Great place to work with a great culture of success and intellectual challenge
Director of Data Ops and Cash-flow Analytics (Former Employee), Bethesda, MD – April 19, 2014
This was a great place to work with a culture of success. Co-workers and the intellectual challenges that the work presented made work enjoyable. The only down side was that this unit's product was Euro-centric at a time when Europe was not doing well thsu creating a lot of uncertainty.
Senior Technical Client Services Rep (Former Employee), New York, NY – August 27, 2015
Pros: Great people
Cons: The commute
Due to the fact my job involved assisting both internal users and external clients there were new challenges all the time. Helping external customer meant that it seemed to be a new job every day. Having great co-workers made learning and succeeding easier.
Standard & Poor's was interesting and exciting. Going to work everyday was a joy.
Execitive/Administrative Assistant (Former Employee), New York, NY – June 19, 2015
Pros: I did receive breakfast and lunch every day until the company had to enlist cutbacks.
Cons: The company went through necessary changes and reduction of headcount.
Standard & Poor's is part of The McGraw-Hill Companies. S&P publishes credit ratings worldwide, and also publish the S&P 500 Stock Index. I worked in the Global Regulatory Affairs area and interacted – more... with associates internationally. Also worked with peers at the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission. I performed the usual administrative assistant responsibilities. Because it was an international company, I learned about and had the opportunity to meet people from other cultures. It was a wonderful 17 years. I retired in May 2014, and would now like to enjoy some part time employment. I am open to learning a new field of employment. My skills are up-to-date. – less
Associate Intern (Former Employee), New York, NY – February 19, 2015
BOC International Holdings Limited, which specializes in investment banking, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Bank of China Ltd. BOCI has created an organizational framework with an effective integrated – more... management system. It has subsidiaries in New York, London, Hong Kong and Singapore, and a sales network covering most major Chinese cities such as Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Chongqing. With a team of – less
Vice President (Former Employee), New York, NY – January 16, 2015
S&P has a strong culture of doing the right thing for the company and for it's people and expects everyone to treat each other fairly and appropriately. This results in a dynamic and positive work environment
Research Specialist - Structured Finance (Current Employee), New York, NY – November 25, 2014
Friendly but professional atmosphere of hard working individuals that get work done timely and efficiently. Very busy day to day operations coordinating with our global teams and working together to bounce – more... off ideas problems issues as well as resolutions to better support the business deliver to the market. One of the hardest parts of the job besides IT constraints is the language barrier/understanding at times with our over seas counterparties. We work closely with the business to understand their needs and rely to Information technology department to be the liason to get enhancements implemented. – less
Secretary/Receptionist (Former Employee), New York, NY – July 14, 2014
As an employee at Standard & Poor's you learn from within your department and outside your department. Most important there are groups within the company to help you grow such Toastmasters International, APEX, (Asian people of Execellence)
Senior Graphic Designer - Contractor (Former Employee), New York, NY – July 9, 2014
Pros: great area in lower manhattan by the brooklyn bridge, nearby the staten island ferry, oldest part of nyc.
Cons: long commute from new jersey simply due to nj transit problems that occur in fowl weather.
I was very fortunate to have two terrific managers and a really exciting position. Adhering to branding guidelines, I designed, chose stock photos and manipulated for use with stories, created graphs and – more... charts using Illustrator, proofread and edited stories, UI tested for functionality, and digitized the S&P CreditWeek Report magazine for the web and for the iPad.
My coworkers were supportive and fun as well as helpful if I had questions or recommendations.
The hardest part of my job was when Hurricane Sandy hit and we all had to work from home and set up access to remote servers. Things did not always work too smoothly but S&P has a great IT department.
I loved creating, problem solving, and learning to use Dreamweaver to embed audio and video file into the CreditWeek Report magazine. – less