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Former Employee - Stock Broker in Englewood, CO
Former Employee - Stock Broker in Englewood, CO

I worked at Charles Schwab full-time (more than a year)

Pros

Opportunity to learn a lot about trading, banking, retirement, and finance in general. You also get paid to earn you series 7 and 63. It teaches you how to talk confidently and professionally on the phone. It's a great job to get into the business.

Cons

You are a robot. You are told what to say and when. There is no freedom, no creativity, and no individuality. Even your toilet breaks are timed. Promotions are very competitive, and only given to those who fit the corporate mold. Lots of time spent on the phone with angry customers. There are always new people, so things are always messed up.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Retain your employees for longer with better incentives. This will create efficiency by having a knowledgable staff that can serve the clients better.

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    Current Employee - Operations Specialist in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Operations Specialist in Phoenix, AZ

    I have been working at Charles Schwab full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Diverse culture, Higher then average pay, collaborative environment, employee focused with emphasis on growth development.

    Cons

    Long hours attributed to staffing issues.

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  2. Good Company to work for

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    Current Employee - Associate - Administrative Support in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Associate - Administrative Support in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Charles Schwab full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    I like the corporate culture of this company. Very flexible with time and relaxed atmosphere.

    Cons

    The health benefits are no longer as good as they used to.

    Recommends
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