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For entry level financial consultant jobs, this is the best option.

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Current Employee - BOA Branch Office Administrator in Little Rock, AR
Current Employee - BOA Branch Office Administrator in Little Rock, AR

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

Pros

Edward Jones invests heavily in the education of their employees. If you want to be a financial consultant, and you pass through their hiring process, you are set up well by this company.

Cons

I was not comfortable with the business model of door knocking that is still in practice. I am not sure that this is still relevant today even if it worked 10 years ago. An administrator is expected to do service calls that are very similar to telemarketing for advisors they support. This can be a nuisance to do around other duties.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

After I left EJ, people expressed to me that they were turned off by the door to door approach of sales. I am sure that some people are successful with it, but I think the perception of door knocking as an antiquated approach is more than corporate realizes.

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    Positive

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    Current Employee - On Call BOA in Oklahoma City, OK
    Current Employee - On Call BOA in Oklahoma City, OK

    I have been working at Edward Jones part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Home office support and support from others in the company.

    Cons

    Pay is a little lower than expected.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make it easier for on calls to become full time BOA's. Promote from within more.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Edward Jones

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    Compensation is ok compared to others

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    good

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