Wells Fargo Reviews

Updated October 18, 2014
Updated October 18, 2014
6,683 Reviews
3.2
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Wells Fargo President, CEO, and Director John G. Stumpf
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • The work-life balance is good and I was able to see a number of interesting deals (in 270 reviews)

  • They do have good benefits although they continue to degrade a little every year (in 466 reviews)


Cons
  • Sales goals that must be met whether the customer wants or needs the products (in 531 reviews)

  • work- life balance very difficult with the stress management gives to produce (in 128 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Personal banker 2

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    Current Employee - Personal Banker II in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Personal Banker II in Minneapolis, MN

    I have been working at Wells Fargo full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Solid benefits, great place to work. Performance is rewarded via bonuses and with the ability to move up fast with the company.

    Cons

    Highly micro managed, if you are not confortable with constant supervision then this is not the company for you. Constantly pushing for daily goals, if you met your goals you have to explain how you achieve them. If you did not, you have to explain what are you doing to achieve them.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Practice what you preach, make customer service number one priority. Do not measure customer satisfaction by the number of products the customer has.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Invaluable experience.

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    Former Employee - Loan Document Specialist in Des Moines, IA
    Former Employee - Loan Document Specialist in Des Moines, IA

    I worked at Wells Fargo full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Relaxed work environment. Opportunities for growth; I was promoted within my first month employed. Benefits were good. Opportunities for overtime.

    Cons

    Upper management out of touch with those below them. Relaxed work environment led to some issues between personnel; gossip, slacking off, etc.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Learned a lot and huge room to grow

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    Former Employee - CSSR
    Former Employee - CSSR

    I worked at Wells Fargo part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    If you are a student they work with your school hours. Tons of PTO, health benefits and 401k. Staff I worked with was amazing

    Cons

    MUST BE GREAT AT SALES!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I was blessed to have an amazing management staff.!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Your first mistake can be your last

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    Former Employee - Teller
    Former Employee - Teller

    I worked at Wells Fargo full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Cool co workers willing to help, competitive pay, great benefits

    Cons

    one mistake could end your career, upward mobility too slow

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    remember the little guy on the totem pole. tellers are people too!

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great Company overall

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Consumer Loan Underwriter III in Jacksonville, FL
    Former Employee - Consumer Loan Underwriter III in Jacksonville, FL

    I worked at Wells Fargo full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great training, benefits, managers. Lot of Overtime. Great Incentives.

    Cons

    When you get laid off they are not good at getting you into another dept.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If you lay people off at least attempt to place your good workers in an another position instead of making them start over with the company

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    GREAT TEAMS TO WORK WITH AND CAREER EXPERIENCE BUILDING.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Lead Teller in Phoenix, AZ
    Former Employee - Lead Teller in Phoenix, AZ

    I worked at Wells Fargo full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    The people you work with directly could be fun and you'll end up feeling at home.
    Most managers make an effort to help their teams and push people threw with careers.

    Cons

    Some times the bonuses were confusing and id say that the surveys all ready put the team in a position to get a bad rating. Credit Union Tellers make about $2 more on average if not more, Bankers get paid $5 more.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8.  

    Wells Fargo Teller

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    Current Employee - Teller in San Bernardino, CA
    Current Employee - Teller in San Bernardino, CA

    I have been working at Wells Fargo part-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    This company is Big on Ethics . They keep updated to with technology and have a great benefits and 401k.

    Cons

    I don't have any thing bad to say about this company. I really love working here.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    challenging

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Wells Fargo full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    movie tickets, discounts on your tel bill

    Cons

    open accounts, deal with really difficult customers

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    a lot of pressure

    Recommends
  10.  

    Great!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Wells Fargo

    Pros

    Cares about the employees. A lot of room for growth. Great place to be.

    Cons

    The customers can be very mean. You must have a tough skin to deal with their remarks on a day to day basis.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    I have a great time at Wells Fargo and was one of the luckier ones to be promoted on a not who you know basis.

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    Former Employee - Inbound Sales Specialist in Charlotte, NC
    Former Employee - Inbound Sales Specialist in Charlotte, NC

    I worked at Wells Fargo full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Benefits
    Decent Pay
    Excellent Training Program
    Great campus and facility

    Cons

    Challenging to move as a top performer. They want you to be a seat filler
    Very pushy in sales
    Top goals are almost unrealistic of accomplishing without jeopardizing your and company integrity
    Pretty high turnover rate

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Wells makes a-lot of money by saving a-lot of money but increase the pay at-least by $10,000 annually to be competitive with other larger banks like ours and more realistic sales goals

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

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