Vanguard

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A company that walks the walk

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Financial Associate in Charlotte, NC
Current Employee - Financial Associate in Charlotte, NC

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

Pros

Work life balance; opportunity to chart your own career; 401k contributions; affordable insurance

Cons

Cash compensation; lack of opportunities away from main campus(Pa)

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Allow the Crew more access to the decision making process.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 4 people found this helpful  

    Great for building your career, not good for established specialists (aka over 50)

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Vanguard

    Pros

    lots of support to build your career - best if you start at Vanguard.

    Cons

    Unless you are in the top 5% in your specialty, forget Vanguard. Generalists excel, specialists get crushed! Especially if you are an experienced specialist (over 50 and already built your career).
    Big push to hire younger, less experienced (and less expensive) crew.
    Service is very standardized - not much creativity/customization unless you pay ad even then, your service team has less than 10 years experience and never worked for any company except Vanguard.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't throw the experience out with the high salary. Client deserve best of the best - and when $$ is the only consideration, you lose creativity for efficiency.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 3 people found this helpful  

    Enticing "partnership bonus", poor work environment

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Communications Associate in Charlotte, NC
    Former Employee - Communications Associate in Charlotte, NC

    I worked at Vanguard full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    The benefits package is nice along with the amenities at the facility. Some nice people, young environment, lots of overtime available.

    Cons

    100% monotonous work, angry and rude customers, no real room for growth unless; forced overtime, management has serious disconnect because they never started at the same level of the majority of the workforce

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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