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State Street Reviews

Updated Jan 16, 2020

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3.1
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State Street President and CEO Ronald O’Hanley
Ronald O’Hanley
243 Ratings
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  1. "Great place to do a Co-Op!"

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    Former Employee - Financial Reporting Co-op in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Good pay - Over time provided, meals and transportation provided after a certain hour - Nice people, great managers who actually care about you and want you to learn

    Cons

    - Hard to get a full time job in company as they were not hiring many juniors. - Will require a lot of hours but you know that before you sign up

    State Street2019-06-02
  2. "Terrible management, zero growth"

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    Former Employee - Investor Relations in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    -Add some skills to your resume -Discounted Goodlife membership

    Cons

    -No growth -Management doesn't know what they are doing -No training -No work/life balance

    State Street2020-01-03
  3. "Directionless"

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    Current Employee - Vice President - Technology in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexibility, work with new technology, Work with a highly technical team.

    Cons

    Implementing tech for tech with no business value add, no guidance, no requirements, no direction from sr. Mgmt. There are several individuals who have become major hurdles to the company’s transformation plans and unfortunately the company has not managed to call out and deal with these individuals.

    Advice to Management

    Learn to Manage

    State Street2020-01-09
  4. "Not recommend"

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    Former Employee - Associate 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Big name, that's the only pro

    Cons

    Low salary, no growth for new employee at all

    State Street2020-01-02
  5. "Fund Accounting"

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    Current Employee - Manager 

    I have been working at State Street full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Remote work system help work/life balance

    Cons

    Not too much space to grow

    State Street2019-11-14
  6. "Only for entry level"

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    Former Employee - Officer in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at State Street full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Work from home Benefits Colleagues

    Cons

    Low pay Poor management Minimal promotions or raises

    State Street2019-10-19
  7. "Stay away"

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    Current Employee - Client Relations Representative in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at State Street full-time

    Pros

    Really can’t think of any

    Cons

    Too many to mention !

    Advice to Management

    Learn to manage people

    State Street2019-11-05
  8. "Not a great outlook"

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    Former Employee - Officer 

    I worked at State Street full-time

    Pros

    The people, good learning experience in the financial industry

    Cons

    High eovolumelume, stressful, too much red tape, disorganized, always short staffed, too many silos

    State Street2019-10-10
  9. "Low pay, overworked and boring work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    There is air conditioning in the office, during the summer

    Cons

    Everything else. State Street = The Mcdonald’s of the Financial industry

    Advice to Management

    Start caring about your employees

    State Street2019-10-02
  10. "I have been working here for 6 years"

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    Current Employee - Quantitative Analyst 

    I have been working at State Street full-time

    Pros

    Good exposure to various areas of financial risk

    Cons

    Work life balance is not so good

    State Street2019-09-08
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