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No wonder Countrywide went down

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Simi Valley, CA
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Simi Valley, CA
Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Paid well for those with little education and no other options

Cons

Treated people poorly Broken systems Poor reputation

Advice to Management

Turn yourself in to the authorities

Other Employee Reviews for Countrywide Financial

  1. Good pay, poor culture

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - First Vice President in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - First Vice President in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good pay compared to peers and responsibilities in other mortgage banks. Varied opportunities to try different careers in the organization.

    Cons

    Basically, a cowboy culture combined with nepotism. Long hours, no work/life balance once you moved pass VP title.

    Advice to Management

    Review the corporate culture and start living the values it is supposed to represent.


  2. Politics is high. Hard work not consistently recognized or even recommended.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Large company with many different perspectives and varying degrees of talent and skill to learn from.

    Cons

    Those in cushy positions are sometimes impossible to deal with.

    Advice to Management

    Politics is inevitable in any environment. However some of this should be monitored and the skill-experience-compensation relationship should be baselined to make sure those with valuable skills are compensated accordingly.


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