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Helpful (1)

A good place to work with a focused target market

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Financial Advisor in El Paso, TX
Current Employee - Financial Advisor in El Paso, TX
Recommends
Neutral Outlook

I have been working at First Command full-time (More than a year)

Pros

First Command works with the military officers. They have a niche market in this sense and have good brand awareness. I would recommend this job to someone starting off in the industry.

Cons

A small company with little room to advance to corporate. That being said it is not a bad place to become a successful independent advisor.

Other Employee Reviews for First Command

  1. Helpful (6)

    Mission gone wrong.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Worth, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Worth, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at First Command full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Free gym and covered parking.

    Cons

    They don't provide training to employees, they micro manage but with lack of direction or goals, there is a lot of finger pointing and management does not want to take responsibility. 2% to 0% on employee pay raises. Executives have a lot of off site meetings with big budget meals. Depressing atmosphere, lots of people always coughing and sneezing. No career opportunities, long hours, and 1950's culture.

    Advice to Management

    Time to clean out executives and be more progressive.


  2. Helpful (5)

    Excellent opportunity for the right person

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Very supportive work environment Paid training and marketing while developing business

    Cons

    Corporate office can interfere w/ running business

    Advice to Management

    Listen more to people in the field


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