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Helpful (2)

Solid company, limited growth opportunities

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Investment Consultant
Current Employee - Investment Consultant
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at TD Ameritrade full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Lots of leads from corporate, existing clients and walk-ins. Nice office environment, great benefits, no nights or weekends expected or required to get job done.

Cons

Never build your own book. No trailing comp. No real client relationships. Clients often ask for stock picks or other advice that you cannot give.

Advice to Management

Expand product offering and role of IC. Create career path, not just a 2-3 year job.

Other Employee Reviews for TD Ameritrade

  1. Helpful (2)

    Little Free-Thinking Welcome - Stay in the Box!!

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Omaha, NE
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Omaha, NE
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at TD Ameritrade full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent benefits, good pay (if you negotiate well at hire), and rarely did I have to work OT.

    Cons

    Like a lot of these reviews have said, middle management is a huge problem - and those above them may get a lot of the blame for encouraging this attitude with the rewarding of yes-men. I was actually told once that the new initiative I was working on would step on one of those middle manager's toes so I should stop. Many of us have many stories like this. You learn to just keep your mouth shut, toe the party line, do nothing outside the box, and look for another job if you'd like anything more from your career. I'm sure there are good areas to work and good managers at this company, but in two positions in different areas of the organization I saw the same thing. Remember that this is a company with a history of massive layoffs, so the people in charge are the people who made it through, and so are often those who managed to toe the line and not cause any waves. These are the people in management.

    Advice to Management

    "Innovation" is more than just a word you can paint on the walls or hand out in flyers. So many associates are having their ideas suppressed every day. Though you say this isn't the case, we all have seen multiple people let go because they dared to speak up or challenge the status quo (or challenged "the wrong person").


  2. Objective Review

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great benefits, some positions allow for a work life balance

    Cons

    Upper management is disengaged from daily activities.

    Advice to Management

    Trust your staff


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