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State Street Reviews

Updated Nov 12, 2019

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3.1
47%
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51%
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State Street CEO Ronald O’Hanley
Ronald O’Hanley
202 Ratings
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  1. "Vice president"

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    Current Employee - Vice President in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at State Street full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Can work from home permanently

    Cons

    Can get lost in crowd

    State Street2018-10-19
  2. "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
  3. "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
  4. "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
  5. "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
  6. "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
  7. "Lots of growth opportunity"

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    Current Employee - Entry Level Corporate Actions Analyst 

    I have been working at State Street full-time

    Pros

    Lots of growth opportunity at a massive company like this.

    Cons

    Lots of construction around the montreal office

    State Street2019-08-16
  8. "Not for the long run"

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    Current Employee - Senior Investment Accountant 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - you learn a lot once you get started

    Cons

    - be prepared for long hours

    State Street2019-08-13
  9. "Good Work Culture"

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    Former Employee - Pricing Specialist in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work environment is very friendly and supportive with tasks.

    Cons

    Low pay, unusually late hours (12PM - 8PM)

    Advice to Management

    Management needs to give more credit to some of the juniors.

    State Street2019-07-17
  10. "Good for entry level"

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    Current Employee - Pricing Specialist in Toronto, ON

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

    Pros

    Learn a bit Great coworkers and work culture Okay benefits. Seen better elsewhere

    Cons

    High turn-over Repetitive work Stagnant after some time

    State Street2019-07-16
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