CIT
2.9 of 5 103 reviews
www.cit.com New York, NY 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Updated Apr 02, 2014

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CIT Chairman and CEO John A. Thain

John A. Thain

(42 ratings)

42% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Pros:
  • "Good salaries and flexible work/life balance in general"
    in 10 reviews
  • "Good benefits package and reasonable work/life balance depending on role"
    in 12 reviews
Cons:
  • "Senior management is not in touch with all of the businesses"
    in 7 reviews
  • "this was once a good company but senior management team broke it and continue to drive this ship in the dirt with reckless abandon"
    in 4 reviews
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decent pay but very dull routine job

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at CIT as a contractor for less than a year

Prosfriendly employees, quite, laid-back environment, independently hard-working

Consmaybe not for young people, everyday is very dull

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good and bad

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at CIT full-time for more than 8 years

ProsWorking in my group was satisfying and rewarding

ConsWas a good business but prior senior management made some stupid decisions

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Bad employer (Mexico's office)

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at CIT

ProsWithout much workload
Respect the work schedule
Activities for employees

ConsVery bad management
No training for employees
Directors with little experience and poor training

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Decent but manager was terrible

Coordinator (Former Employee)
Livingston, NJ (US)

I worked at CIT full-time for more than 3 years

ProsDecent people to work with.

ConsPretty stagnant not much opportunity.

Advice to Senior ManagementFigure out what type of company you want to be.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Grand

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at CIT

ProsLot of possibility to move up.

ConsLow wages for lower levels.

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Very rewarding

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at CIT

ProsVery knowledgible employees
Good atmosphere
great first level management
on site caf.
great sdlc procedures
current applications
management keeps employees informed

Consnot enough offices some mangers are in cubicles
bad meeting rooms some enclosed by glass only
Livingston building needs to be modernized

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good place to work with interesting work and good people

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at CIT full-time for more than 10 years

ProsI liked the culture, satisfying work, good benefits and with some business units impressive performance, generally people were good to work with and compensation seeemed to be average to above average

ConsStability, some management decisions and business outlook

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Not the same company anymore

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at CIT

ProsHas good medical and dental benefits

ConsSince the new CEO and CIO joined the company, many re-organizations have occurred and jobs impacted. Didn't take the time to assess talent and move individuals to different positions.

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CIT Group summer internship

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at CIT

Proscompetitive pay
9-5 day
really friendly work environment

Consboring
not as financially driven as the internship seems

Advice to Senior Managementnone

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Nice people, but not an enjoyable experience

Enterprise Project Management Intern (Current Employee)
Livingston, NJ (US)

I have been working at CIT as an intern for less than a year

ProsHonestly, I cannot think of any. The people there are somewhat nice and the team I worked with had some very nice people - but that's about it. They're just nice.

ConsThe company culture is awful. There doesn't seem to be any ambition amongst any of the employees. It just seems a stopover for some people until they find something better.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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