Wachovia Reviews

Updated June 19, 2015
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Wachovia Chairman and CEO John G. Stumpf
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Pros
  • Wachovia was very committed to work-life balance (in 42 reviews)

  • Work/life balance, good benefits (in 53 reviews)

Cons
  • Upper management is blind sometimes (in 17 reviews)

  • micro management like i've never seen (in 16 reviews)

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681 Employee Reviews

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  1. Manager

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Virginia Beach, VA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Virginia Beach, VA

    I worked at Wachovia

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Safe, polite work environment, decent pay

    Cons

    Did not offer paid maternity leave

    Advice to Management

    Paid Maternity leave


  2. Asst Client Manager

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Wachovia full-time

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    fair, family oriented good work life balance, good benefits

    Cons

    small company, little advancement in a small company, small bank mentality

    Advice to Management

    keep up the good work


  3. great

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Wachovia full-time

    Pros

    Room for advancement, tuition reimbursement

    Cons

    The collapse of Wachovia National Association


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  5. Best company I ever worked for!

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    Former Employee - Process Manager in Charlotte, NC
    Former Employee - Process Manager in Charlotte, NC

    I worked at Wachovia full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Culture, great compensation package. Wachovia culture was like family! I enjoyed every day at work. Lots of training and growth opportunities!

    Cons

    Decisions could take a while. The hiring process seemed to take forever and bureaucracy was rampant.

    Advice to Management

    Do your due diligence before buying a mortgage company. One bad decision bankrupted the best bank in the industry!


  6. Wachovia

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    Former Employee - Client Service Associate in Winston-Salem, NC
    Former Employee - Client Service Associate in Winston-Salem, NC

    I worked at Wachovia full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Health benefits, work life balance, office culture was great! Compensation was in line with role specifications. Worked in a centralized unit and processes were well defined?

    Cons

    I really enjoyed my time here and do not have any cons to note. Departed from the company only because husband job transferred to another city.


  7. Wholesale mortgage origination

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Wachovia

    Pros

    Good benefit package including pto time

    Cons

    Follow up on strategies.give them tI'm to develop before changing course.

    Advice to Management

    Need to reach all levels for process improvement


  8. Great Company

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Wachovia full-time

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

    Pros

    Great pay policy which treat employees fairly. Switch to Wells fargo was the wost thing that happened. Good work life balance.

    Cons

    The switch to wells fargo stalled all chances of advancement and promotion. It became all about churning out numbers and selling products people didnt need.

    Advice to Management

    retire


  9. Loved working here! (call center)

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    Former Employee - Call Center Customer Service in Allentown, PA
    Former Employee - Call Center Customer Service in Allentown, PA

    I worked at Wachovia part-time (More than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Was great place to work when it was Wachovia! I will rate below based on Wachovia.

    Cons

    When they became Wells Fargo it took a turn for the worse. Everyone was unhappy employees and customers. The company stopped caring about the customer and only cared about the almighty dollar. Overworked, disrespected and unappreciated their employees. (sad)


  10. Great Company To Work For

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Wachovia

    Pros

    Able to learn about multiple functions

    Cons

    Being in the location that I was in, the atmosphere was slow.


  11. Wachovia good company

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    Former Employee - Branch Manager in Wilmington, NC
    Former Employee - Branch Manager in Wilmington, NC

    I worked at Wachovia full-time (More than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    Great company that cared for its employees

    Cons

    sold to another bank that didn't value the employees

    Advice to Management

    remember PEOPLE are a companies competitive advantage



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