Morgan Stanley Reviews

Updated 28 Feb 2021

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Morgan Stanley CEO James P. Gorman
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  1. Featured Review

    "Highly competitive culture, fast paced and rewarding."

    4.0
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    • Diversity & Inclusion
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Junior Trader in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Morgan Stanley full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great environment, focus on improving diversity and inclusion, highly competitive business units.

    Cons

    vast size of company and corporate structure may delay career progressions.

  2. "Supportive Firm"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Analyst 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Morgan Stanley full-time

    Pros

    colleagues here are very friendly and willing to teach, which encourages me to ask questions whenever I have one. This helps me a lot being a fresh graduate.

    Cons

    Relatively more traditional where innovations or disruptive changes are not too common or fast accepted within the firm


  3. "Great company"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Private Banker in Hong Kong
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Morgan Stanley full-time

    Pros

    the culture is energetic, strong equity research

    Cons

    a bit pressure, fast working pace

  4. "Great company"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Service Management in Hong Kong
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Morgan Stanley full-time

    Pros

    Inclusive culture and good working environment

    Cons

    Salary not as competitive as other IBank

  5. "Competitive culture"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Relationship Manager in Hong Kong
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Morgan Stanley full-time

    Pros

    Colleagues are nice, working hours is not long

    Cons

    Competitive but do not offer a good package

  6. "Salary info"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Customer Relationship Representative in Hong Kong

    I have been working at Morgan Stanley full-time

    Pros

    friendly and helpful teams, business driven

    Cons

    no there is no cons

  7. "Salary"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Industrial Placement in Hong Kong

    I worked at Morgan Stanley full-time

    Pros

    - charming and top-tier professionals

    Cons

    -too competitive which leads to internal politics -white-dominant in hong kong office where asians are sort of the minority especially for senior management roles -they are not here to teach you, they want you to deliver to them

  8. "Fast paced"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director in Hong Kong
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Morgan Stanley full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good benefits for most employees

    Cons

    Those who can't work fast won't adapt

  9. "A good platform to take a leap"

    4.0
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    • Diversity & Inclusion
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Hong Kong
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Morgan Stanley full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good brand good culture bright colleagues

    Cons

    Tough hours with minimal support

  10. "I have been working at Morgan Stanley for 5 years"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Executive Director in Hong Kong
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Morgan Stanley full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great culture and competitive environment

    Cons

    Long hours, a bit too conservative at times

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