First Republic (CA)

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Temping for First Republic

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Former Employee - Temporary Employee  in  San Francisco, CA
Former Employee - Temporary Employee in San Francisco, CA

Pros

Great team work and support. Positive and welcoming work environment. Knowledgeable co-workers. Even though I was only a temp, I felt like I was part of the team. Everyone was great.

Cons

I was only at First Republic for a short time. I wish the floor plan of the cubicles was more open so certain departments weren't so compartmentalized, but that's more of an architecture con than a company con.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    No room to grow

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Excellent exec. management, compensation plan is generous, smart people, flat management, strong sales and service culture.

    Cons

    The management is so flat that top producers are promoted to management jobs who have no training or insight on how to motivate employees. Can't really tell the truth to anyone about observations since no one really wants to hear it - tend to react with fear and panic which is pushed down. Management assumes comp. plan is the only thing that keeps people happy.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest in experienced managers who are rewarded for growth of the area they manage as opposed to being focused on their own business.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great culture but a bit behind the times.

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    Former Employee - Desktop Support Technician  in  San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Desktop Support Technician in San Francisco, CA

    Pros

    Great culture with accessible middle/upper management.
    Ethical business practices and a customer focus in all departments and divisions.
    First Republic really puts the corporate spin on boutique banking in a great way.

    Cons

    Little focus on innovation or keeping up with industry standards.
    Relationship managers can be very egocentric in interactions with line staff.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Work to be more inclusive with all employees and across all departments.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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