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worst place to work

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO

I have been working at Scottrade full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

None. Hard to find any.

Cons

1. Cliquish atmosphere. in circle verses out circle.
2. Management talks about employees taking challenges outside of comfort zone. If you apply, there will be a candidate already lined up.
3. Management has no clue. Sinking ship, people leaving in droves.
4. Work atmosphere or culture is horrible. All that managers do is stand in hallways and laugh out loud for hours together.
5. Very few projects/work.
6. Lot of effort spent on getting the surveys filled in to show on the best places to work. Not genuine. making the ranks for computerworld survey and fortune survey feedback is the goal.
7. Talent does not matter, need to be good at brown nosing the manager.
8. exclusive groups, arrogance and politics are taking the company in the wrong direction.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Get a grip on what is going on.
Talent is leaving fast.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
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  1. Software Development - Was great at times, extremely dry at others.

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    Current Intern - Intern in Des Peres, MO
    Current Intern - Intern in Des Peres, MO

    I have been working at Scottrade as an intern (more than a year)

    Pros

    As far as balance with school work, I don't think it can get better in the St. Louis area than an internship with Scottrade. I got exposed to Microsoft development technology and was able to market those skills to potential full-time employers. Projects got significantly more interesting as time went on.

    Cons

    Many projects were quite dull at times, and it was easy to lose interest.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. If they'd catch up it'd be great

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    Current Employee - Stockbroker
    Current Employee - Stockbroker

    I have been working at Scottrade full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great work/life balance, laid back atmosphere.

    Cons

    Tons of talk, slow to act. Needs to catch up to the competition. Not much room for growth if you don't live in St Louis.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire managers with sufficient market knowledge. Clients keep leaving because they want dividend reinvestment. Where is it?!

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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