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Great company with outstanding growth potential!

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Financial Engines full-time

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

Pros

Great perks, work/life balance and benefits.

Cons

Not allot of internal career growth opportunities.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Great work-life balance.

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

    I have been working at Financial Engines

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

    Pros

    This is a great starter company for financial services or a good place to escape the pressure of the brokerage world.

    Cons

    There are no defined career ladders here. Also, the compensation will depend on your job title and which location you work at.

    Advice to Management

    Create career ladders.


  2. Helpful (2)

    Great place to work but at the time of my employment hours were long and more employees were needed.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Executive Assistant in Palo Alto, CA
    Former Employee - Executive Assistant in Palo Alto, CA

    I worked at Financial Engines

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Salary was very good, benefits great, people in the trenches were competent and fun to work with. Holiday and PTO typical of most companies. The best part of working there was knowing you were helping folks to utilize financial benefits provided by their companies but never fully explained. The product is priceless and the results of using FE as my own 401k adviser during one of the worst economic downturns resulted in my being able to move and purchase a home with my 401k.

    Cons

    Some of the Senior Management group did not always seem up to the job they were hired for and misused funds in my opinion.

    Advice to Management

    Overall CEO did excellent job of steering company and was tireless in the execution of his duty. Where I would say he went wrong was in the process for adding and terminating senior management. It is hard for an employee to watch good folks being let go.


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