Washington Mutual

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Former Employee - Trader  in  Seattle, WA
Former Employee - Trader in Seattle, WA

Pros

Highly motivated people, a lot of fun, and big salaries and great benefits. Flexibility to work at home. Nice cafe inside. Work hard and play hard environment.

Cons

After becoming acquired by JP Morgan everybody pretty much lost their jobs which is a huge bummer!

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Retain employees who can contribute to the greater organiztion

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Other reviews for Washington Mutual

  1.  

    Amazing family like environment until its demise

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great benefits, excellent location, inspirational leaders (like Deanna Oppenheimer)

    Cons

    When Deanna O left for Barclay's, it seemed like the heart of WaMu went with her.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Wish the company was still around

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Fun while it lasted

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    great working conditions and people

    Cons

    hiring steve rotella going for the easy dollar did them in

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    stick to what made you what you are and don't try too hard to be one of the big guys

    Disapproves of CEO
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