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SWS Group Interim CEO and Director James H. (Jim) Ross
James H. (Jim) Ross
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  • SWS Financial Services

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at SWS Group full-time (More than 5 years)

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    Pros

    Good support for brokers and good payouts

    Cons

    outdated technology and not able to charge for financial planning


SWS Group Interviews

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    Trainer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dallas, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at SWS Group (Dallas, TX) in June 2008.

    Interview

    It was good. My only complaint....my salary was low balled. I realized that later when I found out my co-worker was making more.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    No. Speak up if you want more.

SWS Group Awards & Accolades

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Best Places to Work in Dallas-Fort Worth (Large) , Dallas Business Journal, 2009

Additional Info

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Website www.swst.com
Headquarters Dallas, TX
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 1972
Type Company - Public (SWS)
Industry Finance
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Southwest Securities hopes stock prices go northeast. The primary subsidiary of SWS Group provides securities clearing and brokerage services to retail and institutional clients in the US and Canada. Accounting for some three-fourths of SWS Group's revenues, Southwest Securities offers private client brokerage services, as well as retail managed accounts and insurance, through more than 20 offices in California, Nevada, Oklahoma, and Texas. It also performs securities underwriting, securities lending, and public finance activities for institutional customers. Thrift ... More

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