Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

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1 person found this helpful  

Great for those looking to continue education

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Research Associate in San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Research Associate in San Francisco, CA

I have been working at Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Pros

Great benefits (retirement, medical, gym)
Great education compensation
Good work/life balance
Exposure to interesting material
Collaborative workplace
Nice people to work with

Cons

No pay incentive structure
Some economists can be distant and unwelcoming at first
Hierarchy is firmly established and somewhat discouraging
Work can vary significantly in content and enjoyability based on managing economist

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Working to welcome new RAs into the deparment would have made the transition into the job more enjoyable and create a stronger sense of community.

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    great

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

    Pros

    great benefits good people there is a work life balance cutting edge technology
    easily commutable by public transport good education reimbursement program.

    Cons

    too heavy on the top. decision making process is toooooo slow. its takes forever to get any approval.
    managers are not technical.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    make a leaner organization on the top. embrace open source technology to cut cost and bring efficiency. provide employees opportunity to innovate.

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  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Very nice people, plenty of support

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Intern in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Intern in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

    Pros

    - Easy to meet people throughout company
    - Nice and supportive people
    - Management provide applicable feedback
    - Excellent internship program and HR communication
    - Mentor program
    - Nice perks such as gym and subsidized cafeteria

    Cons

    - Work does not vary much
    - Does not provide commute assistance
    - More events should be put on to integrate the different departments

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - Management is very supportive and gives feedback when necessary
    - Love the way that managers will go out of their way to make sure interns have a good experience.

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    Approves of CEO
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