MFS Reviews

Updated 7 Jan 2021

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4.5
92%
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MFS President, CEO, and Chief Investment Officer Rob Manning
Rob Manning
145 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great work life balance and growth opportunity(in 39 reviews)

  • "Almost unheard of great benefits especially for someone in an entry position, appreciative and welcoming environment(in 30 reviews)

Cons
  • "For some departments, there might be a lot of red tape(in 14 reviews)

  • "Lots of red tape, slow to change policies/react, lots of middle managers are set in their ways(in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Good"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at MFS full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Excellent place to work here and very good working environment

    Cons

    Every day is a holiday here inmfs

  2. "Collaborative culture"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at MFS full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Friendly and collaborative atmosphere, thoughtful leadership

    Cons

    Sometimes slow to adapt and lack of agility

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  3. "Great employer"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Principal Software Engineer in Boston, MA

    I have been working at MFS full-time

    Pros

    Great culture and great benefits

    Cons

    None I can think of

  4. "Great culture and interesting work"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Research Analyst 

    I have been working at MFS full-time

    Pros

    Very good collaborative culture, great team, and interesting work

    Cons

    Can sometimes feel US-centric with all major decisions made by the headoffice in Boston

  5. "Great benefits and Culture"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative (CSR) in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at MFS full-time

    Pros

    Almost unheard of great benefits especially for someone in an entry position, appreciative and welcoming environment

    Cons

    Can get stuck in certain departments but other have a lot of potential for growth

  6. "Long-term focus with a real culture"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Equity Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at MFS full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Long-term time horizon and focus when investing Internally developed deep bench of talent Conservative and thoughtful leadership from C-suite Real strategy & culture based around core fundamental analysis Competitive pay & benefits and flexible working arrangements

    Cons

    Active management industry facing headwinds from passive over time Increasing focus on employee demographics at MFS and in industry

  7. "High performance culture"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at MFS full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good learning environment, high caliber teammates, supportive culture

    Cons

    Internal technology can be behind the curve

  8. "Great Place"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Client Service Representative in Boston, MA

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

    Pros

    Great working environment to work in

    Cons

    Hard to move up in positions

  9. "Great company"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst 

    I have been working at MFS full-time

    Pros

    Good experience. People/culture is great. Nice boss

    Cons

    Hours can be bad sometimes No time for other things

  10. "Great place to work for."

    5.0
    Current Employee - Institutional Marketing Position in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at MFS full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Supportive team, collaborative environment, good management

    Cons

    Complicated technology that can sometimes impede work

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