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Provided a community based work environment. Also, very conservative in the way of doing business.

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Former Employee - Private Financial Advisor in Atlanta, GA
Former Employee - Private Financial Advisor in Atlanta, GA

I worked at BB&T full-time (More than 5 years)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Decisions made on a local level.

Cons

Technology not abreast with the rest of the market.

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  1. It's ok

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    Current Employee - IT Analyst in Raleigh, NC
    Current Employee - IT Analyst in Raleigh, NC

    I have been working at BB&T full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Opportunities are available .... if you know the right people and you look for them
    Benefits

    Cons

    Slow in changing and moving forward with IT technologies
    Good Old boy network - Hard for females to move up into IT Mgmt

    Advice to Management

    Review the IT managers and their performance before you cut more IT staff
    Need to be more progressive in IT technologies


  2. Helpful (3)

    Avoid this Dead End Job at all costs.

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    Former Employee - Sales Finance Collections in Charleston, WV
    Former Employee - Sales Finance Collections in Charleston, WV

    I worked at BB&T full-time (More than 8 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Steady paycheck. Free Parking and close to a intersection to avoid rush hour traffic.

    Cons

    The department is run under a dictatorship by a snotty nose dictator at which all management is overstaffed while the rest of the department is understaffed. The ole saying "to many Chiefs and not enough Indians" applies directly to this department. The Management is in a clique at which they do as much as they can to demote and kill morale in the department so they can to avoid promotions or raises for any of the employees in the department. The department is highly Micro Managed which is the big downfall of the job. It has caused a HIGH turnover rate which seems to make management very happy. In the past few years they have not replaced any of the many that have left and just added extra overtime and more work to save the department money which many feel that the site may eventually be closed due to many departments in the building being shut down. Morale is very low and every employee does minimal to get by. In this position a employee can NOT work independently without a supervisor breathing down their backs which has caused a large portion of the department to go on FMLA for bogus medical excuses to get through the agony of the job at which they can show up to work whenever they want. When hired in the position I was told that 6 months are evening shifts and 6 months are day shifts. Which was a complete LIE. Overtime is mandatory each week so when working the so called day shift it then becomes evening shift as well. And mandatory to stay late each evening. Many employees complain that they are being worked to death and yet management could care less. In this department if you give advice on how to improve the job or help productivity you are shunned upon as for they are always right and you are wrong. There is also no room for advancement in the department and when applying for a another department all requests are always denied. I personally have worked here for a few years and am considered a top performer and only receive a 1% raise each year with no promotions or any hope for advancement and always being shot down for any advancement in the company. It appears BB&t prefers to promote from outside the company than inside. To sum it up avoid this job at all costs unless you are totally desperate for work and have no where else to work.

    Advice to Management

    Break up the clique and instead of gossiping, passing the buck & micro managing take time and accountability in doing some work so that you will have a understanding of whats going on in the department to better productivity and the work environment.


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