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Conservative company in a changing world

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Raleigh, NC
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Raleigh, NC

I have been working at BB&T

Approves of CEO
Approves of CEO

Pros

Decent pay, decent benefits. Occasionally work from home at individual manage's discretion. Professional membership
dues paid. Did not need TARP money.

Cons

Very siloed company. Little cooperation or compromise across departments.
Many promotions are completely mystifying (who you know). Upper
management very plugged in to good ol' boy network (it's a southern
company).

Advice to Management

Be bolder, especially in the areas of technology and acquisitions.

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    It was amazing! BB&T is positive, full of integrity and challenging.

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    Current Employee - Commercial Finance Analyst in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Commercial Finance Analyst in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at BB&T

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    -Great pay for college student
    -Beautiful office
    -Challenging work but guided through it
    -Friendly, helpful employees who are willing to teach you

    Cons

    -Very strict about hours (going over or under)
    -Not very structured until I asked for structure!
    -Quite alot of downtime, asked them for work at times

    Advice to Management

    BB&T leadership should continue with what they have been doing! They are amazing! very friendly leadership and encouraging people. Loved my time there


  2. Helpful (1)

    A very political company with room to grow based on who you know, not what you know.

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst III in Raleigh, NC
    Current Employee - Business Analyst III in Raleigh, NC

    I have been working at BB&T

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    A few good things about BB&T are:
    - decent benefits
    - some flexibility depending on who you report to
    - one of the few companies that offer 401k and Pension benefits

    Cons

    - extremely political
    - no room to climb up the corporate ladder
    - false implications around employee morale
    - expects you to give 200% but will not reward you appropriately
    - retention is low
    - consistently using the economy as a hurdle, however, the overall company is doing extremely well in the financial industry
    - no reward and recognition for most

    Advice to Management

    - 360 feedback/coaching would be helpful
    - do more for the sake of employees
    - stop sending false messages to employees (i.e. - saying you're going to increase employee moral and then do nothing for it)


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