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A letdown

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Branch Stockbroker  in  Naples, FL
Former Employee - Branch Stockbroker in Naples, FL

Pros

"Best company to work for" There was previous great internal communication. It's a great start for a new worker. The culture is still better than most. A day off to volunteer and Money contributed for volunteering. Their internship program was very helpful. They're trying to get more competitive, and are successfully doing so, but changing their expectations of staff along the way and not appreciating the leaps and bounds they have made.

Cons

Losing sight of it's small company family-style approach. They don't care about their employees the way they used to. There is very little room to move up locally, or expect to move closer to home even though there are locations around the U.S. Affected by the need to cut back intern hours or have to pay benefits. This puts their young staff in a frustrating position.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Bring back some of the things that make your long-term employees so committed to the company before they all leave and you lose the loyalty that helped build the company from the ground based on amazing customer service. Provide some flexibility with hours of branch associates and tie in a way to help them reap the benefits of growing their branch based on what you grew your company on.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Easy job.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Intern  in  Encinitas, CA
    Former Employee - Intern in Encinitas, CA

    Pros

    Easy job. Great internship if you don't want to actually work

    Cons

    no room for advancement unless you want to move to St. Louis. Poor senior management

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    It was a valuable experience.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great place to start in the investment/finance world, has a good training program for interns, and a great company culture.

    Cons

    When I was hired the culture was excellent, however since then it has gone downhill. There is no effective communication between the branches and HQ (St.Louis). There are no advancement opportunities for interns unless one is willing to relocate time zones away. There are rapid changes occurring within the company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Understand that the relationship between the branches and back office is deteriorating. Be more proactive about finding full time positions for interns who have graduated and proven effective at their jobs.

    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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