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Difficult place to make an impact. Too many layers in each organization

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA

I worked at Washington Mutual

Pros

Excellent place to work if you wnat experience in Regulatory Compliance.

Cons

Rigid work life balance outlook. Few tele-workers.

Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO
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  1. Treated unfairly by management and had negative experience in work environent.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Washington Mutual

    Pros

    WaMu had a very diverse group of people to work with and everyone knew what they were doing and very knowledgeable.

    Cons

    Did not feel like I was needed and was constantly felt underrated and disrespected by management and felt they had little faith in my work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management could make the team feel a little more included and treat those working under them with more respect and value.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. It was great while it lasted

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    Former Employee - Senior Marketing Specialist in Irvine, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Marketing Specialist in Irvine, CA

    I worked at Washington Mutual

    Pros

    To employees, the company was 100% transparent (perhaps, if they treated shareholders the same, the bank might still be in business.)

    Cons

    As a whole staff lacked passion. Also, to avoid layoffs, employees were transferred to new teams whether they posses core competencies or not. This in turn, hurt the overall work produced. Very difficult for promotion outside of Seattle.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Nothing is going to bring back this place

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
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