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Look before you leap

Regitered Representative (Former Employee) San Diego, CA

ProsIt is a financial planning company if that is what you are seeking.

ConsInept and bordering on unethical leadership and management locally. Little training provided post-securities exams. Office culture not very professional.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Pyramid Scheme

    Financial Advisor (Former Employee) Troy, MI

    I worked at Waddell & Reed full-time for less than a year


    Pros: None, unless you're inheriting a book of business. Cons: Did not pay for licensing exams, no support structure, basically given a phone and told to sell securities.… Advice to Senior Management: Relocate HQ from Kansas City to NY No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Employee centric firm

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Shawnee, KS

    I have been working at Waddell & Reed full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: 37.5 hour work week; great benefits; caring management Cons: Lower salaries that aren't industry standard. Advice to Senior Management: Salaries should be more in line with industry. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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