State Street

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State Street Reviews

Updated 24 January 2015
Updated 24 January 2015
1,433 Reviews
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1,433 Reviews
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State Street President and CEO Joseph (Jay) L. Hooley
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good work life balance with potential to work from home or create a flexible schedule (in 132 reviews)

  • The flex work schedule, most people have an option to work from home twice a week (in 65 reviews)


Cons
  • Work/Life balance is one of their "core tenets" but they don't practice what they preach (in 42 reviews)

  • long hours, too much operational work, not so many bright people that can inspire you (in 57 reviews)

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  1.  

    It is excellent co. to work with.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Claims Specialist in Mumbai
    Current Employee - Claims Specialist in Mumbai

    I have been working at State Street full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Excellent Job Opportunities.
    Good Working Climate.

    Cons

    Salary is a bit low.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Awesome work place to grow up your knowledge

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Fund Accountant, Associate I in Pune
    Former Employee - Fund Accountant, Associate I in Pune

    I worked at State Street full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Its world leading and very old custodian bank. Its also having good position in the world. Providing good services.

    Cons

    Senior are not very supporting but not every senior.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    To keep good behavior with you juniors.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good place to work for fresher

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate in Mumbai
    Current Employee - Associate in Mumbai

    I have been working at State Street

    Pros

    Good learnig place for fresher

    Cons

    Slow growth and not a good pay master

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    no comments

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  5.  

    Good place. Mgt not caring

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at State Street

    Pros

    Nice coworkers. Interesting work available.

    Cons

    Challenging management. Rank and file looked at as
    Fungible.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6.  

    Good experience and relaxed environment.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manual Pricing Specialist in North Quincy, MA (US)
    Current Employee - Manual Pricing Specialist in North Quincy, MA (US)

    I have been working at State Street as an intern (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good part time pay and understanding coworkers.

    Cons

    Not best pay in field.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep talent inside the company with higher wages.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Good opportunities in a variety of roles/locations.

    Current Employee - Vice-President, Finance in Edinburgh, Scotland (UK)
    Current Employee - Vice-President, Finance in Edinburgh, Scotland (UK)

    I have been working at State Street

    Pros

    Good opportunities in a variety of locations.

    Cons

    Regulation and the admin around it.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I have no advice for management.

  8.  

    General Review

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Vice President - Technology in Trenton, NJ (US)
    Current Employee - Vice President - Technology in Trenton, NJ (US)

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

    Pros

    Company benefits and policies are great. Flex time and working from home is allowed, but it is at the discretion of your manager.

    Cons

    There are a lot of opportunities within the organization if you're located in Boston. But if you're in the satellite areas, there may not be. The company seems to like to re-organize and lay off people much more often than most companies.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Institute 360 degree review. There are a lot of poor middle managers who need better training on how to manage and work with people.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Investment Compliance Intern

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Investment Compliance in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
    Former Employee - Investment Compliance in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

    I worked at State Street as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    1. People in my team are willing to teach and delegate new tasks to interns. Throughout out the internship, I gain certain hard skills because of it.
    2. The company promotes work-life balance. And thus most of the time I can get off on time, with occasions for OT around 30 minutes.

    Cons

    1. Jobs can be repetitive and operational, which some people may dislike.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try to organize some entertaining activities in team or cross team to create stronger bonding.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    State Street Review

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at State Street full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexible working arrangements
    Global Mobility Program

    Cons

    There are no specific cons

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  11.  

    I have enjoyed it a lot. Good people and good place to work.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at State Street

    Pros

    Good worklife balance. Good benefits.

    Cons

    Not too much upward mobility. A lot of turnover.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Challenge more

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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