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Fast paced and very stressful

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Charles Schwab

Pros

Great benefits and very nice people.

Cons

Management creates perpetual crisis mode. Difficult to succeed because of continually moving targets.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

It's clear to everybody that who you know not what you know is the only way to get a decent raise and promotion.

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Positive Outlook
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    Overall, a positive experience

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Very friendly co-workers, great training, lots of different opportunities within the firm to increase your skill set. Flexible schedule, since the center is open 24/7/365. Managers are helpful in answering your questions, but also make sure you understand the process. Systems utilized are terribly difficult to learn.

    Cons

    Pay could be a little higher given the tasks that reps do. Some managers can be a little difficult to work with, but most of them are great overall. Being on the phone all day can lead to a tired voice, maybe explore opportunities to allow reps to utilize some time off the phone for career development and projects related to growing the business, instead of reps having to request time off the phone.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Maybe identify some more off the phone tasks for reps to partake in to give them a little break of answering the phone all the time. An example would be 70% of a reps day would be interacting with clients on the phone, 15% would be career building, and the remaining 15% would be miscellaneous projects to help identify ways to grow the business.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Schwab is a great place to work.

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Charles Schwab as a contractor

    Pros

    great benefits, transparency, respectful of clients and employees, highly compliant with all regulations. They invest a lot of time into training and provide positive reinforcement on a regul basis.

    Cons

    It was difficult to learn their lingo and acronyms.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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