Columbia Management Group Reviews

Updated 19 Apr 2018

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Columbia Management Group CEO William F. "Ted" Truscott  (no image)
William F. "Ted" Truscott
14 Ratings
  1. "Research Chemist"

    5.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Research Chemist in Ningbo
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Columbia Management Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Growing innovative research base company.

    Cons

    I will not recommended company in China

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  2. "Great investment firm"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Columbia Management Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Long term approach to investing

    Cons

    Mutual fund structure has drawbacks


  3. "SVP of Equity Trading"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Vice President of Equity Trading in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Columbia Management Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Autonomous, driven, competitive environment with very bright colleagues.

    Cons

    There was really no opportunity for work/life balance.

  4. "Major Account Sales"

    3.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Columbia Management Group full-time

    Pros

    Great products and PMs that are committed and open to do meetings with clients, Most employees are great. Benefits are ok.

    Cons

    Management in expense cutting mode & sales/distribution issues with negative outflows. Compensation is heavily weighted to target comp.

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  5. "Decent Place to Work"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Columbia Management Group

    Pros

    Relaxed atmosphere, great colleagues, work isn't overly difficult or stressing. Overall a good place to work.

    Cons

    Not a ton of room for advancement, pay is below average because not a lot of skill needed.

  6. Helpful (1)

    "Needs a wake-up call"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Columbia Management Group full-time

    Pros

    Good for mediocre employees or work-life balance. You don't need to work hard or be very talented

    Cons

    You will never get paid what you are worth. Performance does not pay

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  7. "Territory Manager"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Columbia Management Group full-time

    Pros

    Enjoyed working with smart talented people

    Cons

    Little flexibility from working from home

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  8. "Research Analyst"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Columbia Management Group

    Pros

    Great resources, culture. Wonderful stability in career

    Cons

    Complacent team members, stale process

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  9. "Good Place to Work"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Columbia Management Group

    Pros

    Great people, fun environment, good rewards for performance

    Cons

    No room for promotion within a Finance/Accounting role

  10. "Customer Service Team Manager"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Team Manager in Providence, RI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Columbia Management Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Competitive Pay Collaborative environment Positive working relationships

    Cons

    Limited work/life balance No schedule flexibility Few advancement opportunities

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