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Great Culture

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  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Service Specialist in Saint Louis, MO
Current Employee - Service Specialist in Saint Louis, MO

I have been working at Edward Jones full-time (More than 3 years)

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

Pros

Great people and great culture. They work hard to make everyone feel part of the team. They also rarely have to do lay-offs, which some of their competitors can't say for themselves.

Cons

The healthcare benefits are expensive. But this may be more of a comment on the industry standard rather than EJ themselves.

Advice to Management

Work on the quality of middle tier leadership.

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    There is no better company to start your career and retire from

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Burlingame, KS
    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Burlingame, KS

    I have been working at Edward Jones full-time (More than 3 years)

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great company culture, very supportive especially with people who start in this industry ( offers a salary and bonuses for the first three years. EJ is the only company that offers a salary for that long). There is a great culture of " paying forward" .

    Cons

    Requires very hard work and extensive hours in the first couple if years ( normal in this industry)

    Advice to Management

    The Goodnight programs need some revision. Veterans get rid of their small accounts without clients' permission. In the long run that's going to hurt us.

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    You are your own boss

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Financial Advisor
    Current Employee - Financial Advisor

    I have been working at Edward Jones full-time (More than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    This job is not for everyone, but if you can handle rejection, ( I'm married so it's easy) and like financial products this job is second to non. You have the ability to help families with their retirement and become their trusted advisor. The relationships you have with your clients are better than the paycheck.

    Edward Jones is a great company and everyone is so helpful. They want you to succeed.

    I've worked in banking and accounting for 14 years and my current pay is 30% better than my salary. The harder/smarter I work, the more I get paid. Who complains about this? If you want a larger check work harder!

    Cons

    This job is very addicting, so I have to be careful not to neglect my family. Because you set the hours, you need to discipline, but this is true freedom!

    Advice to Management

    Be more selective in hiring. Some new hires don't think this is a "sales" job.

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