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Excellent Company to work for!

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Current Employee - Financial Advisor
Current Employee - Financial Advisor

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

Pros

Commission is at 40%, Profit Sharing, 401K, Two trips available to win every year, trimester bonuses. Most FA's are extremely helpful. Clients are excellent. One phone call away from Home Office at all times.

Cons

If you don't do the work, you won't make it. But, EJ gives the recipe, all you have to do is follow it.

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    Great Training Program (FACD) for recent grads.

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    Former Employee - Financial Advisor Trainee (FACD) in Saint Louis, MO
    Former Employee - Financial Advisor Trainee (FACD) in Saint Louis, MO

    I worked at Edward Jones full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Get great real world experience of being a financial advisor.
    Pretty good pay. Get to actually work with clients on investments.
    They pay you to study at home for Series 7 & 66.
    Get to speak with top producing FAs in firm.

    Cons

    In FACD the supervisors try to put fear in you, that if you don't score well on role plays, you could be fired. No commissions on what you sell in FACD. Program can drag on and get boring in the later stages.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Somehow incorporate the FACD FAs to work with prospects that they actually develop into clients and earn the commissions.

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    Best place to work for

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    • Senior Management
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Edward Jones full-time

    Pros

    Caring culture. Great place to work.

    Cons

    Company growing fast and culture may erode.

    Positive Outlook
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