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Really did enjoy my job.
Receptionist (Former Employee), Boise, Idaho 83702July 19, 2014
Pros: great company and personnel.
Cons: i was laid off.
I really enjoyed working at Morgan Stanley and I wish I was still employed there.
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Great company
Client Services Associate (Current Employee), Melbourne, FLJuly 16, 2014
Compensation is not great
culture have to get use to
Great company
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Great place to learn and push your limits
Regional Credit Transaction Manager (Current Employee), New York, NYJuly 15, 2014
Pros: great place to push yourself
Cons: no place for growth
Working at Morgan gave me the ability to push my limits and learn new ways of to look at non conforming loans. I was the top underwriting producer and ran the largest pipeline MS had in the nation.
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Opportunity to grow and develop
Finance - Brokerage & Clearing - Team Leader (Current Employee), Budapest, HungaryJuly 14, 2014
Pros: problem resolution, task prioritization, bilingual
Cons: little verbal appreciation
I started at Morgan Stanley in 2008 as an Operations analyst looking after Swiss and UK equity settlements. Working with tight daily deadlines and high pressure my task was to prioritize stock settlements in a market where short selling is commonplace and avoid Exchange fees whenever the firm faced such risk for non-delivery. After participating in – more... the transitioning of this function to Chennai, India, I moved to Finance in 2010 where I got the opportunity to lead the swaps team reconciling brokerage invoices and keeping contact with offices around the globe, both internal and external. I transitioned over the FX reconciliation functions from New York myself, by traveling there and training my team of 3 in Budapest. My role expanded with month end close tasks, accounting and GL postings apart from daily contact keeping with Operations, Trading Assistants and broker contact maintenance. My team leader roles involved looking after a third team, too, safeguarding Commodities invoice payments, where I was in daily contact with traders to resolve issues apart from people management duties. – less
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Overal "Fair " Company
Divisional / Regional Assistant to Directors (Current Employee), Short Hills, NJJuly 14, 2014
Pros: variations of projects
Cons: unstability
A typical day is never the same as the job consists of various hats, from on-boarding, budgeting, event planning, processing expense and travel to project management.
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Very good work place
ETL (Informatica) Developer (Current Employee), Chennai, TNJuly 12, 2014
Sine this is my first company, I have learned a lot about how to communicate and behave with Client and mangers. Also I have learned a lot in Informatica and SQL.

Our Manager and Co-workers are more supportive

The hardest part of the job is to deliver few high priority projects in short term. So sometimes used to work more than 11 hours per day.

The – more... enjoyable part of the job is appreciation from Client and manager for successful on-time delivery – less
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Ok
Client Portfolio Analyst (Former Employee), Boston, MAJuly 10, 2014
White shoe firm, good pay, bennies. Cool to tell girls you work @ MS.
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Productive and competitive place to work.
Analyst, Institutional Securities Group (Current Employee), New York, NYJuly 8, 2014
Morgan Stanley has a great culture and incredible people to work with. In two years I have been given opportunities to advance and learn from extremely intelligent people who are always willing and receptive to help.
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Good Work/Life Balance
GWM Associate (Current Employee), New York, NYJuly 8, 2014
Being a part of a large firm allowed me to explore and learn different areas of the business. Management has been great with every group. Overall, the firm is a great place to build your professional career while meeting some great people along the way.
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Great Starting Job, Tough for Real Advancement
Senior Service Representative (Current Employee), South Jordan, UTJuly 7, 2014
Pros: good work environment, good compensation for this type of job.
Cons: no real raises and very hard to get real advancements that pays more.
The section I worked at was the call in Service Center. It is a good pay for a starting job. People call in for help with information, logging on to the site, help with cards and checks as wells as many other general items.

I gained skills and responsibility in the hopes of job security, advancement, and better pay, such as Series 63 and series 7 licencing – more... as well as worked tax questions. There were not any real significant pay raises even after taking on these responsibilities. Any "advancement" to another department was a "lateral move" and didn't really increase pay. The only way to make more funds was to either switch to the night team, as I did, or to work over time, if it ever was available.

Expect it to be a good call center job with all that entails from that. – less
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great place
Financial Advisor Intern (Former Employee), Baltimore, MDJuly 7, 2014
Pros: fun environment
Cons: no pay (internship)
had a lot of fun learning the basics of financial services, very short hours, pretty simple for an entry level internship
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professional working experience
Financial Training Internship (Former Employee), Sacramento, CAJuly 2, 2014
Pros: nice building
Cons: not really a work
If this is how much you can learn from an internship, you should apply now. First of all, training is the most important part in this internship. Learn stocks, market, bonds and SSN.
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My very First Corporate Job
Customer Service Coordinator (Former Employee), New York, NYJune 30, 2014
Learned a lot at this job and met some of my mentors in life. Would not have changed this experience for the world.
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Nice
Contact Center Project Manager (Current Employee), New York, NYJune 30, 2014
Nice place to work for. Every manager I have worked for has been a pleasure to work with. The work from home option is excellent especially for those with long commutes and families.
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advisor program needs an upgrade
Financial Advisor (Current Employee), NJJune 29, 2014
good place to start but MS needs to offer more support to new advisors in the form of comp and training. program should be more flexible to support advisors with various levels of experience and knowledge.
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Great place to work for people with interest in Financial world....
Senior .Net Developer (Former Employee), New York, NYJune 27, 2014
It is one of the best company to work, with great people with great knowledge and best is class managers.

Being here for 4 years, with the help of every one in the project involved, I have learned a lot about the financial world. All my client people were very much co-operative and have helped me to get a good comfort with the work in short time span.
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Business savvy and effective
Executive Assistant, FAA Selection and Development (Current Employee), Purchase, NYJune 26, 2014
Morgan Stanley is a great company to work for, very diverse and multi-cultural, a typical workday is very seamless because of the proccesses in place that allow you to work efficiently and accurately, What I've learned about management is there is always a open door policy and they are very helpful and approachable.
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Good company. Professional and friendly environment.
IT Business Analyst and Technical Lead (Former Employee), New York, NYJune 25, 2014
The most enjoyable part of the job - meeting Business Clients for new projects preliminary analysis/design.
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Was hired as a financial advisor
Financial Advisor (Former Employee), New York, NYJune 25, 2014
A globally recognized broker/dealer where I developed my sales skills and faced challenging quotas.
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Productive and exciting also very nice atmospere
Senior Cashier (Former Employee), Saint Paul, MNJune 24, 2014
Pros: christmas bonuses
Cons: my low wage
If this is in reference to my job at Morgan Stanley- I handled all administrative duties. Took in checks and copied and mailed UPS every day. I worked on a system to do some data entry. I filed files each day. I was the first person clients saw and maintained a professional role. I took in checks. I answered phones. I learned quite a bit since it was – more... my first time working in an investment company. Management was wonderful, I still maintain a friendship with my boss who was head of Operations. The hardest part was learning the investment language which was constantly going on. The job was wonderful. I truly enjoyed working there. Never felt bummed going to work! – less