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Only thing worse than a bad culture is a complacent one"

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Project Manager in Atlanta, GA
Current Employee - Project Manager in Atlanta, GA

I have been working at SunTrust full-time (more than a year)

Pros

Nobody will notice if you slack off. I come in at 9am and leave at 5pm. Everyday. Really like my coworkers (most of the time). If you value spending more time at home than work and don't mind a pay cut then this is the place for you. People act like they care. If you're a southern, conservative male WASP this is your paradise.

Cons

Bare-bones, cost cutting at all the way. Accountability does not exist. Very male "good guy" culture. I see men getting ahead at the company a lot faster than women and in general they seem to get more respect. There is no momentum in a single direction, more like fragmented choruses singing the same story "we're getting better, we're getting better." My first boss was disorganized and bullied me. My second boss played favorites and couldn't be direct. On your in-balance you will have to "rate yourself" and then watch management go back and "force fit" the rankings to that only a few people get decent "raises" (less than $5,000). That's called a cost of living adjustment to barely keep up with inflation, not a RAISE.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Stop preaching improvement this, improvement that. Just make things better and stop the bureaucratic process insanity. Start treating women with professional and intellectual respect. Pick one thing you want to be the best at in the market and do that. Being mediocre at everything is miserable.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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  1.  

    Extremely disappointing

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    Former Employee - Vice President in Boca Raton, FL
    Former Employee - Vice President in Boca Raton, FL

    I worked at SunTrust full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Met some wonderful people and the clients were great!

    Cons

    Area Manager was uncaring and not a good leader! Had no compassion at all!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Upper management has no idea what goes on the the branches!

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    SunTrust was an ok experience

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Albany, GA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Albany, GA

    I worked at SunTrust part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    It was an ok experience

    Cons

    Sales goals were a little high especially with the economy.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Should focus too much on the numbers.

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