BB&T Reviews

Updated May 7, 2021

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3.6
62%
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BB&T Chairman & CEO Kelly S. King
Kelly S. King
1,171 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great benefits and competitive salary(in 189 reviews)

  • "Great environment and good benefits(in 158 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Too many sales goals without opportunity to perform(in 66 reviews)

  • "Need More Diversity in Upper Management(in 60 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Fantastic company

      Jan 22, 2021 - Leadership Development Program Associate in Winston-Salem, NC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Amazing values, great commission, 401k, benefits, pension, stock options

      Cons

      Older technology, outdated systems and infrastructure

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Great team

      May 4, 2021 - Portfolio Manager in McLean, VA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      great team mates and working environment

      Cons

      little room for growth or promotion

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great Benefits

      May 2, 2021 - Operations 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Teammates great environment teamwork care for employees

      Cons

      Career Growing Opportunities within a department

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Great company to work with

      Apr 29, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great pay compared to other banks, client focused

      Cons

      Merging with SunTrust- some changes aren't the best

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good job

      May 1, 2021 - Bbb 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Stress free growth opportunity great people

      Cons

      Not at the moment later

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Good bank to work for

      Apr 23, 2021 - Universal Banker I in Lexington, SC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Decent culture on the surface, good benefits

      Cons

      Merger with Suntrust shakes things up (like any merger)

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Organization with Strong Cultural Values

      Apr 29, 2021 - Mortgage Sales Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Employee Focused, Business Resource Groups, Employee Engagement

      Cons

      Lack diversity in executive leadership roles

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    8. 2.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      does not promote from within

      Apr 17, 2021 - Branch Banker II 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Busy, steady work which makes the day go faster. Great branch managers for the most part.

      Cons

      Branch bankers are constantly moved around, with no regard to driving distance, want or need. New Branch Bankers are given advanced tasks so it is impossible to move upward in the organization. Also, when at a busy branch, the odds of "winning" prizes are greatly increased.

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    9. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Good Benefits and Pay, No Advancement Opportunities or Growth, ALWAYS Short Staffed

      Apr 6, 2021 - Branch Coordinator in Winchester, VA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Salary, Benefits, Pension, Leadership is ethics and customer service driven.

      Cons

      Always short staffed and absolutely no room for advancement unless you live near headquarters or a major metropolitan area. Scheduling is at the mercy of a program that doesn't work correctly. Coaching for advancement is non-existent.

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    10. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Decent Job

      Apr 19, 2021 - Relationship Banker 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great hours and simple work

      Cons

      This is sales role, be prepared for that.

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