Merrill Lynch Reviews

Updated 27 May 2020

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Merrill Lynch President & CEO of Bank of America Brian T. Moynihan
Brian T. Moynihan
962 Ratings
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  • "Long hours and extremely demanding teams(in 104 reviews)

  • "Do not pursue a career in wealth management if you are looking for work/life balance(in 73 reviews)

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  1. "application manager"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Applications Manager in Chennai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Merrill Lynch full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    have lot of benefits like employment welfare schemes, good worklife balance

    Cons

    long hours at work and difference shifts

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    Merrill Lynch2016-08-24
  2. "Associate"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Excellent platform, higher than average salary

    Cons

    high pressure job with politics

    Merrill Lynch2018-10-14
  3. "analyst"

    2.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Merrill Lynch full-time

    Pros

    Good Medical Package. Ability to move within Departments

    Cons

    No growth opportunities both in terms of pay and title

    Merrill Lynch2017-11-01
  4. "Good Management, bad work"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Chief Technology Officer in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very supportive management and bosses

    Cons

    Work is repetitive and can get boring after a few months

    Merrill Lynch2017-09-12
  5. "IBD at BAML"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Merrill Lynch full-time

    Pros

    BAML is one of the top 5 investment banks globally

    Cons

    Hours are extremely long though

    Merrill Lynch2017-05-02
  6. "Not much growth"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Customer Service Representative in Mumbai
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Merrill Lynch full-time

    Pros

    Good pay Good benefits Good place to retire

    Cons

    Monotonous work Not much to learn and grow

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    Merrill Lynch2016-03-13
  7. "Limited Growth for Freshers"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
     

    I worked at Merrill Lynch

    Pros

    No strenuous working hours, Good pay

    Cons

    Limited holidays, difficulty in getting holidays, monotonous work culture

    Merrill Lynch2015-11-20
  8. Helpful (1)

    "Vice President, Equity Sales"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Merrill Lynch full-time

    Pros

    Decent cash flow at an early age, good work life balance

    Cons

    Stagnant career path, politics that promotes mediocrity

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    Merrill Lynch2015-09-25
  9. "Very Nice company to work with"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
     

    I worked at Merrill Lynch

    Pros

    Brilliant work culture and environment. Learnt a lot from the company

    Cons

    Long hours, limited growth opportunities

    Merrill Lynch2015-02-21
  10. "Best investment bank in India"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Merrill Lynch full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great culture at the firm

    Cons

    Pay is bit lower than average

    Merrill Lynch2013-09-13
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