pros

      Great benfits in terms of renumeration.

      Cons

      Limited progression when not in head office.

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great work life balance

      Jun 17, 2021 - Support Developer in Bangalore
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      Pros

      Good and balanced amount of work

      Cons

      Less pay compared to the competition

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