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Very corporate, not innovative, unwillingness to try new things

Senior Marketing Manager (Former Employee) San Francisco, CA

ProsExcellent work/life balance. No overtime (not common as a contractor anyway).

ConsI was brought in as a contractor to help manage part of their online efforts and bring some fresh ideas to the table. My boss seemed very open and willing to implement these ideas, but I was always shot down by my coworker who constantly cited lack of resources and time to implement anything. Many people walk around like frightened birds, worried about the "proper" way to do things. And forget about taking a break while you're working, because all outside email and social media sites are blocked. You'll be spending a lot of time on your smartphone.

Advice to Senior ManagementGive employees more resources to innovate; they are too bogged down with plodding through their daily tasks to make drastic changes that would really benefit the organization.

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    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Charles Schwab full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Great culture and co workers. Ample vacation and sick time.… Cons: Pay is below average in the industry/ Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    All in all I was happy w/ my employment at Schwab. It could've been improved though--the firm has had too many changes.

    Vice President, Financial Consultant (Former Employee) Oakland, CA

    I worked at Charles Schwab full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: Flexibility, 1 month paid sabbatical for every 5 years of service, work/life… Cons: Way too many changes to objectives and the comp plan for financial consultants, an HR department that doesn't have the back… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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