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8 people found this helpful  

One foot on the brake, one foot on the gas

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Malvern, PA
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Malvern, PA

I worked at Vanguard

Pros

Very good total benefits package. 401k contributions are great. Friendly atmosphere. The Vanguard name is recognized as a leader in the industry.

Cons

Very process oriented in everything. Lots of meetings and discussions that may not lead to any real progress. Some managers are in their roles simply because the length of time they have been with the Company. Promotion seems to be based on seniority instead of merit.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

If you are going to say that everything is based on performance, than follow through with it. It is clear that is the direction management wants to go but your mid level managers don't seem to care about it.

Recommends
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  1. 13 people found this helpful  

    OK to start, should leave in a couple of years

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Malvern, PA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Malvern, PA

    I worked at Vanguard

    Pros

    It is a very stable company and it holds very well even in the recession.
    Benefit package used to be good.

    Cons

    Pay is low especially if you start from college
    Promotion is not transparent
    Very limited opportunity to advance if you are not good at politics.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Company culture has been on downhill since Bogle left the company. It used to be a good place to work, not anymore.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 7 people found this helpful  

    Not great

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Malvern, PA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Malvern, PA

    I have been working at Vanguard

    Pros

    Work life balance and philanthropic opportunities

    Cons

    career growth and progression is slow and limited

    Approves of CEO
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