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Edward Amway Jones

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Vista, CA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Vista, CA

I have been working at Edward Jones

Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Tiny salary paid while studying for 7,66, and insurance in own home. Free trip to Arizona if you don't mind 5 days of constant role playing of sales scenerios , I mean training. Training on par with any fine Amway sales training program. Makes it easy to transition into vacuum sales career. Endless meetings, conference calls, and busy work combined with the hours needed to actually work will provide endless joy to anyone with a lot of time and needs a way to spend it. Also, if you like an extremely structured environment and do not want to think about things too much, you will appreciate the company and all it has to offer.

Cons

At first the cult like atmosphere was just annoying. But after a while it was just bizarre. Person after person embracing this hokey "outdated" sales culture (I don't think they even realized they had already finished the first glass of koolaid and were on their second) was very Moonieish. Independent thought is not encouraged. The worst is doorknocking. Knocking on some strangers door in a big city does not usually result in someone in turn buying a bond from you. But on the upside if you ever decide to come back next week to run for office or sell Avon products you will know which houses to miss.

Advice to Management

Update image in urban areas. Keep practical parts of old model but modify to adapt to large cities, modern suburbs, and urban areas. This would improve performance of newer FAs trying to build new business.

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  1. Good place to start

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    Former Employee - Financial Advisor in Plano, TX
    Former Employee - Financial Advisor in Plano, TX

    I worked at Edward Jones

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good firm, Name recognition Good training Good base pay and bonuses help alot Good culture,very nice people for the most part

    Cons

    Left out there to sink or swim HR dept. not very helpful No warnings, nothing you're out. Somewhat racist in culture

    Advice to Management

    Be more consistent in advice,


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    5 years and counting

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    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Edward Jones

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    flexible time. make your own schedule. know a lot of fa's living the dream!

    Cons

    takes a long time to make it. your fate could end very suddenly if you do not perform. a lot of uncertainty in the early years (till you make seg 3). If you do not make seg 3 by month 49 you are gone (no questions asked/ alot of time, effort, and money wasted). A bad BOA is near impossible to get rid of. A bad BOA can make your life terrible.

    Advice to Management

    I do not care about advancing into management.


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