A very friendly but yet professional environment to work in.
Senior Service Associate/Senior Operations Manager (Current Employee), New York, NY – November 13, 2013
Pros: from time to time we get free lunches, always recognized for the good job that i do.
Cons: there are no cons at my job that i can bring forth at the moment.
I went through a merger and had to learn the new sytems and the new procedures. Was able to cross-train my operations staff after spending time at another location. Management has always been supportive of me throughout the years working with the company. My co-workers have always been very helpful,insightful and respectful of the work that I do on – more... a daily basis. the hardest part of the job is that sometimes there is not enough time in the day to complete certain assignments delegated my way. I do manage to always complete whatever tasks are assigned to me. The most enjoyable part of the job is the work that I enjoy doing and most of all my co-workers that I spend my time with. – less
TAP Trainee (Former Employee), 上海市, C23 – September 26, 2013
As a technical trainee in IT department of Morgan Stanley, I got the technical training together with more than 20 students who have great talent in learning, problem-solving and software engineering. Within two months, we were taught all popular programming languages, database management systems, project management and etc. by professional instructors. – more... After the training, we needed to pass the test and work out a project. The most enjoyable part of the training process is that I can learn a lot from my co-workers. I know how to communicate and collaborate with different people from different background. The hardest part is the big challenge coming from my fellow-workers. – less
Office Manager (Former Employee), New York, NY – September 24, 2013
Pros: relaxed atmosphere and great people to work with.
Cons: techicial problems with the computers and copying machines.
Morgan Stanley Smith Barney was a great place to work. I got along great with my bosses and coworkers. They let me be creative, manage my Financial Consultants' expense accounts and bascially left me in charge of my duties. I basically learned hands on experience as far as how to prioritized and organized my work .
The hardest part of the job was when – more... there was a change in travel plans and I had to add or take away a day. from my Financial Consultant's travel. I was responsible to make sure they got to and from their destinations on time.
The most enjoyable time was when they commended me for the fine job that I did. – less
Sr Retirement Analyst Retirement Support Services (Former Employee), New York, NY – September 19, 2013
Pros: the grace period in coming in and leaving
Cons: short lunches
check on your previous day work before entrying on log. Learned the amount of contribution that can be made to different kinds of IRA's / Pension Plans and Coverdale Accounts. Management could depend on us getting the work done without a problem. The co-works where always willing to help one another in getting the job done. The hardest part of the job – more... was leaving something out standing because of untangible reasons. The most enjoyable part was the team I worked with. – less
Wondeful Finance job working with people and optimizing portfolio investing.
Portfolio Management Intern (Current Employee), Alpharetta, GA – September 18, 2013
Working at Morgan Stanley has been one of the most amazing experiences of my life! I have learned a lot about Finance and how to optimize one's portfolio. I have done investment management in a team environment, stock analysis and research, investment pitches, as well as market to clients.
Financial Analyst Intern (Former Employee), Sacramento, CA – September 12, 2013
Pros: free knowledge
This was an internship that occurred 2 days a week. Mondays we attended a class type seminar on the UC Davis campus ran by student administrators. We would be taught analysis methods and be quizzed on previous weeks material.
Wednesday we would go into the Morgan Stanley Office in downtown Sacramento to another seminar setting instructed by the global – more... wealth svp where we would go into greater detail about Mondays material.
There would be weekly small projects where we would select stocks and analyze them using the indicators and current events.
The internship final project would be a group presentation on a mock clients portfolio. – less
Zumba Fitness Instructor (Current Employee), Fort Worth, TX – September 5, 2013
Pros: they include me on the company party
Cons: don't get to do it enough
I'm only there for 2 hours a week teaching all different styles of dancing such as salsa and hip hop to even Hula dancing! I ve learned the last two years is that everyone looks forward to Zumba because it seems to be everyones happy hour! They'll talk about their bad days to each other and then let it out with music. This has been a very enjoyable – more... experience. – less
Learned lots pre-DW merger. Mobility, money and promotions not as good for gals as guys.
Director of Treasury Products Principal 1992 (Former Employee), Jersey City, Brooklyn NY – September 3, 2013
Pros: many great co-workers, overseas travel
Cons: only future for this business was to sell.
I learned lots while diversifying work force and introducing flexible hours before it became company policy. Could not impact the misguided desire to combine with another firm or industry move to deregulation, so I left the industry as a full time employee after that.