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Great Place if you are ready to settle and retire

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Current Employee - Account Manager in San Diego, CA
Current Employee - Account Manager in San Diego, CA

I have been working at BB&T full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

Organizational culture is fantastic and the employees are wonderful. They have Loyal Clients

Cons

No growth or shall I say slow growth. I am ambitious and they really don't promote growth in the San Diego office. Basically if you want an easy job to do til you are 65 this is the place I'd go to

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Implement growth

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    Very limited career opportunities

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    Current Employee - Relationship Banker in Knoxville, TN
    Current Employee - Relationship Banker in Knoxville, TN

    I have been working at BB&T full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    The hours are bankers hours. The 401K plan matches 6 percent and the attendance policy is very lax.

    Cons

    No upward movement. Very little opportunity for advancement. Raises are 1 to 2 percent annually. Too much emphasis on the numbers.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Realize that your employees have a lot of influence with clients. People do not want to bank where employees are unhappy. Start promoting from within.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. Staid company full of middling talent

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at BB&T full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good 401(k) match, you won't get fired here, talented workers can really stand out, well-defined corporate culture.

    Cons

    Poor technology, little understanding of the market outside of traditional core customers, inflexible work from home policy, no interest in innovation, 1970s-style employee benefits, sub-market pay. There's a tendency to denigrate the competition without studying them for best practices. Facilities project a poor image to clients and associates. Management does not recognize that the workforce has changed- should rethink compensation and benefits to appeal to a younger, more talented crowd (no pension, better vacation, work from home, etc.)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The financial services industry is in flux right now due to regulatory and market changes. By being proactive rather than reactive a strong company like BB&T could become a market leader, the "best of the best." Take a hit for a few quarters and figure out where the banking industry will be in 10 years and build the organization for it now. Diversify your customer base away from senior citizens in the retail market and enhance your capital markets capabilities. You're there on middle market. Buy a discount online brokerage.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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