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The second-smartest career decision I ever made was coming to work here.

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Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Flagstaff, AZ
Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Flagstaff, AZ

I have been working at Edward Jones full-time (More than 10 years)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

The ability to advise clients and invest their money with a high degree of objectivity -- Edward Jones does not produce its own financial instruments, so there is essentially no proprietary bias.

Cons

It's hard work in the early years; be prepared for long hours and long weeks. But the rewards are commensurate.

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    Best Company Culture Around

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    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Knoxville, TN
    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Knoxville, TN

    I have been working at Edward Jones full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Cooperative colleagues, not competitive. The firm promotes putting the client first, growing your business through long-term relationships and service, and career-life balance. You have an extraordinary amount of freedom to run the business the way you would like and to recommend investments that you feel are best for your clients--with some limitations. There are no proprietary Edward Jones investments to sell and I have never felt pressured to offer a particular product or service.

    Cons

    This is a sales job, after all, and it isn't easy. This is particularly true while building your business--which is your responsibility. Because it is a BUSINESS, you have to keep the bottom line in mind. This career path can be quite mentally challenging and the earnings can be unsteady.

  2. This is a great company that is family friendly. EJ is an industry leader.

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    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Las Vegas, NV
    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Las Vegas, NV

    I have been working at Edward Jones full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    EJ offers a great deal of support and encouragement

    Cons

    tough industry, a lot of studying

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