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Great company to work for!

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Former Employee - Senior Office Administrator in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
Former Employee - Senior Office Administrator in Vancouver, BC (Canada)

I worked at Edward Jones full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

- value employees' opinions
- positive encouragements rather than criticisms.
- decent and private office environment run by one IA and one assistant; least office politics and competition
- great company cultures; employees are generous in helping each other through different various volunteering mentor programs.
- higher than average basic salaries
- limited partnership offering
- least layering management

Cons

- IA turnover rate is quite high
- HR tends to neglect IA's abusiveness towards assistants as long as they meet their minimum sales targets.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

- be strategic in hiring IAs and keep them stay with the Firm.

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  1. Edward Jones has enabled me to help many people and to create a wonderful life for my family

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    Current Employee - General Partner
    Current Employee - General Partner

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

    Pros

    Build your own professional practice, create client relationships, be your own boss

    Cons

    if you cannot manage yourself, or if you need to be regularly supervised in order to be productive then you will not be successful.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Remember that your people are your most valuable asset

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  2. strong corporate cultural and training

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    Former Employee - BOA Branch Office Administrator in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Former Employee - BOA Branch Office Administrator in Vancouver, BC (Canada)

    I worked at Edward Jones full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    * they are generous in hiring salespeople
    * the training is quite useful
    * working environment and equipment is above average
    * compensation and benefit is a little better than other FI

    Cons

    * they can not keep people
    * conflicts between different branches/salespeople
    * corporate cultural is too conservative
    * limited products and service compare to other FI

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    stop training salespeople for other FI

    Recommends
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