Raymond James Financial

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Raymond James Financial Reviews

Updated December 17, 2014
Updated December 17, 2014
111 Reviews
3.6
111 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Respected firm that offers a great work/life balance (in 8 reviews)

  • Most of the departments are pretty laid back and everyone is easy to talk to (in 5 reviews)


Cons
  • Very low pay versus other companies in the research universe (in 5 reviews)

  • Employees are expected to work long hours for no reward (in 4 reviews)

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  1.  

    Transition Management Department work environment was not managed professionally.

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    Former Employee - Transition Management Consultant in Saint Petersburg, FL
    Former Employee - Transition Management Consultant in Saint Petersburg, FL

    I worked at Raymond James Financial full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Community involvement, social activities, knowledgeable support from other departments and employees. Nice corporate work environment.

    Cons

    Praying at business lunch meetings and client dinner meetings was encouraged creating an uncomfortable work environment. The training and management of the Transition Management Department was amateurish to say the least. Bullying and disruptive behavior was allowed at department meetings. Coworkers didn't show respect for each other. Management showed no evidence of knowledge of the actual work being done. Training sessions held in small office, with multiple people leaning over a desk to see the instructors computer, while the actual training rooms were no being utilized.

    Doesn't Recommend
  2.  

    Great firm full of knowledgeable people.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Raymond James Financial as an intern

    Pros

    Respected firm that offers a great work/life balance.

    Cons

    Growth within the company may seem political at times.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    IN my views its a great compony to work for

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - EDM in Saint Petersburg, FL
    Current Employee - EDM in Saint Petersburg, FL

    I have been working at Raymond James Financial as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Highly professional work environment, great management, good Work- Life balance , good opportunities of professional growth.

    Cons

    Highly professional work environment, great management, good Work- Life balance , good opportunities of professional growth.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Good company to work for. Very organized and invest in human capital

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Raymond James Financial

    Pros

    training, money, growth. They train you well and make sure you develop your skills

    Cons

    long hours, strict rules

  6.  

    Analyst

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Analyst in Saint Petersburg, FL
    Current Employee - Analyst in Saint Petersburg, FL

    I have been working at Raymond James Financial full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Flexible with schedules
    Family oriented
    Laid back atmosphere
    Great hours / Work life balance

    Cons

    There appear to be no growth opportunities
    Unable to further knowledge of existing title
    Technology is very behind
    There appears to be no set process in most departments.
    Pay appears to be way below the average pay in the industry for any given position

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Overall, great place to work, but need to advance technology and assist individuals with advancing their careers.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Great place to work!

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Night Shift Supervisor in Saint Petersburg, FL
    Former Employee - Night Shift Supervisor in Saint Petersburg, FL

    I worked at Raymond James Financial full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits and an awesome 401k plan. Some departments offered lots of overtime making it very easy to ensure an adequate salary.

    Cons

    Employees that work after business hours never seem to receive proper recognition.
    (Sort of an out of sight out of mind approach)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Upper management needs to involve themselves more in the manual labor or "workhorse" departments so they can provide proper bonus numbers and promotion possibilities.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Raymond james is a relaxed, supportive environment for a person breaking into the investment management business.

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    Former Employee - Analyst in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Analyst in New York, NY

    I worked at Raymond James Financial as a contractor (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    good morale, fair evaluations, helpful and friendly employees, good benefits, opportunities to learn and advance in the company

    Cons

    you have to assert yourself in order to advance and to be on the look out for opportunities to take on additional work assignments

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9. 3 people found this helpful  

    Applicant beware

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    Current Employee - Operations in Memphis, TN
    Current Employee - Operations in Memphis, TN

    I have been working at Raymond James Financial full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    The work life balance is really good. And the benefits are great.

    Cons

    Upper management is horrible. Way too stressful for below average pay

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop treating employees like they don't matter.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  10.  

    good experience

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    Former Employee - Financial Advisor in Annapolis, MD
    Former Employee - Financial Advisor in Annapolis, MD

    I worked at Raymond James Financial part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    very strong back office to support any questions you have in mutual fund and relationship building

    Cons

    you must be passionate on sales and be self-motivated.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Good company to work

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Raymond James Financial full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    RJ is a great company to work for as the culture is friendly. It's also a conservative company, so no need to worry about sudden changes.

    Cons

    Unless you are a big producer, pay is below market average. To add to the above, conservative company= slow changes

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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Symphony under the Stars at RJ stadium. A free benefit for all employees, family, and friends.

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