Wells Fargo
3.1 of 5 5,505 reviews
www.wellsfargo.com San Francisco, CA 5000+ Employees

Wells Fargo Reviews in Los Angeles, CA

Updated Jul 9, 2014
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3.1 262 reviews

                             

70% Approve of the CEO

Wells Fargo President, CEO, and Director John G. Stumpf

John G. Stumpf

(148 ratings)

47% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    My experience at Wells Fargo was very educational and I learned a lot.

    Consumer Loan Underwriter III (Former Employee)
    Costa Mesa, CA

    ProsWells Fargo truly values their employees and reward them in many ways. They have great benefits.

    ConsThe work environment was great.

    Advice to Senior ManagementEverything was great.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Customer Service (Current Employee)
    Irvine, CA

    ProsFriendly working atmosphere, get to meet lot of customers from different fields

    ConsPressure for sales and low compensation

    Advice to Senior Managementimprove benefits to employees and see the results

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great company with great benefits and a good place to grow professionally.

    Teller (Former Employee)
    Cerritos, CA

    ProsGreat company to have on your resume, pay is OK with yearly raises and quarterly bonuses, good opportunities to advance your career

    ConsYour fate is in the hands of your managers, office politics can be overwhelming, stressful sales goals

    Advice to Senior ManagementMake a career path action plan a priority so employees can always be working for where they want to go

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great place to work

    Bank Teller (Former Employee)
    Santa Ana, CA

    ProsCoworkers were awesome. Flexible schedule.

    ConsSometimes we would have to deal with rude customers.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Wells Fargo is a great place to work. Ethical, honest, and good to employees.

    Underwriter (Former Employee)
    Costa Mesa, CA

    ProsGood compensation, recognition, support, company values.

    ConsToo many layoffs lately. I wish there was more stability.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Honestly, a great place to work!

    Assistant Store Manager (Current Employee)
    Burbank, CA

    Prospromotions, money is okay if you're young and don't have a lot of responsibilities.

    Consculture, it really depends on the district you're with and there are way way too many gray areas when it comes to management, favoritism etc.

    Advice to Senior ManagementYou put way too much effort and money into hiring and training amazing professionals who will ABSOLUTELY rock at any other bank, stop losing these professionals to other companies because of higher pay and better treatment.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great company.

    Business Banking Specialist (Former Employee)
    Los Angeles, CA

    ProsStrong brand name and community presence.

    ConsNeed to do more to support their employees. HR does a terrible in providing opportunities for employees that seek to advance.

    Advice to Senior ManagementTry not to be like another Bank of America.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Awful Management

    Unerwriter (Former Employee)
    Irvine, CA

    ProsNot much, hardly no OT - could be due to the nature of the business, very volume driven

    ConsIncompetent and uneducated management, lack of training....

    Advice to Senior ManagementNeeds to attend a management boot camp

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Tough but rewarding- definitely a company for go-getters.

    Teller (Current Employee)
    Cerritos, CA

    ProsIf you are into sales and are motivated to climb the corporate ladder this is the place for you. While customer service is important sales is the number one focus.

    ConsSometimes the sales goals can be overreaching and a bit unrealistic. Even tellers are expected to sell at a high level despite the fact that it's labeled a customer service job and managers are always on top of you.

    Advice to Senior ManagementUpper management should try and pull back on the sales expectations and focus more on helping people. A sale is important but just doing service isn't a bad thing and doesn't have to always end in a sale.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Shady

    Assistant Store Manager (Current Employee)
    Los Angeles, CA

    ProsGood pay, good benefits, and you can move up within the company pretty fast as long as you do the "shady" stuff they want you to do.

    ConsThe shady stuff.. Overworking employees when it comes to sales. Sales goals are ridiculous! They will tell you to open customers X amount of accounts for customers they truly do not need. There's soooo many cons about this shady company.

    Advice to Senior ManagementStop treating employees like slaves, you don't have to make them do all that shady stuff for just some BS recognition. Lower sales goals, treat employees right. And understand that it's not about quantity more so about quality.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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